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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George Richards Ash
Elizabeth Lettice Cullimore
Marriage: 24 October 1884
Clara Mae Ash
George Ernest Ash
William James Ash
Lenard Joseph Ash
Maud Eliza Ash
Cecil Lorenzo Ash
Ezra Owen Ash
Arnold Richards Ash
Elva Lettice Ash
Eldon Le Roy Ash
Thelma Rose Ash

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

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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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