John Fred Ashby

10 October 1873–26 June 1964 (Age 90)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Fred

When John Fred Ashby was born on 10 October 1873, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Ashby, was 44 and his mother, Ann Chester, was 37. He married Elizabeth Annie Jones on 10 October 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1917. He died on 26 June 1964, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fred Ashby
Elizabeth Annie Jones
Marriage: 10 October 1894
Ruth Ann Ashby
Beula Bell Ashby
Eva Ashby
Daughter Ashby
Son Ashby
Beth Ashby
John Dale Ashby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1894Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 23
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1897 · The Utah State Historical Society
    Age 24
    The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ (or in one instance possibly from the Old Norse personal name Aski) + ‘farm’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Eva Ashby

    These are a few of the highlights of my life as told to me and as I remember them. I am grateful and proud of good heritage, having been born under the covenant of righteous parents. My father was J …

    Sources (66)

    • John F Ashby in entry for Beth Ashby, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Frederick Ashby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John F. Ashley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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