Martha Ann Ashby

11 August 1844–31 March 1917 (Age 72)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Ashby was born on 11 August 1844, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, Vincent Ashby, was 37 and her mother, Hulda Robertson, was 27. She married John H. Branson on 16 November 1868, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 31 March 1917, in Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H. Branson
1848–1936
Martha Ann Ashby
1844–1917
Marriage: 16 November 1868
Sarah Frances Branson
1868–1938
Joa L Branson
1871–1888
Charles Branson
1873–1944
Walter Robert Branson
1876–1959
Ova Branson
1878–1922
Callie Branson
1881–1886
Nora Branson
1887–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1868
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1865

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha A Ashby in household of Vincent Ashby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Branson in household of John H Branson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Branson in household of James H Branson, "United States Census, 1870"

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