When Jesse A. Ashburn was born in February 1848, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Wesley Ashburn, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Vaughn, was 37. He married Martha Tennessee Speck on 5 January 1868, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, Overton, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1930, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mayland, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States.
English: habitational name from Ashbourne in Derbyshire, named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + burna ‘stream’.
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