Jerusha Lucretia Asbury

Female1778–about 1821

Brief Life History 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 Taylor, was 20. She married Thomas Marlow on 12 May 1796, in Washington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. 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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Family Time Line

Thomas Marlow
1770–1849
Jerusha Lucretia Asbury
1778–1821
Marriage: 12 May 1796
Martin Marlow
1795–
George Marlow
1797–1884
Tabitha Marles Marlow
1806–1870
Thomas Marlow
1806–1874
Jane Virginia Jennie Marlar Marlow
1807–1900
Allen Luther Marlar
1809–1878
William Marlow
1815–
Lucretia F. Marlowe
1817–1895
Joseph Marlow
1820–
John M Marlow
1821–1858

Sources (1)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1796Washington, Virginia, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    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.

    1781

    Age 3

    The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.

    1791

    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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