Henry Oliver Ashby

1888–1977 (Age 88)
Danbury, Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry Oliver

Henry Oliver Ashby was born on 29 November 1888, in Danbury, Stokes, North Carolina, United States as the son of Purlina or Dolly Ashby. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Ida Lou Manring. He lived in Meadows, Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Meadows Township, Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 30 May 1977, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Germanton, Stokes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Oliver Ashby
Ida Lou Manring
Posey Reid Ashby
Odell Oliver Ashby
Pauline Irene Ashby
Joel Henry Ashby
Chester Monroe Ashby
Thomas Eugene Ashby
Annie Lou Ashby
Ida Mae Ashby
Robert Wayne Ashby

Spouse & Children



+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Purlina or Dolly Ashby




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 9

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Henry Ashby in household of Pink Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H O Ashby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henery O Ashby, "United States Census, 1920"

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