Jennie Elizabeth Ashby

1883–1968 (Age 85)
Rusk, Texas, United States

The Life of Jennie Elizabeth

When Jennie Elizabeth Ashby was born on 3 May 1883, in Rusk, Texas, United States, her father, John Peyton Ashby, was 28 and her mother, Martha Ann "Mattie" Jones, was 20. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jasper Lee Andrew Tipps. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Rusk, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 28 May 1968, in Henderson, Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Henderson, Rusk, Texas, United States.

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Jennie Elizabeth Ashby
Jasper Lee Andrew Tipps
Mattie Lee Tipps
Robert Lee Tipps

Spouse & Children



  • Mattie Lee Tipps


  • Robert Lee Tipps


Parents & Siblings

  • John Peyton Ashby


  • Martha Ann "Mattie" Jones




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • J Elizabeth Tipps in household of Lee Tipps, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie Tipps in household of Lee Tipps, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie Tipps in household of Lee Tipps, "United States Census, 1920"

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