Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft

Brief Life History of Nimrod Kennison

When Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft was born on 16 September 1818, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jacob B Ashcraft, was 26 and his mother, Sally Norton, was 17. He married Elizabeth Ashcraft on 14 January 1841, in Harrison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Grassy Creek, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 November 1904, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Knoxville, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States.

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Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft
Elizabeth Ashcraft
Marriage: 14 January 1841
Sarah Tabitha Ashcraft
Alonzo Perry Ashcraft
America Ashcraft
Samuel Jacob Ashcraft
Dr. Uriah Francis Ashcraft
George Leslie Ashcraft
Malinda Lizette Ashcraft
Amanda Melvina Ashcraft
Frank Rossford Ashcraft

Sources (22)

  • N K Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1870"
  • N K Ashcraft, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

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

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