Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft

16 September 1818–21 November 1904 (Age 86)
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Nimrod Kennison Ashcraft
1818–1904
Elizabeth Ashcraft
1821–1864
Marriage: 14 January 1841
Sarah Tabitha Ashcraft
1842–1903
Alonzo Perry Ashcraft
1844–1912
America Ashcraft
1846–1920
Samuel Jacob Ashcraft
1849–1889
Dr. Uriah Francis Ashcraft
1852–1879
George Leslie Ashcraft
1855–1924
Malinda Lizette Ashcraft
1858–1908
Amanda Melvina Ashcraft
1861–1892
Frank Rossford Ashcraft
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1841
Harrison, Kentucky, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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

Age 1

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1846

Age 28

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • N K Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nimrod Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nimrod Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1860"

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