Russel Ashcraft

1909–1968 (Age 58)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Russel

When Russel Ashcraft was born on 29 May 1909, his father, William Ashcraft Jr, was 29 and his mother, Laura Bowman, was 26. He lived in Redhouse, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died in January 1968, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

William Ashcraft Jr
Laura Bowman
Russel Ashcraft
Lucy Ashcraft
Ray Ashcraft

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 3

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 17

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Russell Ashcroft in household of William Ashcroft Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Russel Ashcraft in household of William Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1930"

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