Mrs. Mary Ashley

about 1774–1850 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

Mrs. Mary Ashley was born about 1774, in Virginia, United States. She married Cary Ashley in 1795. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Grayson, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died in 1850, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Cary Ashley
1770–
Mrs. Mary Ashley
1774–1850
Marriage: 1795
Betty Ashley
1795–
James Ashley
1796–1845
Nancy Ashley
1797–
Joseph Ashley
1799–
Welcome Ashley
1801–1890
John Ashley
1803–
Martha Ashley
1805–
William Ashley
1807–
Sallie Ashley
1809–
Cary Ashley Jr.
1812–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
children

(10)

    Betty Ashley

    Female1795–Female

    James Ashley

    Male1796–1845Male

    Nancy Ashley

    Female1797–Female

    Joseph Ashley

    Male1799–Male

    Male1801–1890Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 6

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Mary Ashley in household of Cary Ashley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ashley, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Ashley, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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