Jesse Leonard Asbury

14 March 1920–5 May 1979 (Age 59)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Jesse Leonard

When Jesse Leonard Asbury was born on 14 March 1920, in Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Asbury, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Perry Christian, was 43. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lila Lee Dorway. He lived in Perry, Queensland, Australia in 1935 and Rockwood, Rockwood Election Precinct, Randolph, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1979, at the age of 59.

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Jesse Leonard Asbury
Lila Lee Dorway
Sharon Lea Asbury
Jesse Edward Asbury

Spouse and Children



    Sharon Lea Asbury


    Jesse Edward Asbury


Parents and Siblings



    Fred Asbury


    Eva Flora Asbury


    George Samuel Asbury


    Murray Richard Asbury


    Anna Hyacinth Asbury


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 17

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands):1. habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’. 2. from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Asbury in household of Samuel Asbury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie L Asbury in household of Samuel Asbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Asbury, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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