Simeon Ashbrook

1846–1883 (Age 37)
Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Ashbrook was born on 4 April 1846, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Absalom Ashbrook, was 27 and his mother, Sabina Elliott, was 17. He married Lizzie Perdue on 13 July 1872, in Carroll, Ohio, United States. He died on 1 August 1883, in East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Simeon Ashbrook
Lizzie Perdue
Marriage: 13 July 1872

Spouse & Children

  • Male1846–1883Male

  • Lizzie Perdue


13 July 1872
Carroll, Ohio, United States

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World Events (6)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Simon Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Simeon Ashbrook, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Simon Ashbrook in entry for William Melvin Ashbrook and Sarah Elizabeth Post, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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