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ASH John Wesley

Male 1836 - 1897  (61 years)


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  • Name ASH John Wesley 
    Born 9 Jan 1836  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • The birth date has been calculated from the information on John W. Ash's tombstone. His age was given as 61 years, 8 months and 15 days. This would give a birth date of January 9, 1836. This also matches the age given on the 1880 census record. All census records give John's birth place as Illinois. However, some family sources give place of birth as Muhlenberg Kentucky.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1860 shows John Ash living in Montgomery Co., IL. He was living with the Andrew J. Thompson family. This census was done in July and John was married to Tabitha Fitzgerald in September.
    Census 1870  Butler, Montgomery, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • The 1870 census has John (Jno) Ash, age 34, living in Butler, Montgomery Co., IL. The record list John as being born in IL. Living with John was Tabitha age 27, born in IL and Leonia age 9 born in IL.
    Residence 1872  Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John W. Ash's death certificate states he had been a resident of Colorado for twenty five years. Placing the time of his arrival in the state around 1872. This information fits with census data. In 1870 John W. was in Montgomery Co., IL and in 1880 El Paso Co., Colorado.
    Census 1880  El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • In 1880 John W. (J.W.) was living with his wife Tabitha (Tobitha), daughter Lenora and son Adelbert Ash. The record shows the birth place for John as Illinois and his occupation as farmer.
    Census 1885  El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • The 1885 Colorado state census shows John W. living with his daughter Leonina and son Adelbert.
    Died 24 Sep 1897  Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City), CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Death certificate yielded little new information about John W. Ash. It did list his cause of death as cancer and a resident of Colorado for twenty-five years.
    Person ID I27  Ash
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2017 

    Father ASH Elijah,   b. 7 Sep 1801, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1859, Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother CARROLL Elizabeth,   b. 9 Aug 1799, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1823  Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FITZJERRELL Tabitha A.,   b. 11 Jan 1843,   d. 18 Feb 1884, Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City), CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1860  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    • Record can be found Montgomery Co IL Fi9lm #1315683-1315686

      License was obtained on September 11, marriage took place on the 13th.
    Children 
     1. ASH Leonora Ann,   b. 19 Jul 1861, Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. ASH James,   b. 18 Dec 1862, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1863, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. ASH Cyrus Monroe,   b. 1 May 1864, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1865, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. ASH Ulysess G.,   b. 28 Feb 1866, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1867, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. ASH Harriet D.,   b. 1868, Montgomery Co., Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1870, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. ASH Infant,   b. 1869, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1869, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. ASH John W.,   b. Jan 1871, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1871, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     8. ASH Nettie,   b. 30 Jul 1872, Most likely Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1875, Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City), CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     9. ASH Adelbert Elmer,   b. 11 Jul 1874, Colorado City, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1954, Kingman KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    John Wesley Ash-Obituary
    John Wesley Ash-Obituary
    Obituary of John Wesley Ash
    Transcription
John Wesley Ash Obituary
    Transcription John Wesley Ash Obituary
    Transcription of John Wesley Ash Obituary
    John W. Ash and Tabitha A. Fitzjerrell marriage certificate
    John W. Ash and Tabitha A. Fitzjerrell marriage certificate
    John W. Ash and Tabitha A. Fitzjerrell marriage certificate

    Headstones
    John W. Ash
    John W. Ash
    Tombstone in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, CO.
    John was the son of Elijah Ash and Elizabeth Carroll
    Tombstones of Tabitha Fitzjerrell-Ash, John W. Ash and daughter Nettie Ash
    Tombstones of Tabitha Fitzjerrell-Ash, John W. Ash and daughter Nettie Ash
    Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, CO.

    Tombstones of Tabitha Fitzjerrell-Ash, John W. Ash and daughter Nettie Ash

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] 1850 Elijah Ash Greene Co., IL (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S53] Death certificate-John W. Ash (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S55] Tombstone-John W. Ash (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S51] 1860 Montgomery, IL, Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 10 N Range 4 W, Montgomery, Illinois; Roll: M653_214; Page: 274; Image: 275. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S28] 1870 Butler Co., IL, Year: 1870; Census Place: Butler, Montgomery, Illinois; Roll: M593_262; Page: 54; Image: 108. (Reliability: 3).
      Jno
      Tabitha
      Leonora

    6. [S23] 1880 El Paso, CO, Year: 1880; Census Place: , El Paso, Colorado; Roll: T9_90; Family History Film: 1254090; Page: 449.2000; Enumeration District: 44; . (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S29] 1885 El Paso, District 1, CO, T158_4.
      John
      Adelbert

    8. [S30] Ancestral File-M. Kellstadt (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S491] Marriages-Muhlenberg County Kentucky, General Index to Marriages-Muhlenberg County, KY; page 7 and 42; Elijah Ash and Elizabeth Thacker Book 1 page 52.

    10. [S21] Marriage register, Montgomery Co., IL, Film #1315683-1315686 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Tabitha A. Fitzgerald
      Gender: Female
      Spouse Name: John W. Ash
      Marriage Date: Sep 13, 1860
      Marriage county: Montgomery

    11. [S58] History of Bond and Montgomery Co., IL (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S79] Marriage lisense-John W. and Tabitha (Reliability: 3).