Mary Ann Ashburn

7 June 1834–23 August 1874 (Age 40)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ashburn was born on 7 June 1834, in Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Ashburn, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Hart, was 27. She married William Jennings Newhard on 15 December 1853, in Trumbull, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 23 August 1874, in Uniondale, Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jennings Newhard
Mary Ann Ashburn
Marriage: 15 December 1853
Sarah Ellen Newhard
Henry Nelson Newhard
William Franklin NEWHARD
Emma Elizabeth NEWHARD
Samuel Wells NEWHARD
Ida Belle Newhard
Oscar Orwell Newhard

Spouse and Children

15 December 1853
Trumbull, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Ashburn


    Elizabeth Hart




    Catherine Jane Ashburn


    Samuel Ashburn


    Garret Asbury Ashburn


    William Henderson Ashburn



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 2

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashburnham in Sussex (Esseborne in Domesday Book), Ashbourne in Derbyshire, or Ashburton in Devon (Æscburnan land in a document of 1008 ), all named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Ashburn in household of Joseph Ashburn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Newhard in household of William J Newhard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Newhard in household of William J Newhard, "United States Census, 1870"

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