James Sterling Ashcraft

1907–1969 (Age 61)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of James Sterling

When James Sterling Ashcraft was born on 10 April 1907, in Bosque, Texas, United States, his father, Richard Gable Ashcraft, was 43 and his mother, Martha Armintie Alsup, was 34. He married Opal Esther Hulsey on 20 November 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hardeman, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 12 March 1969, in Hardeman, Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Goodlett Cemetery, Hardeman, Texas, United States.

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James Sterling Ashcraft
Opal Esther Hulsey
Marriage: 20 November 1927
Donna Marjeanne Ashcraft
Robert Gerald Ashcraft

Spouse & Children

20 November 1927


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James S Ashcroft in household of Richard Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ashcroft, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • James Sterling Ashcraft, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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