Absolom Ashbrook

1861–1930 (Age 69)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Absolom

When Absolom Ashbrook was born on 13 January 1861, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Absalom Ashbrook, was 42 and his mother, Sabina Elliott, was 32. He had at least 2 daughters with Elizabeth McClelland. He lived in East Finley, East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in 1930, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, East Finley, East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Absolom Ashbrook
Elizabeth McClelland
Leona Ashbrook
Nellie E. Ashbrook

Spouse & Children

  • Male1861–1930Male

  • Elizabeth McClelland




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 2

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English ēast + brōc ‘nook’.2 In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Absolom Ashbrook in household of Ada C Stollar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Absolom Ashbrook in household of Absolom Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Absalom Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1920"

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