Ray Asher

9 January 1897–5 April 1922 (Age 25)
Meriden, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ray

When Ray Asher was born on 9 January 1897, in Meriden, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, Daniel Asher, was 48 and his mother, Margaret Adams, was 26. He lived in Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 5 April 1922, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Asher
1848–1918
Margaret Adams
1870–1940
Bertha Mae Asher
1888–1950
Elizabeth J Asher
1890–1940
John Q. Asher
1893–1975
Ray Asher
1897–1922
Mable Mae Asher
1909–1984

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 9

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire): topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.2 Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.3 Americanized spelling of German Ascher .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Roy Asher in household of Daniel Asher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ray Asher in household of Daniel Asher, "United States Census, 1900"

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