Joseph Hendricks Asher

5 May 1904–6 May 1968 (Age 64)
Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph Hendricks

When Joseph Hendricks Asher was born on 5 May 1904, in Knox, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jordan Asher, was 31 and his mother, Ellen Mae Sizemore, was 29. He married Eva McNeil on 19 May 1927, in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Portage, Ohio, United States in 1968. He died on 6 May 1968, in Ravenna, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Grandview Memorial Park, Ravenna, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hendricks Asher
Eva McNeil
Marriage: 19 May 1927
Cecil Ward Asher
Hallie Asher
Henry Asher
William Morris Asher McNeil
Helen Louise Asher
Eugene Asher
James Ralph Asher
Clifford Wayne Asher

Spouse and Children

19 May 1927
Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States


    Cecil Ward Asher



    Helen Louise Asher


    Eugene Asher


    James Ralph Asher


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jordan Asher


    Ellen Mae Sizemore




    Arthur C Asher




    James Asher


    Sylvia Mae Asher


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire): topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.2 Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.3 Americanized spelling of German Ascher .

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

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Story Highlight

Left Wife For Employee

According to oral family history passed down by my mom and grandma, Joe Asher “ran away with the hired help”, leaving his first wife Eva for an employee who worked at their general store. My mother h …

Sources (3)

  • Joe Asher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Asher in household of Leo Fountan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe Asher, "United States Census, 1940"

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