Espy Hezekiah Ash

1870–1963 (Age 92)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Espy Hezekiah

When Espy Hezekiah Ash was born on 12 April 1870, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edmund Ash, was 24 and his mother, Elmira Elizabeth Snyder, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Nellie Stoll. He lived in Underwood, McLean, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Township 146 Range 84, McLean, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1963, in McLean, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Coleharbor, McLean, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Espy Hezekiah Ash
Nellie Stoll
Maude L Ash
Edmund G Ash
John R Ash
Lottie E Ash
Victor Espy Ash

Spouse & Children

  • Male1870–1963Male

  • Nellie Stoll




  • Female1902–1999Female

  • Edmund G Ash


  • John R Ash


  • Lottie E Ash


  • Male1916–2005Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Edmund Ash


  • Elmira Elizabeth Snyder




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Espy Ash 1870- 1963

Espy Ash Birth: 1870 Bedford County Pennsylvania, USA Death: 1963 Family links: Parents: Edmund Ash (1845 - 1920) Elmira Elizabeth Snyder Ash (1846 - 1884) Spouse: Nellie Ash (1884 - 1 …

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Sources (3)

  • Espy Ask, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Espy Ash, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Hezekiah Ash in household of Edmond Ash, "United States Census, 1870"

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