When Elizabeth Ash was born on 8 January 1802, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Ash, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Coffin, was 30. She died in June 1802, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 0.
English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).
Americanized form of German Asch and Esch , the latter ultimately also of Swiss German origin (see Oesch ).
Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dufresne , with the same meaning as 1 above.