Minnie Alice Ashburn

1897–1995 (Age 98)
Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Minnie Alice

When Minnie Alice Ashburn was born on 5 March 1897, in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Sandy Thomas Ashburn, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Martha Ashburn, was 19. She lived in Pilot Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 October 1995, in King, Stokes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Sandy Thomas Ashburn
1870–1952
Sarah Martha Ashburn
1877–1963
Nonnie Josephine Ashburn
1896–1988
Minnie Alice Ashburn
1897–1995
Warner Ashburn
1897–
Roy Ashburn
1899–1915
Lela Mae Ashburn
1901–1987
Claude Woltz Ashburn
1903–1937
Paul Saunders Ashburn
1903–1961
Ruth Ellen Ashburn
1908–1997
Edith Jeanette Ashburn
1910–1999
Ashburn
1914–1914
Virginia Lucille Ashburn
1917–1955

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 21

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashburnham in Sussex (Esseborne in Domesday Book), Ashbourne in Derbyshire, or Ashburton in Devon (Æscburnan land in a document of 1008 ), all named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Ashburn in household of Sandy T Ashburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Ashburn in household of Sandy T Ashburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie A Ashburn in household of Sandy T Ashburn, "United States Census, 1910"

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