George F. Ashton

4 June 1864–5 February 1953 (Age 88)
Indiana, United States

The Life of George F.

When George F. Ashton was born on 4 June 1864, in Indiana, United States, his father, Ambrose Ashton, was 41 and his mother, Mary Ann Cummins, was 24. He married Dora Elizabeth Butt on 12 January 1888, in Miami, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Erie, Erie Township, Miami, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Erie Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 5 February 1953, in Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States.

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George F. Ashton
Dora Elizabeth Butt
Marriage: 12 January 1888
Edna Anise Ashton
Florence Eugenia Ashton
Mildred F Ashton

Spouse and Children


    Dora Elizabeth Butt


12 January 1888
Miami, Indiana, United States


    Edna Anise Ashton


    Florence Eugenia Ashton


    Mildred F Ashton


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tūn ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt þǣm) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tūn) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George F Ashton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Ashton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George F Ashton, "United States Census, 1920"

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