Maurice Cavileer Ashley

3 July 1863–1 September 1953 (Age 90)
Port Republic, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Maurice Cavileer

When Maurice Cavileer Ashley was born on 3 July 1863, in Port Republic, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, his father, David Blackman Ashley, was 22 and his mother, Almira Cavileer, was 27. He married Harriet Cora Mead on 30 August 1888, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Middletown, Orange, New York, United States for about 20 years and Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1899. He died on 1 September 1953, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Wappingers Falls, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Cavileer Ashley
1863–1953
Harriet Cora Mead
1868–1945
Marriage: 30 August 1888
Rhea Evalyn Ashley
1891–1961
Reta Lesely Ashley
1892–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 August 1888
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    David Blackman Ashley

    Male1840–Male

    Almira Cavileer

    Female1835–1926Female

siblings

(7)

    Ralph Ashley

    Male1862–1933Male

    Male1863–1953Male

    Bertram Ashley

    Male1866–Male

    Winifred Ashley

    Female1867–Female

    Nodora Ashley

    Female1869–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879

Age 16

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Manuel C Ashley in household of David B Ashley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maurice Ashly, "New Jersey State Census, 1865"
  • Marice Ashley in household of David Ashley, "New Jersey State Census, 1885"

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