Ashby Jeffries Burton

15 June 1897–31 December 1954 (Age 57)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ashby Jeffries

When Ashby Jeffries Burton was born on 15 June 1897, in Virginia, United States, his father, Walter Ashby Burton, was 34 and his mother, Josephine Parasade Jeffries, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Ruby Martin. He lived in Catalpa, Culpeper, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 31 December 1954, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Ashby Jeffries Burton
Ruby Martin
Ashby J Burton

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    Ashby J Burton


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    Walter Ashby Burton


    Josephine Parasade Jeffries




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ashby J Burton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ashby J Burton in household of Walter A Burton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ashby J Burton in household of Walter A Burton, "United States Census, 1900"

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