William Asher Jr

1846–16 January 1922 (Age 76)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Asher Jr was born in 1846, in England, United Kingdom, his father, William Asher Sr., was 46 and his mother, Frances MNU Asher, was 40. He had at least 4 sons with Sarah Alminta Wherry. He lived in Woodhull Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1910 and DeWitt, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 16 January 1922, in Sciota Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Asher Jr
Sarah Alminta Wherry
William Ellsworth Asher
Edward Pat Asher
Earl Asher
Albert Asher

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Alminta Wherry




Parents and Siblings

    William Asher Sr.


    Frances MNU Asher




    Mary Asher



    Joseph Asher


World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire): topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.2 Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.3 Americanized spelling of German Ascher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Asher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Asher in household of Edward Asher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Asher in household of William Asher, "United States Census, 1850"

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