Esther Ash

1841–1912 (Age 70)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Ash was born on 29 December 1841, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Thomas Clayton Ash, was 34 and her mother, Martha Cooper, was 31. She married Jefferson C Robinette on 20 December 1861, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lee, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Powell Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 March 1912, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Robinette Cemetery, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esther Ash
Jefferson C Robinette
Marriage: 20 December 1861
Daniel Boone Robinette
Henry Robinette
Elcanah Robinette
Noah Robinett
Lauria Robinett
Teney Robinett
Sherman Robinette
Frances Robinette
Helen Robinette
Jacob Burem Robinette

Spouse & Children

20 December 1861
Scott, Virginia, United States


  • Daniel Boone Robinette


  • Male1864–1956Male

  • Robinette


  • Noah Robinett


  • Lauria Robinett


+6 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 20

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hester Robinett in household of Jefferson Robinett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hester Ash in household of Thos Ash, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther Ash in household of Thomas Ash, "United States Census, 1850"

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