Raymond Joy Ashton

Male23 January 1887–7 April 1973

Brief Life History of Raymond Joy

When Raymond Joy Ashton was born on 23 January 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Treharne Ashton, was 31 and his mother, Effie Walker Morris, was 28. He married Winnie Grace Richards on 18 June 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 7 April 1973, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Raymond Joy Ashton
Winnie Grace Richards
Marriage: 18 June 1913
Yvonne Richards ASHTON
Jay Richards Ashton
Leila Richards Ashton
Janet Richards Ashton

Sources (37)

  • Raymond Jay Ashton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Raymond Joy in entry for J P Collier and Leila Richards Ashton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Ramond Jay Ashton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 23

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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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    Raymond and Winnie's family

    0. Edward T. Ashton 1. Raymond & Winnie 2. Evonne Willey (b 1915) Richard Haven Willey 3. (Twink) Evonne Lee Chin Mo Lee (Korean, sp) [5 children: David, Geoffrey, Keri, Erin, Richard] 4.Da …

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