George W. Ashcraft

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

The Life Summary 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 Drain, was 22. 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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George W. Ashcraft
Alice Louisa Harvey
Marriage: 4 June 1880
Bertha Ashcraft
Francis Jerome Ashcraft
Chester Auther Ashcraft
William Ashcraft
Archie Emmett Ashcraft
Dallie Orval Ashcraft
Arlie R Ashcraft
Myrtle A Ashcraft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1880Harrison, West Virginia, United States
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    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. 
    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.

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    Sources (33)

    • George W Ashcraft in household of Ezekiel Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George W Ashcraft, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
    • George W Ashcroft in household of Albert N Grim, "United States Census, 1870"

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