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Jemima Henden Ashurst
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1805
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 4, 1860
Mason County
Illinois, USA

Married Nelson R. Ashurst
May 28, 1830
Anderson Co., TN

Mother of 7 Children:
James W. Ashurst
Elizabeth Jane [Ashurst] Moody Godbey
Esquire Ashurst
John L. Ashurst
Francis M. Ashurst
Lewis Berry Ashurst
Nancy Gertrude [Ashurst] Bearden

Jemima and Nelson Ashurst
bought 40 acres of land.
Sangamon Co.,Illinois on
May 16,1837. In 1839 this land
became a part of Menard Co., IL.
and in 1841, became part of
Mason Co.
As Nelson prospered in his other
ventures, he and Jemima bought
more land, she helped him manage
their property taking care of her
family and home.
When Nelson Ashurst died in
continued to raise the children,
the home and handle the business
Because Jemima had helped
with his businesses while he was
living, she was able to continue
managing the businesses well after
he had died.
Jemima Ashurst died of typhoid fever
on May 8,1860 and was buried in
Ashurst Cemetery near Bath,Illinois.

Family links: 
  Nelson R. Ashurst (1809 - 1850)
  James W. Ashurst (1831 - 1850)*
  Esquire Ashurst (1835 - 1850)*
  John L. Ashurst (1838 - 1911)*
  Francis M. Ashurst (1840 - 1862)*
  Lewis Berry Ashurst (1843 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Ashurst Family Cemetery
Mason County
Illinois, USA
Created by: LoRetta Hughes
Record added: Dec 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23615451
Jemima <i>Henden</i> Ashurst
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Jemima <i>Henden</i> Ashurst
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- LoRetta Hughes
 Added: Dec. 29, 2007

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