George Richards Ash

Brief Life History of George Richards

When George Richards Ash was born on 9 November 1858, in Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph William Salisbury Ash, was 22 and his mother, Eliza Richards, was 30. He married Elizabeth Lettice Cullimore on 24 October 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Pleasant Grove Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 October 1941, in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Richards Ash
1858–1941
Elizabeth Lettice Cullimore
1865–1951
Marriage: 24 October 1884
Ash
1885–1885
Clara Mae Ash
1886–1970
George Ernest Ash
1888–1965
William James Ash
1891–1970
Lenard Joseph Ash
1893–1927
Maud Eliza Ash
1895–1974
Cecil Lorenzo Ash
1897–1975
Ezra Owen Ash
1899–1963
Arnold Richards Ash
1901–1984
Elva Lettice Ash
1903–1984
Eldon Le Roy Ash
1905–1981
Thelma Rose Ash
1908–1976

Sources (72)

  • George R Ash, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Salisbury Richards, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Utah, Marriages, 1887-1966," William Henry Fackrell & Thelma Rose Ash 1924 & Parents

World Events (8)

1863

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

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).

Americanized form of German Asch and Esch , the latter ultimately also of Swiss German origin (see Oesch ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dufresne , with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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Eliza Richards Utah Pioneer

Eliza Richards b. 22 September 1828, d. June 1872 Charts Descendants of James Salisbury Birth* 22 September 1828 Eliza Richards was born on 22 September 1828 at Winterbourne, Dorset.1 Marriage* …

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