Nora E. Ashley

5 August 1909–8 August 1978 (Age 69)
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nora E.

When Nora E. Ashley was born on 5 August 1909, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, Joshua Whitner Ashley, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Ola Ashley, was 33. She lived in Due West, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 8 August 1978, in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Irving, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States.

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Ira Lee Davis
Nora E. Ashley

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 7

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named Ashley, from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Nora Ashley in household of Josh Ashley Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora E. Ashley Davis, "Find A Grave Index"

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