Paul James Ashworth

7 September 1914–26 February 1967 (Age 52)
Robstown, Nueces, Texas, United States

The Life of Paul James

When Paul James Ashworth was born on 7 September 1914, in Robstown, Nueces, Texas, United States, his father, James Joshua Ashworth, was 35 and his mother, Dona Ellen Keels, was 27. He married Mazell Willie Cunningham on 1 August 1937, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Young, Texas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 26 February 1967, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Paul James Ashworth
Mazell Willie Cunningham
Marriage: 1 August 1937
Jimmy Paul Ashworth

Spouse and Children

1 August 1937
Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States


    Jimmy Paul Ashworth


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Ashworth, in Lancashire and elsewhere, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + worð ‘enclosed settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul Ashworth in household of James Ashworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James P Ashworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James P Ashworth in household of James J Ashworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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