Elizabeth Morgan Ash

1892–1962 (Age 69)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Morgan

When Elizabeth Morgan Ash was born on 23 September 1892, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Morgan Ash Jr., was 35 and her mother, Harriette Atkinson, was 28. She married Walter Ross Allison on 24 January 1923, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1962, at the age of 70, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elizabeth Morgan Ash
1892–1962
Walter Ross Allison
1888–1955
Marriage: 24 January 1923
Walter Allison
1928–1999

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1923
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • John Morgan Ash Jr.

    Male1857–1928Male

  • Harriette Atkinson

    Female1864–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Elizabeth M Ash in household of John M Ash, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Ash in household of John M Ash, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth M Ash in household of John M Ash Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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