George L Ashmead

Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George L

George L Ashmead was born in 1846, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Elizabeth Harrison Fleming from January 1867 to December 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in East New Market, Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1880.

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George L Ashmead
Elizabeth Harrison Fleming
Marriage: from January 1867 to December 1867
Rachel Ashmead
Elizabeth S Ashmead
Josephine Ashmead
Marion L Ashmead
Hanuh S Ashmead

Spouse and Children

from January 1867 to December 1867


World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 31

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashmead Green or Ashmead House in Gloucestershire, named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + mǣd ‘meadow’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • George L Ashmead, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George L Ashmead in entry for Hanuh S Ashmead, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Geo. Ashmead in entry for Marion L. Ashmead, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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