Loyd Roscoe Ashley

13 March 1904–February 1964 (Age 59)
Blountsville, Blount, Alabama, United States

The Life of Loyd Roscoe

When Loyd Roscoe Ashley was born on 13 March 1904, in Blountsville, Blount, Alabama, United States, his father, Odell A. Ashley Sr, was 22 and his mother, Ceila E. Bicknell, was 20. He married Thelma L. Boyd in 1929, in Lake, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Apopka, Orange, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 31 Apopka, Orange, Florida, United States in 1940. He died in February 1964, in Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 59.

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Loyd Roscoe Ashley
Thelma L. Boyd
Marriage: 1929
Betty Jo Ashley

Spouse and Children

Lake, Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ceila E. Bicknell




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 10

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • L R Ashley, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Lloyd R Ashley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lloyd R Ashley, "United States Census, 1930"

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