Benjamin Alan Asher

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

The Life Summary 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 1836Guernsey, Ohio, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    +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

    English (mainly southern): topographic name denoting someone living by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.English: possibly from the Middle English personal name Ascher, a survival of the rare Old English name Æschere.English: perhaps from the Anglo-Norman and Middle English personal name Asser, Atser (Old Norse Qzurr, Azur).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hasher
    Ascher

    Sources (16)

    • Benjamin Asher, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Benjamin Asher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Benjamin Asher, "United States Census, 1860"

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