Levi Louis ASHBROOK Sr

1794–1868 (Age 74)
Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Levi Louis

When Levi Louis ASHBROOK Sr was born on 10 April 1794, in Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, Levi Ashbrook II, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor Chenoweth, was 20. He married Mary Polly Dooley in 1818. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died on 8 August 1868, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Louis ASHBROOK Sr
1794–1868
Mary Polly Dooley
1803–1872
Marriage: 1818
Zerilda J Ashbrooke
1819–1876
Serelson ASHBROOK
1823–
William E Ashbrook
1820–1882
Obadiah ASHBROOK
1824–1881
Henry Ashbrook
1825–1880
Rebecca Ann ASHBROOK
1826–1875
Martha ASHBROOK
1828–1879
Levi Louis Ashbrook
1830–1892
Elizabeth Lizzie F Ashbrook
1833–1880
Susan Ashbrook
1837–1862
James Edward Ashbrook
1841–1919
John Irving Ashbrook Sr
1843–1928

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1818
of, CLARK, KENTUCKY
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Levi Ashbrook II

    Male1765–1828Male

  • Female1774–1852Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 2

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 24

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

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)

  • Levi Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Louis Ashbrook, "Find A Grave Index"

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