William Hardin Ashby Jr.

1867–1943 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of William Hardin

When William Hardin Ashby Jr. was born on 7 April 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, William Hardin Ashby, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Maria Badger, was 21. He married Martha Ann Stevens on 16 March 1888, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1930 and Ogden City Legislative District 2, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 3 November 1943, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hardin Ashby Jr.
1867–1943
Martha Ann Stevens
1867–1889
Marriage: 16 March 1888
Martha Estella Ashby
1889–1961

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1888
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
children

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Story Highlight

Autobiography of William Harden Ashby Jr - from "Family History of William Hardin Ashby and Nancy Maria Badger Ashby," edited and arranged by Robert L. Ashby 1944

WILLIAM HARDEN ASHBY, JR. I was born April 7, 1867, at 44 South 2nd West Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of William Hardin and Nancy Maria Badger Ashby. This birthplace was the home of my Grand …

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Sources (3)

  • William H C Ashby in household of William H Ashby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Ashby in household of Stewart M Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Ashby, "United States Census, 1940"

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