Abraham Ashbrook

1856–1933 (Age 76)
Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Ashbrook was born on 26 March 1856, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Absalom Ashbrook, was 37 and his mother, Sabina Elliott, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Elizabeth Catherine Jones. He lived in Austinburg, Austinburg Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 5, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 30 January 1933, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Ashbrook
Elizabeth Catherine Jones
Lawrence E Ashbrook
William Alfred Ashbrook
Juanita Adelaide Ashbrook

Spouse & Children

  • Male1856–1933Male

  • Elizabeth Catherine Jones




  • Lawrence E Ashbrook


  • Male1898–1976Male

  • Juanita Adelaide Ashbrook


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Abraham Ashbrook in household of Harry D Perkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Abraham Ashbrook in household of Absolom Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abraham Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1920"

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