John Ashworth

21 December 1819–28 May 1886 (Age 66)
Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Ashworth was born on 21 December 1819, in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Caleb Ashworth, was 37 and his mother, Ellen Pilling, was 37. He married Ann Pickup on 29 October 1843, in Haslingden, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1853. He died on 28 May 1886, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ashworth
Sarah Ann Ball
Marriage: 15 December 1849
William Booth Ashworth
Mary Jane Ashworth
Heber Hyrum Ashworth
Joseph Henry Ashworth
John Ephraim Ashworth
James Jesse Ashworth
Isaac Charles Ashworth
Sarah Ellen Ashworth
Henry Ashworth
Oliver Ether Ashworth
Caleb Ashworth
James Albert Ashworth
Charles Franklin Ashworth
Laura Ann Ashworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1849St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 6
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 23
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from Ashworth in Lancashire, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Notes from Gladys Cottrell on John Ashworth's family group record 19 Jul 1997

    John crossed the plains in the 16th company in 1952 (film 298440) under Captain Uriah Curtis and with wife Sarah Ann and son William. Personal History: Born in Lancashire, England Dec 21 1819. Marr …

    Sources (32)

    • John Ashworth in entry for Laura A Gates, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Ashworth, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Ashworth in entry for Mary Jane Judd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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