Jerusha Lucretia Asbury

1778–about 1821 (Age 43)
Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Jerusha Lucretia

When Jerusha Lucretia Asbury was born in 1778, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, George Robert Asbury, was 22 and her mother, Mary Ann Taylor, was 20. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John Thomas Marlow. She died about 1821, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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John Thomas Marlow
Jerusha Lucretia Asbury
Martin Marlow
Margeret Elizabeth Hammons

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 2
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
Age 3
The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.
Age 13
Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English:variant of Astbury , a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry ).habitational name from either of two places, Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon, derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire, but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.

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

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  • John Asbury - Death registers, 1853-1906 (Virginia); ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6XCZ-WB4?personaUrl=%2F

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