Morgan H. Ash Jr.

24 November 1860–11 December 1938 (Age 78)
Parkersburg, Wood, Virginia, United States

The Life of Morgan H.

When Morgan H. Ash Jr. was born on 24 November 1860, in Parkersburg, Wood, Virginia, United States, his father, Morgan Hilary Ash Sr., was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Gentry, was 21. He married Saphronia "Fronie" Richardson on 23 November 1879, in Houston, Wayne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida, United States in 1900 and United States in 1910. He died on 11 December 1938, in Century, Escambia, Florida, United States, at the age of 78.

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Morgan H. Ash Jr.
Saphronia "Fronie" Richardson
Marriage: 23 November 1879
Emma Ash
Walter Hilery Ash Sr.
Mamie G. Ash
Lura or Lula Ash
Bettie Ash
Willie E. Ash
Florence Della Ash

Spouse and Children


    Saphronia "Fronie" Richardson


23 November 1879
Houston, Wayne, Tennessee, United States


    Emma Ash



    Mamie G. Ash


    Lura or Lula Ash


    Bettie Ash


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Morgan Hilary Ash Sr.


    Charlotte Gentry




World Events (8)


Age 1

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Morgan H Ash, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Morgan H Ash Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Morgan H Ash in entry for Unknown, "Alabama, County Birth Registers, 1881-1930"

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