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Dr Francis Emory Asbury
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1845
Clarke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1923
Pleasant Garden
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA


Well-Known Asheboro Physician Succumbs After An Illness Of

Dr. F.E. Asbury, 78, died yesterday afternoon at the home of J.C. Neely at Pleasant Garden, following an attack of pneumonia.

He was born in Berryville, Virginia. The son of William Asbury and Mary V. Asbury.

Dr. Asbury, a citizen of Asheboro, went to Pleasant Garden on April 5, to attend the conference of the Greensboro district of the Methodist church. While there, he was taken ill. He was taken to the home of Mr. Neely, where he died yesterday.

Dr. Asbury was a confederate veteran and was well-known and popular throughout this section of the country. For many years he engaged in the practice of medicine in Randolph County.

The body will be carried to Asheboro today and funeral services will be held at Asheboro Methodist church sometime Friday morning. Rev. W.H. Willis will conduct the services.

Interment will be in Asheboro Cemetery.

Surviving is his widow, who before her marriage was Miss Flora Richardson; five daughters, Mrs. Leo Barker, Mrs. H.C. Luther, Mrs. A.R. Hix, all of Asheboro; Mrs. L.L. Richardson of Star, and Mrs. Paisley Nelson of Mebane. One son, James Asbury, of Centerview, Johnson County, Missouri, also survives.

Printed in:
Greensboro Daily News
12 April 1923

1850 US Federal Census:

At home in District 28, Jefferson, Virginia.

William Asbury, Father. 40 years of age. Born, VA.
Mary Asbury, Mother. 35 years of age. Born, VA.
Mary J. Asbury, sister. 6 years of age. Born, VA.
Francis Asbury: 4 years of age. Born, VA.

His sister Mary J. Asbury died in Clarke County, VA; 23 MAY 1856. 13 years of age. Cause of death: Pneumonia.

Medical School: Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston, 1876, (G)
Education: Berryville Common School
JAMA Citation: 80:1397

Information researched and transcribed by: Long Ago And Yesterday. The documents that I have researched for Dr. Asbury, spell his name as Francis. The headstone is the exception. 
Family links: 
  William Asbury (1820 - 1889)
  Mary Asbury (1813 - 1881)
  Flora Richardson Asbury (1875 - 1964)
  Emma Frances Coble Asbury (1849 - 1905)*
  James W. Asbury (1873 - 1951)*
  Mary Susan Asbury Richardson (1876 - 1974)*
  Blanche Asbury Nelson (1880 - 1958)*
  Jessie Asbury Hix (1884 - 1982)*
  Annie Asbury Barker (1887 - 1931)*
  Myrtle Lee Asbury Luther (1890 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Asheboro City Cemetery
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 23, 2012
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Dr Francis Emory Asbury
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Dr Francis Emory Asbury
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