Margaret Ann Ashby

1903–1994 (Age 91)

The Life of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Ashby was born on 22 January 1903, her father, William Erwin Ashby, was 41 and her mother, Sallie G Morris, was 23. She married Joseph Clifford Young in 1918, in McGehee, Desha, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Independence Township, Lee, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1994, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Ann Ashby
Joseph Clifford Young
Marriage: 1918
Joseph Clifford Dorsey
Evans Young

Spouse & Children

McGehee, Desha, Arkansas, United States


  • Joseph Clifford Dorsey


  • Evans Young


Parents & Siblings

  • William Erwin Ashby


  • Sallie G Morris




  • Female1899–1975Female

  • May Robertson ( Bobby) Ashby


  • Female1903–1994Female

  • Zorada Ashby


  • Lydia Marjorie Ashby


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 1

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Sorrey in household of Robert L Sorrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret A Ashby in household of William S Riley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford Riley in household of William S Riley, "United States Census, 1920"

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