Mary F Ashbrook

1901–1984 (Age 82)
, Centralia,, Ill

The Life of Mary F

When Mary F Ashbrook was born on 26 November 1901, her father, Howard Rosco Ashbrooke, was 34 and her mother, Anna Belle Crittenden, was 19. She married Bonsell Cox on 10 April 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 9 January 1984, in Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Peru.

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Mary F Ashbrook
Bonsell Cox
Marriage: 10 April 1920
Marilyn J Cox
Eldon R Cox

Spouse & Children

10 April 1920


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 5

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English ēast + brōc ‘nook’.2 In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary F Ashbrook in household of Howard R Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary F Ashbrook in household of Howard R Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary F Ashbrooke, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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