Rodney Badger Ashby

1872–1948 (Age 75)
Holden, Millard, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Rodney Badger

When Rodney Badger Ashby was born on 26 October 1872, in Holden, Millard, Utah Territory, United States, his father, William Hardin Ashby, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Maria Badger, was 26. He married Jane Marinda Stephenson on 29 September 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and Millard, Utah, United States in 1917. He died on 8 January 1948, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Leamington Cemetery, Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rodney Badger Ashby
Jane Marinda Stephenson
Marriage: 29 September 1898
Eleanor Jane Ashby
Mary Lottie Ashby
Ray Badger Ashby
Rodney Anthony Ashby
Emily Maria Ashby
Orran Thomas Ashby
George Marion Ashby
Maiben Bennett Ashby
Agnes Ashby
Carl Stephenson Ashby
Nina Ashby

Spouse & Children

29 September 1898
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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 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)

  • Rodney L Ashby in household of William H Ashby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rodney B Ashby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rodney B. Ashby, "United States Census, 1900"

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