William Hardin Ashby

16 July 1839–19 March 1925 (Age 85)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of William Hardin

When William Hardin Ashby was born on 16 July 1839, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathaniel Ashby, was 34 and his mother, Susan Hammond, was 30. He married Nancy Maria Badger on 14 January 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 19 March 1925, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hardin Ashby
Nancy Maria Badger
Marriage: 14 January 1865
William Hardin Ashby Jr.
Nina Maria Ashby
Ada Jane Ashby
Rodney Badger Ashby
Nathaniel Ashby
Emma Louisa Ashby
Susan Ashby
Robert L. Ashby
Mary Edith Ashby
Martha Ellen Ashby
Florence Ashby
Austin Garr Ashby
Clinton Ashby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1840 · Harmony Grove Cemetery Established
    Age 1
    The Harmony Grove Cemetery was established in 1840. Many notible people are buried many being government officials. The war department gave cannons from the Civil War to stand as monuments along with the stautes of three different people Sarah Parker Remond, Frederick Townsend War, Stephen C. Phillips.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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    Story Highlight

    Nathaniel Ashby From History of William Hardin Ashby and Nancy Maria Ashby arranged and edited by Robert L. Ashby 1944

    NATHANIEL ASHBY Shoemaker and merchant- first of his line to join the L.D.S. Church Gave his life for the Gospel NATHANIEL ASHBY son of Benjamin Ashby and Mary Young, and father of William Hardin As …

    Sources (52)

    • William Henry Ashby in entry for Ada Adelaide Ashby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Ashby in household of Bryant Stringham, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Hardin Ashby in entry for Nina Maria Wood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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