Herbert Janiva Ashby

1924–1944 (Age 20)
Texas, United States

The Life of Herbert Janiva

When Herbert Janiva Ashby was born on 14 April 1924, in Texas, United States, his father, Lander Javenia Ashby, was 38 and his mother, Carrie Elizabeth Harrison, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 22 December 1944, at the age of 20, and was buried in Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lander Javenia Ashby
Carrie Elizabeth Harrison
Carrie Pearly Ashby
Hettie Ashley
Curtis Leon Ashby
Mary L Ashley
Robert R Ashby Sr
Robert R Ashby
Clara M Ashby
Lee Roy Ashby
Herbert Janiva Ashby

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1886–1959Male

  • Carrie Elizabeth Harrison




  • Carrie Pearly Ashby


  • Hettie Ashley


  • Male1912–1990Male

  • Mary L Ashley


  • Male1917–1976Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 7

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Herbert Ashley in household of Landrey J Ashley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Janaver Ashby, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Herbert Janaver Ashby, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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