|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1798|
|Death: ||May 25, 1865|
Wife of Senator Chester Ashley.
It has been said that Little Rock's nickname, City of Roses, came from Mary's love of that flower.
Census: 1850, age 54, widowed, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, with son, his kids and others.
Widow Ashley continued living in their home at what now is southeast corner Scott and Markham until September 1863.
Father: Benjiman Elliot
Mother: Sarah White or Frances Ponca
Marriage: Chester Ashley b: June 1, 1891, Amherst, New Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Married: July 2, 1821, Potosi, Washington County (created 1813), Missouri Territory. (statehood, August 1821) Source:
Laurette Ashley b: 1822 Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
William Elliot Ashley b: August 6, 1823, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Territory.
Frances Ann Ashley b: 1825 Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas Territory.
Mary Van Alstyne Ashley b: October 13, 1826, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Territory.
Chester Pomeroy b: June 26, 1828, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Territory.
Henry Charles Ashley b: March 9, 1831, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Territory.
Mary Van Alstyne Ashley b: February 20, 1833, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
(Above is per Bill.)
Benjamin Elliott (1762 - 1848)
Frances Ann Pankey Elliott (1773 - 1854)
Chester Ashley (1791 - 1848)
Harriet Laurette Ashley (____ - 1898)*
William Eliot Ashley (1823 - 1868)*
Mary Van Alstyne Ashley (1826 - 1828)*
Henry Charles Ashley (1831 - 1875)*
Mary Van Alstyne Ashley (1833 - 1834)*
Mary Watkins Worthington Eliot Ashley (1798 - 1865)
Eliza Ann Elliott Henderson (1802 - 1870)*
Aaron P Elliott (1806 - 1832)*
William G. Elliott (1810 - 1831)*
Charles Watkins Elliott (1815 - 1846)*
Mount Holly Cemetery
Plot: on south Orange
Maintained by: P. V. Hays
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jun 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7632712