Henry R. Ashby

1877–1944 (Age 67)
Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of Henry R.

When Henry R. Ashby was born in 1877, in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States, his father, James H. Ashby, was 36 and his mother, Mary E Sabin, was 37. He lived in Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States in 1880. He died about 1944, in Italy, at the age of 67.

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James H. Ashby
Mary E Sabin
Henry R. Ashby

Parents & Siblings

  • James H. Ashby


  • Mary E Sabin




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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.

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 (2)

  • Henry R Ashby in household of James H Ashby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry R. Ashby - Published information: birth-name: henry randall ashby

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