Nathaniel Ashby

Male15 April 1805–23 September 1846

Brief Life History of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Ashby was born on 15 April 1805, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Ashby, was 28 and his mother, Mary Young, was 25. He married Susan Hammond on 30 November 1826, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 23 September 1846, in Van Buren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Van Buren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Ashby
Susan Hammond
Marriage: 30 November 1826
Robert Reed Ashby
Benjamin Ashby
Susan Ann Ashby
Elizabeth Rebecca Ashby
Martha Ellen Ashby
Harriet Maria Ashby
Nathaniel Ashby
Richard Hammond Ashby
William Hardin Ashby
Mary Jane Ashby
Emma Smith Ashby
John Jefford Ashby

Sources (70)

  • Nathaniel Ashby in entry for Harriet M Stringham, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • N Ashby, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nathanial Ashley in entry for Susan A Stromgain, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1826Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1811 · Joseph Story House Built

    Age 6

    Joseph Story built his house in 1811. That was the year he was made an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He was the youngest ever justice.


    Age 13

    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ (or in one instance possibly from the Old Norse personal name Aski) + ‘farm’.

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

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    Nathaniel Ashby

    Nathaniel Ashby was born 15 April 1805. Nathaniel and Susan Hammond were married 30 November 1826 in Salem, Massachusetts. Nathaniel’s father was a man by the name of Benjamin and his Mother was …

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