William Hardin Ashby

1839–1925 (Age 85)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life 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 Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, 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
1839–1925
Nancy Maria Badger
1846–1917
Marriage: 14 January 1865
William Hardin Ashby Jr.
1867–1943
Nina Maria Ashby
1868–1958
Ada Jane Ashby
1870–1935
Rodney Badger Ashby
1872–1948
Nathaniel Ashby
1874–1947
Emma Louisa Ashby
1876–1952
Susan Ashby
1878–1945
Robert L. Ashby
1880–1970
Mary Edith Ashby
1883–1953
Martha Ellen Ashby
1885–1962
Florence Ashby
1887–1889
Austin Garr Ashby
1889–1944
Clinton Ashby
1891–1895

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1865
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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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.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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 …

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Sources (3)

  • William Ashby in household of Bryant Stringham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Ashby in household of Susan Ashby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Ashby, "United States Census, 1900"

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