George W. Ashcraft

4 October 1860–14 August 1899 (Age 38)
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Ashcraft was born on 4 October 1860, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, Ezekiel Ashcraft, was 24 and his mother, Eleanor Ellen Drane, was 24. He married Alice Louisa Harvey on 4 June 1880, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 14 August 1899, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Cunningham, Hardy, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Ashcraft
1860–1899
Alice Louisa Harvey
1861–1918
Marriage: 4 June 1880
Bertha Ashcraft
1881–1935
Ashcraft
1883–
Francis Jerome Ashcraft
1883–1929
Chester Auther Ashcraft
1885–1953
William Ashcraft
1887–1931
Archie Emmett Ashcraft
1891–1980
Dallie Orval Ashcraft
1893–1934
Arlie R Ashcraft
1895–1934
Myrtle A Ashcraft
1898–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1880
Harrison, West Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Bertha Ashcraft

    Female1881–1935Female

    Ashcraft

    Female1883–Female

    Francis Jerome Ashcraft

    Male1883–1929Male

    Male1885–1953Male

    William Ashcraft

    Male1887–1931Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Mary Jane Ashcraft

    Female1854–Female

    John Fletcher Ashcraft

    Male1856–1939Male

    Female1858–1929Female

    Male1860–1899Male

    Francis M Ashcraft

    Male1862–1938Male

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 12

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George W Ashcraft in household of Ezekiel Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George W Ashcroft in household of Albert N Grim, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W. Ashcraft, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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