Elias Conway Ashton

16 February 1880–14 October 1919 (Age 39)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elias Conway

When Elias Conway Ashton was born on 16 February 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Treharne Ashton, was 24 and his mother, Effie Walker Morris, was 21. He married Rosabel Hall on 22 September 1908, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 14 October 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Conway Ashton
Rosabel Hall
Marriage: 22 September 1908
Conway Alan Ashton
Carlyle Hall Ashton
Helen Hall Ashton
Margaret Hall Ashton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1908Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol
    Age 1
    On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 16
    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

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tūn ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt thǣm) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tūn) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

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

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    Elias Conway Ashton by Conway Alan Ashton

       Christmas 2000            ELIAS CONWAY ASHTON by Conway Alan Ashton My father was named Elias Conway Ashton.  He did not like the name Elias so he went by the name of E. Conway Ashton.  The name …

    Sources (38)

    • Elias Conway Ashton in entry for Conway Ashton, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Elias Conway Ashton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Clive Conway Ashton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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