John Ash

1876–1950 (Age 74)
Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States

The Life of John

When John Ash was born on 9 October 1876, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, his father, James Pleasanton Ash, was 42 and his mother, Martha Ellen Appleton, was 20. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Fannie McChristain. He lived in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 6 November 1950, at the age of 74, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ash
Fannie McChristain
Edna Stella Ash
Bealy A Ash
Ernest Ash
Wyatt Lee " Dadd" Ash

Spouse & Children

  • Male1876–1950Male

  • Fannie McChristain




  • Female1903–1981Female

  • Bealy A Ash


  • Ernest Ash


  • Wyatt Lee " Dadd" Ash


Parents & Siblings



  • Nancy Ash


  • Henry Ash


  • Male1876–1950Male

  • Everett M. Ash


  • Delphia Caroline Ash


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 7

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John T Ash, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John T Ash, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Ash in household of James Ash, "United States Census, 1880"

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