Joseph Rouel Asbury

8 September 1902–5 November 1951 (Age 49)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Joseph Rouel

When Joseph Rouel Asbury was born on 8 September 1902, in Missouri, United States, his father, William D. Asbury, was 38 and his mother, Hilah Frances Nichols, was 22. He lived in Grant Township, Dallas, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Benton Township, Dallas, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 5 November 1951, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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William D. Asbury
Hilah Frances Nichols
Wilma Anna Asbury
Joseph Rouel Asbury
Lucile Marie Asbury
Ima F Asbury
James D Asbury
Elma Theo Asbury
Evelyn F. Asbury
William H Asbury

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands):1. habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’. 2. from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruel I Asbury in household of Hilah F Asbury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph R Asbury in household of William D Asbury, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rouel I Asbury in household of William D Asbury, "United States Census, 1910"

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