Benjamin Alan Asher

30 July 1815–18 July 1886 (Age 70)
Nottingham, Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin Alan

When Benjamin Alan Asher was born on 30 July 1815, in Nottingham, Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, Luke Asher, was 54 and his mother, Nancy Scott, was 43. He married Sarah Maria Hineline on 30 July 1836, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Porter, Westchester Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Pleasant Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 18 July 1886, in Kouts, Pleasant Township, Porter, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hopewell Mennonite Cemetery, Kouts, Pleasant Township, Porter, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Alan Asher
1815–1886
Sarah Maria Hineline
1811–1866
Marriage: 30 July 1836
Reading Asher
1837–1910
Caroline Asher
1852–
Abraham Asher
1839–1841
Edward S. Asher
1840–1913
John Asher
1843–
Benjamin F Asher
1847–1920
Paulina Asher
1848–1905
Nancy Asher
1850–1923
Nancy Emma Asher
1850–1886
Anna Marie Vedicka
1862–1910

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 July 1836
Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

(10)

    Reading Asher

    Male1837–1910Male

    Abraham Asher

    Male1839–1841Male

    Edward S. Asher

    Male1840–1913Male

    Male1843–Male

    Benjamin F Asher

    Male1847–1920Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1761–1846Male

    Nancy Scott

    Female1772–1843Female

siblings

(8)

    Anthony Asher

    Male1792–1856Male

    Female1795–1868Female

    Male1797–Male

    Rachael Asher

    Female1799–Female

    Abraham Asher

    Male1808–1882Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1816

Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire): topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.2 Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.3 Americanized spelling of German Ascher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Asher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Asher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Asher, "United States Census, 1850"

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