John Ash

Brief Life History of John

When John Ash was born on 19 December 1712, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Ash, was 31 and his mother, Sarah, was 27. He married Ann Hibberd on 25 April 1744, in Darby Monthly Meeting, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Darby Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1744. He died on 15 June 1749, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 36, and was buried in Darby Friends Cemetery, Darby Borough, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Ash
1712–1749
Ann Hibberd
1715–1780
Marriage: 25 April 1744

Sources (11)

  • John Ash, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • John Ash, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
  • John Ash in entry for Ann Hibberd, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).

Americanized form of German Asch and Esch , the latter ultimately also of Swiss German origin (see Oesch ).

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dufresne , with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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