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Ash’s to Ash’s

            We just returned from Montgomery County, Illinois where we revisited two family cemeteries.  Three years ago we visited the Roberts Cemetery just outside of Honey Bend, IL and the Cass/Bluegrass Cemetery.   When we last visited many of the stones were very weathered, broken or partially buried in the ground.  The weather was also very […]

Unknown Ash Photos

As with most families we all have our share of unlabeled photographs. Genealogist all know how frustrating this can be and a near impossible problem to fix, especially when dealing with photos from the 1880’s.  Needless to say anyone who could identify these photos has long since passed away.  My only resource for getting these […]

Unknown Photo Thursday

Colbert? [singlepic id=5 w=320 h=240 float=center] This photo was taken in Colorado Springs by Gillingham Studios in Colorado Springs sometime between 1880 and 1900.  Known families in the area at this time were the Colbert’s, Ash and Epperson’s.

John Wesley Ash-Obituary

I found a link to Pikes Peak NewsFinder which contains citations to local news articles and obituaries from the Colorado Springs Gazette and other local newspapers. Wire stories (e.g. AP or Reuters), syndicated columns, editorials, letters to the editor, reviews, births, weddings and anniversaries are not indexed.  I did a search and found a link to […]

Ash-Colbert Marriage Announcement

[singlepic id=1 w=320 h=240 float=center]I just received this from the Pikes Peak Library. From: Colorado City Iris September 21, 1895 Page 4 Column 3 Ash-Colbert   Married, at the residence of Charles Walker, in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday evening, September 18, 1895 at 7:30 o’clock. Mr. Adelbert J. Ash and Miss Nora M. Colbert, […]

Unknown Photo Thursday

Epperson? [singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=center] This photo is one of the unlabeled photos given to me by members of the Ash family. Shipler Photography took the photo in Salt Lake City, UT. Shipler’s was in business as early as 1890 in Salt Lake City and continued in business for several decades. There is an […]

Unknown Photo Thursday

More Epperson’s [singlepic id=26 w=320 h=240 float=center]   At some point some family member identified the gentleman in the center as “Uncle Bill Epperson”  I assume they were referring to William Perry Epperson, husband of Noni Ash.  I believe this gentleman looks similar to last weeks unknown photo: [singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=center]   I […]

Sarah Johnston Ash-McPherson

     Sarah Johnston Ash-McPherson      First week of summer vacation is always my favorite week of the year!  However, my list of things that need to be done and what I want to spend my time on always exceeds the amount of summer break I have.  This week the weather has been cool and a […]