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Joseph "Alex" Alexander Ashton
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1878
Black Oak
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1934
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

In Oklahoma he worked as a servant until he got his farm. He farmed there for a number of years, both in Cold Springs, Oklahoma area as well as other areas of Oklahoma.
After he moved to Arizona he was a furniture maker. He was painting the Apache Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona when he became ill and had to be taken St. Joseph's hospital.He had a ruptured bleeding ulcer that required surgery he later died from complications of that surgery.

"Alex" was my Grandfather and was married to Lula Irvin Penn. They were some of the first documented couples to be married in the Oklahoma Territory.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Julia Ann Havens Curell (1860 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Lula Irving Penn Ashton (1888 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  George Winfield Ashton (1907 - 1980)*
  Joseph Loyren Ashton (1909 - 1961)*
  Kenneth DeVere Ashton (1911 - 1991)*
  La Verne Penn Ashton (1916 - 2002)*
  Calvin Nolan Ashton (1923 - 1993)*
  Thenna Jewell Ashton Zimmerman (1929 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph "Alex" Alexander Ashton (1878 - 1934)
  Pinkey Elizabeth Ashton (1880 - 1961)*
  Emma Lucille Curell Boice (1892 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Neil Ashton
Record added: Aug 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21217676
Joseph Alex Alexander Ashton
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Joseph Alex Alexander Ashton
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Joseph Alex Alexander Ashton
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