|Birth: ||May 26, 1867|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 1939|
Eccentric Traveler, Abraham Ash, Buried
A handful of distant relatives and acquaintances saw the body of Abraham Ash, eccentric 72-year-old world traveler, off on its last journey Monday.
Ten persons sat in the chapel of the Bower Undertaking Company at 4 p.m., while Edgar Spearman conducted a short service for the man who grew up in Dallas, but spent all his mature life wandering about the world.
Ash wandered from a train bound for Detroit, Mich., at London Ontario, July 6. He died there three days after he was found in a semicoma. The Jewish Fraternity of London, believing him to be a pauper, was prepared to bury him in an obscure city plat when investigation revealed he was wealthy.
He was buried in Oakland Cemetery.
[Source: Dallas Morning News, July 18, 1939, Section II, Page 12]
He appears on the 1870 and 1880 Anderson County, Texas censuses with Michael and Margaret Ash. His mother, Margaret Ash, appears on the Dallas City Directories from 1891 to 1923.
Michael Ash (1832 - 1883)
Margarete Wagner Ash (1844 - 1924)
Created by: Barbara Ware
Record added: Sep 30, 2013
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