Ethelbert Ebenezer Ash

1872–1949 (Age 77)
Kensington, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Ethelbert Ebenezer

When Ethelbert Ebenezer Ash was born in 1872, in Kensington, Victoria, Australia, his father, Ebenezer Ash, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Minns, was 24. He married Ellen Maria White in 1898. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1949, at the age of 77, and was buried in Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Ethelbert Ebenezer Ash
Ellen Maria White
Marriage: 1898
Roy Edward Ash
William Rupert Ash

Spouse & Children

,, Victoria, Australia


  • Male1908–1984Male

  • William Rupert Ash


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Age 20

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 29

First Federal election.

Name Meaning

1 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).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethelbert E Ash, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"
  • Ethelbert Ebenezer Ash, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Victoria, Australia, Birth Index, 1837-1917

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