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Ema Nancy Birdwell Ashby
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Birth: Jan., 1884
Sabine Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: unknown
Mount Zion
Red River Parish
Louisiana, USA

Ema Nancy Birdwell daughter of Henry Birdwell
and Nancy Susan White of of Sabine Parish LA,
married Hosea A Ashby 1905 Sabine Parish La.
[The initial A in his name is an initial only as per his WW2 reg card, so stands for nothing known]

Mother family

1870 US Fed Census about Nancy S White
Age 1870: 16 Birth Year:abt 1854 Birthplace: La
Home 1870: Ward 7 Sabine La Race: White
Gender: Female Post Office: Pleasant Hill
Household Members: Name Age
Martha White 36 widow Ala
Nancy S White 16 Mary J White 12
Sarah E White 6

Dad family

1870 United States Federal Census about Henry J Birdwell Age 1870: 18 Birth Year: abt 1852 Birthplace: Louisiana Home 1870:Ward 7 Sabine Louisiana Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Pleasant Hill
Household Members: Name Age
Vienna Birdwell 50 mother 1820 GA widow Ezekiel
Henry J Birdwell 18
William Birdwell 16

Ema parents married by 1880; prob abt 1871

1880 United States Federal Census about Nancy S Birdwell Age: 25 Birth Year: abt 1855 Birthplace: LA Home 1880:Bayou San Miguel Sabine Louisiana Race: White Gender: Female Relation to Head of House: Wife Marital Status: Married Spouse Name:Henry J Birdwell Father Birthplace:SC
Mother's Birthplace:Ala Occ: Keeping House
Household Members: Name Age
Henry J Birdwell 27 LA SC GA
Nancy S Birdwell 25 Susan White
William F Birdwell 8 1872
Mary E Birdwell 7
Henry J Birdwell 6
Evelina Birdwell 1

1900 US Fed Census about Ema Birdwell Age:16 Birth Date:Jan 1884 Birthplace: LA Home 1900: Bayou San Miguel Sabine LA Race: White Gender: Female Relation Head of House:Dau
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Henry J Birdwell Father's Birthplace:LA
Mother's Name: Susan Birdwell Mother Birthplace: LA
Household Members: Name Age
Henry J Birdwell 60 May 1840
Susan Birdwell 45 July 1855
Henry J Birdwell 23
Eva Birdwell 19
Annie J Birdwell 17
Ema Birdwell 16 <
May Birdwell 14
Julia E Birdwell 8
Colonel Birdwell 2

1910 US Fed Census about Ema N Ashby Age 1910:26
Birth Year:1884 Birthplace: LA Home 1910: Police Jury Ward 7 Sabine LA Race: White Gender: Female Relation Head of House: Wife Marital Status: Married Spouse Name:Hosea A Ashby Father Birthplace: LA Mother Birthplace: LA
Household Members: Name Age
Hosea A Ashby 32
Ema N Ashby 26
Hazel R Ashby 4 1906
Archie Ashby 3 1907
Annie M Ashby 1 3/12 1909
Ennie B Greene 17 boarder

1930 US Fed Census about Ema N Ashby Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1884 Birthplace:LA Race:White Home 1930: Police Jury Ward 5 Natchitoches LA Marital Status:Married
Relation Head of House: Wife Spouse's Name:Hosea Ashby
Father Birthplace: LA Mother's Birthplace: LA
household Members: Name Age
Hosea Ashby 53
Ema N Ashby 46
Hazel R Ashby 24 1906
Woodrow Ashby 16 1914
Lillian J Ashby 14 1916

1940 US Fed Census about Ema Ashby Age:56 Est Birth Year:abt 1884 Gender:Female Race: White Birthplace: LA Marital Status: Married Relation Head of House: Wife
Home 1940:Natchitoches LA Street: Pratt Brown Road
Inferred Residence 1935:Natchitoches LA
Household Members: Name Age
Hosea A Ashby 62
Ema Ashby 56
Hazel Ashby 33
Woodrow Ashby 26

Ema and Hosea had 6 children
1Hazel R ASHBY b ABT 1905 Louisiana
2Archibald L ASHBY b ABT 1907 Louisiana
3Annie Mae ASHBY b ABT 1909 Louisiana
4Estella ASHBY b ABT 1911 Louisiana
5Woodrow ASHBY b ABT 1912 Louisiana
6Lillian J ASHBY b ABT 1914 Louisiana
Memorial# 92143035 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hosea A Ashby (1878 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Lillian Ashby (1915 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Hall Summit
Red River Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nena Smothers
Record added: Aug 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95701063
Ema Nancy <i>Birdwell</i> Ashby
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