Alton Monroe Ashby Sr

1915–2000 (Age 85)
Pleasant Hill, Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Alton Monroe

When Alton Monroe Ashby Sr was born on 4 August 1915, in Pleasant Hill, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, his father, Adolphus D. Ashby, was 34 and his mother, Mattie Belle Bruce, was 32. He lived in Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and Middlecreek Twp, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He died on 1 August 2000, in Blanchard, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Blanchard Memorial Cemetery, Blanchard, Caddo, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alton Monroe Ashby Sr
Aline Marie Perry

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1902–1977Female

  • Jesse Clarence Ashby


  • Female1905–1976Female

  • William Thomas Ashby


  • Adolphus D. Ashby Jr


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alton M Ashby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alton Ashbey in household of A Dolphs Ashbey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alton Ashby in household of A D Ashby, "United States Census, 1930"

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