Herbert Troutman Ashby

1900–1994 (Age 94)
Calhoun, McLean, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Herbert Troutman

When Herbert Troutman Ashby was born on 18 February 1900, in Calhoun, McLean, Kentucky, United States, his father, Chester A. Ashby, was 31 and his mother, Lillie Booth Troutman, was 16. He married Nettie Melvira Hatfield in September 1973, in Kentucky, United States. He lived in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4 Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 1994, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Livermore, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Herbert Troutman Ashby
Nettie Melvira Hatfield
Marriage: September 1973

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September 1973
Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 4

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 26

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • Herbert T Ashley ?, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert T Ashby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert T Ashby in household of Chester A Ashby, "United States Census, 1920"

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