Sara Elizabeth Asher

4 June 1878–1918 (Age 39)
Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Sara Elizabeth

When Sara Elizabeth Asher was born on 4 June 1878, in Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, her father, Josiah Asher, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Fairchild, was 20. She married William Harold Willsie on 17 June 1914, in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Asher, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1918, at the age of 40.

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William Harold Willsie
Sara Elizabeth Asher
Marriage: 17 June 1914
Robert Asher Willsie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1914Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    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.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 4
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 12
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 (5)

    • Sarah E Wilsie in household of William H Wilsie, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sara E Wilsie in household of William H Wilsie, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Sarah Asher in household of Joseph Fairchilds, "United States Census, 1880"

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