Ozella Rosa Ashby

1872–1952 (Age 80)
Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Ozella Rosa

Ozella Rosa Ashby was born on 17 June 1872, in Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Martha L Ashby. She married David Crockett Clements on 29 December 1895, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Ward Seven, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 June 1952, in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine, Louisiana, United States.

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Ozella Rosa Ashby
David Crockett Clements
Marriage: 29 December 1895
Ora Etta Clements
Samuel Lee Clements
Cora Alton Clements
Oscar Walker Clements
Neoma Rosette Clements
Florien J 'Jack' Clements
Roy Raymond Clements
Delila Mae Clements
Lois Emily Clements

Spouse & Children

  • Female1872–1952Female

  • David Crockett Clements


29 December 1895
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Martha L Ashby




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 5

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 21

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

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)

  • Rosie Clemmons in household of David Clemmons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosie Clements in household of Dave Clements, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosia Clements in household of Colonel D Clements, "United States Census, 1930"

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