Harriet Maria Ashby

8 April 1834–18 April 1921 (Age 87)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Maria

When Harriet Maria Ashby was born on 8 April 1834, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Ashby, was 28 and her mother, Susan Hammond, was 25. She married Briant Stringham on 20 April 1852, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 18 April 1921, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Briant Stringham
Harriet Maria Ashby
Marriage: 20 April 1852
Maria Stringham
Harriet Stringham
Polly Stringham
Elmeda Stringham
Rozilla Stringham
Henry Stringham
Alice Stringham
Nathaniel George Stringham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1852Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · City of Salem Incorporated
    Age 2
    On March 23, 1836, the city of Salem, Massachusetts was incorporated and three years later adopted a seal and motto
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Johnson Journal

    A book, written by Julia Warner, about the Johnson family. This is a PDF document that you can download and print. Copy and paste this link to get to the file: https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryM …

    Sources (42)

    • Ashby in entry for Maria Stringham Stevenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hariet Stringam, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Harriet Maria Ashby in entry for Nathaniel Geroge Stringham and Lucy Ferrin Stringham, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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