Carl Byron Asbury

Male9 November 1898–2 March 1979

Brief Life History of Carl Byron

When Carl Byron Asbury was born on 9 November 1898, in Nyesville, Washington Township, Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Asbury, was 32 and his mother, Myrtle Skelton, was 19. He married Helen Woolverton on 22 January 1918, in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1950. He died on 2 March 1979, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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Carl Byron Asbury
Helen Woolverton
Marriage: 22 January 1918
Gerald Alan Asbury
Carol Marie Asbury
Rosalie Asbury

Sources (16)

  • Carl Asbury, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carl Byron Asbury - Individual or family possessions: birth: 9 November 1898; Nyesville, Parke, Indiana, United States
  • Carl Asberry, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1918Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 8

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.


    Age 22

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Astbury , a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry ).

    habitational name from either of two places, Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon, derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire, but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.

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

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