Jessie Redman Ashby

1898–1966 (Age 67)
Rusk, Texas, United States

The Life of Jessie Redman

When Jessie Redman Ashby was born on 16 August 1898, in Rusk, Texas, United States, his father, John Peyton Ashby, was 43 and his mother, Martha Ann "Mattie" Jones, was 35. He married Ada Belle Hill on 16 June 1918, in Rusk, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 March 1966, in Pone, Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Compton, Rusk, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Redman Ashby
Ada Belle Hill
Marriage: 16 June 1918
Kenneth Howard Ashby

Spouse & Children

16 June 1918
Rusk, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Peyton Ashby


  • Martha Ann "Mattie" Jones




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie R Ashby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie R Ashby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse Ashby, "United States Census, 1940"

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