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William Shepperd Ashe
Birth: Aug. 12, 1813
Pender County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1862
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

US Congressman. Ashe was a member of the North Carolina state senate (1846). He was then elected as a U.S. Representative from North Carolina in 1849, and remained in office until 1855. He served as a major in the Confederate Army. During the Civil War, Ashe was in charge of all rail transportation east of the Mississipi. He died in 1862 in a railroad accident. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
Family links: 
  Samuel Ashe (1763 - 1835)
  Elizabeth Haywood Shepperd Ashe (1772 - 1854)
  Sarah Ann Green Ashe (1816 - 1863)
  Ann Eliza Ashe Miller (1831 - 1868)*
  Mary Porter Ashe (1841 - 1865)*
  Sarah William Ashe (1856 - 1950)*
  Mary Porter Ashe Moses (1807 - 1853)*
  Elizabeth Shepperd Ashe Holmes (1809 - 1838)*
  Samuel Swann Ashe (1811 - 1830)*
  William Shepperd Ashe (1813 - 1862)
  Thomas Henry Ashe (1815 - 1859)*
  Shepperd Montfort Ashe (1816 - 1885)*
  Richard Porter Ashe (1823 - 1871)*
  Sarah Grove Ashe Hall (1824 - 1901)*
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Ashe Cemetery
Rocky Point
Pender County
North Carolina, USA
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 11, 2003
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William Shepperd Ashe
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William Shepperd Ashe
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