Margery Estella Ash

12 April 1879–21 April 1936 (Age 57)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Margery Estella

When Margery Estella Ash was born on 12 April 1879, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Ash, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Anna Johnson, was 36. She married Ira Burton Roberts in 1905, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in West Blue Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years and Benton Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 21 April 1936, in Benton, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Benton, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ira Burton Roberts
Margery Estella Ash
Marriage: 1905
Bertha M Roberts
Fay Elizabeth Roberts

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Pennsylvania, United States



    Fay Elizabeth Roberts


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marjie E Ash in household of John Ash, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Estella Ash in household of John Ash, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Margery S Ash in household of John Ash, "United States Census, 1900"

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