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William Shepperd Ashe
Birth: Aug. 12, 1813
Pender County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1862
Wilmington
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: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Ashe (1763 - 1835)
  Elizabeth Shepperd Ashe (1772 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Green Ashe (1816 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Ann Eliza Ashe Miller (1831 - 1868)*
  Mary Porter Ashe (1841 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Swann Ashe (1811 - 1830)*
  William Shepperd Ashe (1813 - 1862)
  Thomas Henry Ashe (1815 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ashe Cemetery
Rocky Point
Pender County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8076750
William Shepperd Ashe
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William Shepperd Ashe
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William Shepperd Ashe
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Thank you for your service to the Confederacy!
- R J Shepherd
 Added: May. 25, 2014
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