Mariposa Lady Dies In San Francisco
Wife of P. S. Ashworth of Mariposa, died in San Francisco last Sunday morning, following an illness of but a few days. Erysipelas was the cause of death. Mrs. Ashworth had been at Camp Fremont visiting her nephew, Herman Wass, and during the visit was taken ill and unable to return to her home. Her condition grew rapidly worse and she passed away before her relatives could be summoned.
Mrs. Ashworth was the daughter of the late Peter Gordon, and had lived in this county most of her life. She was a native of New York and 52 years, 9 months, and 27 days of age. Surviving, besides her husband, are the following children: Mrs. Rosalind Smith of San Francisco; Ervin and Theodore Ashworth of Mariposa; Phenis and George in France with the United States Army, and John Ashworth of Yosemite.
The remains were bought to Mariposa on Tuesday and interred in the family plot at 2 o'clock p.m. The funeral services were read by Judge J. J. Trabucco, and a large number of friends witnessed the last sad rites.
~ Mariposa Gazette, 14 Sep 1918, transcribed and shared by Linda Applegate.
Added by Lady Annne (#46947920)
Mary Ellen Reynolds married Phenas Ashworth on June 22, 1882 in Mariposa. Mary Ellen was the daughter of Margaret Gordon and lived most of her life in the county. They were survived by five children.
Phenas died February 15th 1930 at his home near Mormon Bar at the age of 74. Mary died while visiting her nephew, Herman Wass, in San Francisco at the age of 57.
Courtesy of Tom Phillips of Mariposa
Phenis Sed Ashworth (1855 - 1930)*
David Ashworth (1879 - 1907)*
Rose Margaret Ashworth Smith (1889 - 1939)*
John F Ashworth (1893 - 1920)*
Crogan Ashworth (1898 - 1912)*
Theodore L. Ashworth (1902 - 1983)*
Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 15, 2009
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