Jasper Newton Ashcraft

1870–1959 (Age 88)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Jasper Newton

When Jasper Newton Ashcraft was born on 20 October 1870, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Samuel A Ashcraft, was 23 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Fletcher, was 18. He married Mary Popham on 25 December 1892, in McLennan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hardin, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Tyler, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 1959, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hardin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Newton Ashcraft
1870–1959
Mary Popham
1876–1943
Marriage: 25 December 1892
Samuel Dean Ashcraft
1894–1974
Grady " Jack" Ashcraft
1897–1978
John Ashcraft
1899–1967
Harvey Ray Ashcraft
1901–1974
Jewel Ashcraft
1904–1917
Estelle Ashcraft
1907–
Elmer Lee Ashcraft
1910–1982
Hester Dulie Ashcraft
1913–1992

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1892
McLennan, Texas, United States
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Male1847–1923Male

  • Mary Elizabeth Fletcher

    Female1852–1880Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 7

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jasper W Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jasper N Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jasper N Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1940"

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