Margery Elwina Ashbrook

1890–1963 (Age 73)
Claysville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margery Elwina

When Margery Elwina Ashbrook was born on 15 January 1890, in Claysville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Henry Ashbrook, was 30 and her mother, Emma Etta Booth, was 21. She died on 5 February 1963, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Claysville Cemetery, Donegal Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Margery Elwina Ashbrook
Clyde Allen Wherry

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Ashbrook


  • Female1868–1944Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 (1)

  • Marjorie E Ashbrook in household of William H Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1910"

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