Henry Lewis Ashby

1855–1916 (Age 61)
Onton, Webster, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry Lewis

When Henry Lewis Ashby was born on 2 September 1855, in Onton, Webster, Kentucky, United States, his father, Peter Ashby, was 24 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Hancock, was 27. He married Martha Randolph Elliott on 12 February 1890, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Slaughters, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3 Slaughtersville, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 29 September 1916, in Onton, Webster, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Onton, Webster, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lewis Ashby
1855–1916
Martha Randolph Elliott
1862–1934
Marriage: 12 February 1890
Paul Elliott Ashby
1892–1942

Spouse & Children

  • Male1855–1916Male

  • Martha Randolph Elliott

    Female1862–1934Female

MARRIAGE
12 February 1890
Kentucky, United States
children

(1)

  • Paul Elliott Ashby

    Male1892–1942Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

  • Francis Ashby

    Male1852–Male

  • Thomas Jack Ashby

    Male1852–Male

  • Thomas J. Ashby

    Male1853–1907Male

  • Male1855–1916Male

  • Frances Wilma Ashby

    Female1857–1874Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 6

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Henry Ashby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Ashby in household of Peter Ashby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry L Ashby in household of Peter Ashby, "United States Census, 1860"

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