Robert E Lee Ashbrook

1863–1920 (Age 56)
Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert E Lee

When Robert E Lee Ashbrook was born on 9 November 1863, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Absalom Ashbrook, was 44 and his mother, Sabina Elliott, was 35. He married Lenna L Dorsey. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 June 1920, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert E Lee Ashbrook
Lenna L Dorsey
Meryl A Ashbrook
Eula Lee Ashbrook
Dorothy V Ashbrook
Wynette Ashbrook
Hildreth D Ashbrook
Edson H Ashbrook

Spouse & Children



  • Meryl A Ashbrook


  • Eula Lee Ashbrook


  • Dorothy V Ashbrook


  • Female1896–1989Female

  • Hildreth D Ashbrook


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Parents & Siblings



+11 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 14

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English ēast + brōc ‘nook’.2 In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robt E Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robt Lee Ashbrook in household of Absolom Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1880"

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