Henry Paul Ashby

1890–1968 (Age 78)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of Henry Paul

When Henry Paul Ashby was born on 6 January 1890, in Coryell, Texas, United States, his father, John Enoch Ashby, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Jane Downs, was 26. He married Nettie Lenora Visage on 3 May 1914, in Coryell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Estelline, Hall, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 27 March 1968, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

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Henry Paul Ashby
Nettie Lenora Visage
Marriage: 3 May 1914
Paul O Ashby

Spouse & Children

3 May 1914
Coryell, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Enoch Ashby


  • Female1863–1945Female



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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 P Ashby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Ashby in household of John E Ashby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • H P Ashby, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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