Esther Ann Busby

15 May 1842–17 December 1914 (Age 72)
Pleasant Gardens, Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Esther Ann

When Esther Ann Busby was born on 15 May 1842, in Pleasant Gardens, Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph E. Busby, was 31 and her mother, Ann Cady Eldredge, was 29. She married Richard Hammond Ashby on 20 December 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Leeds, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 December 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hammond Ashby
1836–1909
Esther Ann Busby
1842–1914
Marriage: 20 December 1862
Emma Esther Ashby
1863–1938
Anna Cady Ashby
1865–1951
Katy May Ashby
1869–1949
Richard Nathaniel Ashby
1871–1904
Maud Ashby
1873–1874
Williard Ashby
1875–1877
William Wallace Ashby Sr.
1877–1944
Joseph Mark Ashby
1879–1880
Clifford Ashby
1882–1964
Carlos Busby Ashby
1885–1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 9
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Busby in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush, shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + ‘homestead, village’. Alternatively, a habitational name from Bushby in Leicestershire.Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Busby in Carmunnock (Renfrewshire).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Busbey
    Buzbee
    Busbee
    Buzby
    Bushby

    Sources (23)

    • Esther Busby in entry for Katy M Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Esther Buzby in household of Joseph W Buzby, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Esther Ann Ashby, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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