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Asbury Lemley
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1823
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1892
Mount Morris
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA

ASBERRY LEMLEY, farmer and stock-grower, was born June 20, 1823, on the farm where he now resides in Perry Township. He is the son of David and Ruhana (Snider) Lemley, being the oldest of their eight children. His parents spent the most of their loves on a farm in the county, where Asberry was reared and received his education in the common schools. He has made farming his chief pursuit, and is the owner of 300 acres of well improved land. Mr. Lemley was united in marriage, October 12, 1849, in Greene County, Penn., with Miss Rachel, daughter of John and Lydia Headlee. Mrs. Asberry Lemley is of English and German origin. They have eight children, viz., Ruhana, wife of William Howard; Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Patterson; L. L., David, Lydia, Martha, wife of Jonathan Kennedy; and Mary. Mr. Lemley is one of the most industrious and successful business men in the township.

History of Greene County, Samuel P, Bates, 1888, page 820

Asbury Lemley, a highly esteemed citizen, died at his home at Mt. Morris, Pa., Monday, Feb. 22, of paralysis. He was 65 years of age and was one of the leading citizens of that community, being quite wealthy. He leaves a wife and eight children, John, David, Lewis; Mrs. Emma Howard, Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson, Mrs. Jonathan Kennedy, Mary and Martha Lemley. The funeral services were held by Rev. W. G. Morris on Tuesday.

Waynesburg Republican, February 25, 1892
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  Rachel Headlee Lemley (1824 - 1897)*
  Lewis Lemley (____ - 1930)*
  Ruhama Lemley Howard (1846 - 1928)*
  John A. Lemley (1848 - 1930)*
  Elizabeth Lemley Patterson (1852 - 1927)*
  David S. Lemley (1854 - 1936)*
  Lydia Lemley Stewart (1857 - 1939)*
  Mary Lemley Wright (1863 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Lemley Family Cemetery
Perry Township
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Feb 06, 2010
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