Russell Forest Ashcraft

1896–1965 (Age 69)
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Russell Forest

When Russell Forest Ashcraft was born on 7 December 1896, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, his father, Clarence D Ashcraft, was 24 and his mother, Zippora D. Porter, was 25. He married Myra Francis Dance on 24 December 1914, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Callensville, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 6, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 6 December 1965, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Gumlick Church Cemetery, Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States.

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Russell Forest Ashcraft
Myra Francis Dance
Marriage: 24 December 1914

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24 December 1914
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell F Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russel F Ashcroft in household of Clarance D Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Russell Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1930"

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