Amy Ashley

1806–1882 (Age 76)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Ashley was born on 3 June 1806, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Sanders Ashley, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Garrett, was 45. She had at least 8 sons and 3 daughters with Sanford Adams. She lived in District 496, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Georgia, United States in 1870. She died on 1 December 1882, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Flat Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amy Ashley
Sanford Adams
Bennette Adams
Mary " Polly" A Adams
James Adams
John Adams
Rachel Adams
Elias Adams
Aron Wiley Adams
Truston R Adams
William Lafayette Adams
Francis H. Adams
Joshua Callaway Adams

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+6 More Children

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+19 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 16

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 23

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

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)

  • Anna Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aimey Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1860"

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