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Dillon Prosser Ashburn
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1840
Lordstown
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1918
Gibbon
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA

* Birthdate of the 29th is from the family Bible
* Anniversary in the family Bible is on the 3rd in Bazetta, Trumbull County, Ohio, by Rev. Walter Scott Hayden (Deciple Church)

Dillon Prosser Ashburn was born at Lordstown, Ohio August 27, 1840 and died April 18, 1918 with burial in Riverside Cemetery.

On August 2, 1862 he married at Warren, Ohio Emily A. Brown. They were parents of seven children, five surviving.
Mr. Ashburn and family came from Trumble County, Ohio to Nebraska in an emigrant car, arriving at Gibbon siding April 6, 1871, being a member of the Soldiers Free Homestead Colony.

He donated the original site for Riverside Cemetery and built and operated the first grain elevator in Gibbon. He served four years as postmaster. Mrs. Ashburn died May 30, 1906

Mrs. Addie Rathbun; Downs, Kansas
Mrs. Cora M. Overton; Kimball, Nebraska
Albert A. Ashburn; San Jose, California
J. Nelson Ashburn; Gibbon, Nebraska
Harry B. Ashburn; Gibbon, Nebraska

[The Golden Record, by Mabel Marks-Vohland, Avnelle Pool-Lauer, Vol. 1, 1976 Dillon Ashburn pg 259
information provided by Jo (#46911991)] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Ashburn (1800 - 1886)
  Elizabeth Hart Ashburn (1807 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Amanda Brown Ashburn (1842 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Addie Alice Ashburn Rathbun (1863 - 1934)*
  Flora Jane Ashburn (1866 - 1869)*
  Joseph Nelson Ashburn (1869 - 1947)*
  Cora May Ashburn Overton (1871 - 1956)*
  Harry Brown Ashburn (1875 - 1942)*
  Anna Elizabeth Ashburn George (1876 - 1908)*
  Albert Asbury Ashburn (1880 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Jane Ashburn Osborn (1825 - 1914)*
  William Henderson Ashburn (1831 - 1902)*
  Mary Anne Ashburn Newhard (1834 - 1874)*
  Dillon Prosser Ashburn (1840 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Gibbon
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Graceland: Lot 249
 
Created by: Eva Pippin Flowers
Record added: Apr 19, 2010
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- Eva Pippin Flowers
 Added: Apr. 8, 2012
In memory
- Sue Allen
 Added: Dec. 11, 2010
 
 
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