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George Ashford
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1820
Frederick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1902
Greene County
Illinois, USA

Age 82y 2m 18d. Son of John and Lydia Ashford. He married Margaret Murphy on 6 November 1842 in Madison, Ohio. George is listed as a widower in the 1900 census.

1879 History of Greene County, Illinois
Page 726

George Ashford, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 4, P.O. Carrollton, is a native of Frederick County, Va., where he was born in the year 1820; was the oldest child of John and Lydia Ashford.....George, from whom this sketch is obtained, since the family removed west, has followed agricultural pursuits. In 1842, he was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Murphy, a daughter of Isaac Murphy, a native of Ohio. Eleven children were born of this marriage, nine of whom are living. Mr. Ashford is among our most successful agriculturists. 
Family links: 
  John Ashford (1800 - 1845)
  Lydia Clevenger Ashford (1798 - 1880)
  George W Ashford (1854 - 1927)*
  Infant Ashford (1854 - 1854)*
  Nancy Ashford (1855 - 1856)*
*Calculated relationship
Ashford Cemetery
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Judy Clark-Wick
Record added: Jul 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74011166


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