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James Clayton "Jim" Ashby
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1824
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1868
Douglas County
Kansas, USA

James Clayton Ashby was born Sept. 1, 1824. He was the son of Silas and Nancy RADFORD Ashby. James married Mary Frances FOSTER on December 21, 1848 in Putnam County, Indiana. They came to Kansas in 1857 with a group including Bladen and Elizabeth FOSTER Ashby. Bladen was Jim's brother and Elizabeth was Mary's sister. The two families built homes along the same creek. This area later became Baldwin City.

James & Mary's children:
Silas Henry Ashby b.1855 IN
Charles A. Ashby b. 1858 KS
Sarah Jane "Jennie" ASHBY Baker b. 1861 KS
Alice Elizabeth ASHBY Campbell b. 1863 KS
Mary Frances ASHBY Stevenson b. KS
Rose J. ASHBY b. Douglas Co., KS 
 
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 Parents:
  Silas Franklin Ashby (1797 - 1854)
  Nancy Radford Ashby (1797 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Frances Foster Ashby (1828 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Silas Ashby (1855 - 1911)*
  Charles Alexander Ashby (1858 - 1941)*
  Sarah Jane Ashby Baker (1861 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ashby Shackleford (1820 - 1888)*
  John T. Ashby (1822 - 1874)*
  James Clayton Ashby (1824 - 1868)
  Silas F. Ashby (1827 - 1911)*
  Bladen Ashby (1830 - 1896)*
  Elizabeth Ashby Davis (1833 - 1863)*
  Lettie Ashby Fleece (1834 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie City Cemetery
Baldwin City
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: J.L.
Record added: Dec 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121335281
James Clayton Jim Ashby
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James Clayton Jim Ashby
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- J.L.
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014
 
 
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