John Ashman, Jr.

7 February 1823–27 April 1909 (Age 86)
Westcliffe, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Ashman, Jr. was born on 7 February 1823, in Westcliffe, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ashman Sr, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Arnold, was 29. He married Ann Wild on 18 November 1844, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 27 April 1909, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ashman, Jr.
Ann Wild
Marriage: 18 November 1844
Ann Elizabeth Ashman
Harriet Ashman
Isabella Ashman
John Thomas Ashman
Ellen Ashman
Sarah Jane Ashman
Imogene Ashman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1844Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 7
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Turkish: ornamental name or nickname from er ‘man, male’, also ‘hero, soldier’.Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 爾 (meaning ‘thou or you’ in ancient Chinese), a shortened form of the Chinese compound surname Er-Zhu (爾朱), from the ancient name of a river (now called Zhu Jia Chuan), located in northwestern Shanxi province.Chinese: Teochew form of the surname 余, see Yu 1. Compare Ear .

    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 (29)

    • John Ashman (b1823), "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Ashman & Lydia Toy, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Ashman in entry for Ellen Ashman Webb, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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