William James Ashbrook

1901–1985 (Age 83)
Bardwell, Carlisle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Ashbrook was born on 7 September 1901, in Bardwell, Carlisle, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Franklin Ashbrook, was 32 and his mother, Mollie Partin, was 26. He married Annie N. Hodges on 29 June 1930, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Cunningham, Carlisle, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 27 January 1985, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Greensburg, Green, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William James Ashbrook
Annie N. Hodges
Marriage: 29 June 1930
Dr. Mary Adair Ashbrook
Dr. William James Ashbrook Jr.

Spouse & Children

29 June 1930
Green, Kentucky, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • James Franklin Ashbrook


  • Female1875–1957Female



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • William J Ashbrooks in household of James F Ashbrooks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William James Ashbrook, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.