When Frank Odell Asbury was born on 5 February 1901, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Fleming Asbury, was 27 and his mother, Laura Emma Whitaker, was 32. He lived in Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. In 1923, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as cook. He died on 31 October 1923, in Dawson Springs, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.
variant of Astbury , a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry ).
habitational name from either of two places, Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon, derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire, but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.