Joseph Asbury

about 1870–
Van, Boone, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Asbury was born about 1870, in Van, Boone, Virginia, United States, his father, Stephen Asbury, was 44 and his mother, Martha Jane McVey, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Asbury
1826–
Martha Jane McVey
1833–1910
Naoma Elizabeth Asbury
1852–1924
Phoebe E Asbury
1863–
Joseph Asbury
1870–
Mary Frances Asbury
1855–
Nancy Abigail Asbury
1857–1935
Eliza Jane Asbury
1860–1905
Amanda Cora Asbury
1865–1933
Arminta Asbury
1867–1921
James William Asbury
1871–1948
James M. Asbury
1872–
John Henry Asbury
1876–

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World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 0
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 0
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 24
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English:variant of Astbury , a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry ).habitational name from either of two places, Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon, derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire, but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.

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

Possible Related Names

Asberry
Astbury

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