Adonis Ashbrook

15 September 1892–10 September 1967 (Age 75)
Russell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Adonis

When Adonis Ashbrook was born on 15 September 1892, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Berry Smith Ashbrook, was 35 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Burden, was 31. He married Rosa Frances Chumbley on 1 January 1922, in Russell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Russell Springs, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 4, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 10 September 1967, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Russell Springs, Russell, Kentucky, United States.

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Adonis Ashbrook
Rosa Frances Chumbley
Marriage: 1 January 1922
Adron A Ashbrook
Herman R. Ashbrook
Adelyne Ashbrook
Selma Rose Ashbrook
Lindell Donis Ashbrook

Spouse and Children

1 January 1922
Russell, Kentucky, United States


    Adron A Ashbrook


    Herman R. Ashbrook



    Selma Rose Ashbrook


    Lindell Donis Ashbrook


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adonis Ashbrooks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adonis Ashbrook in household of Mary Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adonas Ashbrooks in household of Berry S Ashbrooks, "United States Census, 1900"

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