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
1904–1968
Eva McNeil
1912–1975
Marriage: 19 May 1927
Cecil Ward Asher
1928–1963
Asher
Hallie Asher
Henry Asher
William Morris Asher McNeil
1930–2001
Helen Louise Asher
1932–2006
Eugene Asher
1934–1934
James Ralph Asher
1935–1988
Clifford Wayne Asher
1939–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1927
Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Cecil Ward Asher

    Male1928–1963Male

    Male1930–2001Male

    Helen Louise Asher

    Female1932–2006Female

    Eugene Asher

    Male1934–1934Male

    James Ralph Asher

    Male1935–1988Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jordan Asher

    Male1873–1942Male

    Ellen Mae Sizemore

    Female1874–1928Female

siblings

(8)

    Arthur C Asher

    Male1900–1951Male

    Male1903–1918Male

    Male1904–1968Male

    James Asher

    Male1907–Male

    Sylvia Mae Asher

    Female1910–Female

+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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