Isabella Ashman

15 May 1850–14 May 1940 (Age 89)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Ashman was born on 15 May 1850, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ashman, Jr., was 27 and her mother, Ann Wild, was 23. She married Hans Peterson on 5 September 1868, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fillmore Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 14 May 1940, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peterson
Isabella Ashman
Marriage: 5 September 1868
George Henry Peterson
John Ashman Peterson
Elizabeth Ann Peterson
Edward Peterson
James Peterson
Mary Alice Peterson
Katie Peterson
Ellen Peterson
Nephi Fillmore Peterson
Thomas William Peterson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1868Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 13
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Asman, Ashman (Old English Æscmann, probably originally a byname from æscman ‘shipman, sailor’).Americanized form of German Aschmann .Americanized form of German and Swiss German Eschmann .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Elizabeth Ashman Carling (1845-1929) by her daughter, Isabel Carling Brunson

    It must have been a cold day in London, England, on the twentieth day of December, in the year eighteen and forty-five, when the age old stork made his long expected visit to the home of John and Ann …

    Sources (31)

    • Isabel Peterson in household of H B Mace, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Isabelle Ashman in entry for Elizabeth Ann Merrill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Issabell Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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