Lee Ashley

9 September 1900–10 September 1982 (Age 82)
Hopkins, Texas, United States

The Life of Lee

When Lee Ashley was born on 9 September 1900, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, his father, William Turner Ashley, was 39 and his mother, Frances Henrietta E. Drake, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Pearl Ivy Burrow Ashley. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Howard, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 2, Howard, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 September 1982, in Howard, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Big Spring, Howard, Texas, United States.

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Lee Ashley
Pearl Ivy Burrow Ashley
Nelene Ashley

Spouse and Children



    Nelene Ashley


Parents and Siblings

    William Turner Ashley


    Frances Henrietta E. Drake





    Stella P Ashley


    Ruth D. Ashley


World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named Ashley, from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lee Ashley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Ashley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee A Ashley in household of William T Ashley, "United States Census, 1910"

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