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Velva Louise Elston Ashburn
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1915
Death: Jan. 10, 2005
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

Velva married James Monroe Ashburn on June 4, 1935.

From 1935-36 Velva was a school teacher at Bennett School in Davis City, Ia. She received $55 monthly salary. After her first child was born she ran her household, and she did this the remainder of her life.

She grew a Christmas cactus and shared slips of her cactus with many people.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Leonard Lionel Elston (1890 - 1934)
  Katherine Bonnett Elston (1890 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  James Monroe Ashburn (1912 - 1993)
 
 Children:
  Leonard William Ashburn (1944 - 2011)*
  Ellen Joyce Ashburn (1948 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leland Wayne Elston (1913 - 1982)*
  Velva Louise Elston Ashburn (1915 - 2005)
  Charles Sidney Elston (1919 - 2005)*
  Frank Leonard Elston (1924 - 1982)*
  Richard Laverne Elston (1928 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Renae✫
Record added: Jan 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83915347
Velva Louise <i>Elston</i> Ashburn
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Velva Louise <i>Elston</i> Ashburn
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Velva Louise <i>Elston</i> Ashburn
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- Renae✫
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013

- Hans. ♥Jღ
 Added: Nov. 27, 2013
Rest in heavenly peace, Velva.
- M. Richards
 Added: Oct. 21, 2013
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