Charles Henry Ashdown

1880–1965 (Age 84)
Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Ashdown was born on 28 May 1880, in Queens, New York, United States, his father, Edward Ashdown, was 27 and his mother, Louisa Harriet Austing, was 27. He married Isabella Jane Weeks in 1900, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States in 1880 and Babylon, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died in January 1965, in Amityville, Babylon, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Ashdown
Isabella Jane Weeks
Marriage: 1900
George H Ashdown
Marion I. Ashdown
Charles E. Ashdown

Spouse & Children

New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Ashdown


  • Louisa Harriet Austing




  • Grace E. Ashdown


  • Male1875–1964Male

  • Harriet L. Ashdown


  • Emilie B. Ashdown


  • Male1880–1965Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 2

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashdon in Essex, Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, or Ashdown in Berkshire (now lost). The first two are named from Old English æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dūn ‘hill’. The last may be from an Old English personal name Æsc or Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles H Ashdown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles H Ashdown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Ashdown in household of Edward Ashdown, "United States Census, 1880"

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