John Ludwig Ashton

5 July 1951–22 August 1996 (Age 45)
Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States

The Life of John Ludwig

When John Ludwig Ashton was born on 5 July 1951, in Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States, his father, Willard Hart Ashton, was 33 and his mother, Blanche Maude Ludwig, was 29. He died on 22 August 1996, in Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Hart Ashton
1918–1995
Blanche Maude Ludwig
1922–2013
John Ludwig Ashton
1951–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Male1918–1995Male

    Blanche Maude Ludwig

    Female1922–2013Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 4

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 13

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tūn ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt þǣm) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tūn) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Ludwig Ashton in household of Willard Hart Ashton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Ludwig Ashton in entry for Blanche Maude Ludwig Ashton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Ludwig Ashton in entry for Blanche Maude Ludwig Ashton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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