Elizabeth Ashton

Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ashton was born in 1851, in Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the daughter of Richard Ashton and Jane Oliver. She married Edward Owen on 19 May 1836. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Edward Owen
Elizabeth Ashton
Pryce Owen
Jane Owen
Elizabeth Owen
Catherine Eliza Owen

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Richard Ashton


    Jane Oliver




World Events (3)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 16

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 57

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tūn ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt þǣm) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tūn) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Richards, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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