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Avis Elizabeth Canterbury Ashby
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1854
Cannonsburg
Boyd County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1929
Redlands
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Mrs. Avis Elizabeth Ashby, who was a native of Kentucky, died at her home in Redlands at the age of 75 years. She was a resident of Redlands for 38 years and during that time as a teacher in the elementary schools of the city she had set a splendid record for educational endeavor and hard work one which will be hard to be surpassed.

She began teaching in the Redlands schools in 1889, which activities were preceded by similar ones in the schools of San Bernardino and Colton.

She was affiliated with the Contemporary club and the First Congregational church.

Mrs. Ashby is survived by two daughters, the Misses Virginia L. and Sara C. Ashby, who made their home with her on Nordina street.

Service conducted from the chapel of Dow & Fitzsimmons with the Rev. H.C. Ide, pastor of the First Congregational church of Redlands in charge. Burial at Hillside cemetery in Redlands.

Obit: San Bernardino Sun 11-17-1929 P 14

(info from original memorial)
Married James P. Ashby July 6,1871 Knights Landing,Yolo,California.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Milton Canterbury (1821 - 1892)
  Sarah Wood Canterbury (1823 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Virginia Lee Ashby (1873 - 1954)*
  Sara Canterbury Ashby (1878 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lydia L Canterbury (1851 - 1855)*
  Avis Elizabeth Canterbury Ashby (1854 - 1929)
  Lawrence Abbott Canterbury (1857 - 1891)*
  Sarah Jane Canterbury (1859 - 1872)*
  Fantly Washington Canterbury (1861 - 1915)*
  Milton Frisbie Canterbury (1864 - 1926)*
  William A. Canterbury (1867 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Memorial Park
Redlands
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Plot: orig. 4
 
Maintained by: Arrowhead Valley Chapter...
Originally Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Mar 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25091899
Avis Elizabeth <i>Canterbury</i> Ashby
Added by: Barbara LeClaire
 
Avis Elizabeth <i>Canterbury</i> Ashby
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