James Butler Ashby

1798–1867 (Age 69)
Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Butler

When James Butler Ashby was born in 1798, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Ashby, was 28 and his mother, Mary Butler, was 21. He married Elizabeth Hammond in 1817, in Suffolk County Bts, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in 1867, in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Butler Ashby
1798–1867
Elizabeth Hammond
1796–1878
Marriage: 1817
Kezia Ashby
1818–1915
Robert Ashby
1821–
James Ashby
1823–
Jabez Ashby
1826–1849
George Ashby
1828–1852
Samuel Ashby
1831–1858
David Ashby
1834–1878
Elizabeth Ashby
1837–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1817
Suffolk County Bts, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Ashby

    Male1770–Male

  • Mary Butler

    Female1777–Female

siblings

(5)

  • Male1798–1867Male

  • Sarah Ashby

    Female1800–1806Female

  • Mary Ashby

    Female1803–Female

  • John Ashby

    Male1807–1807Male

  • Robert Ashby

    Male1808–1877Male

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 3

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 17

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 25

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • James Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Bennett Ashby, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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