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Henry Silas Ashby
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1855
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1911
Douglas County
Kansas, USA

NAME: Silas Henry Ashby
Aka: Henry Silas Ashby

"Henry" was the first of six children born to James Clayton Ashby & Mary Frances FOSTER Ashby. As a baby and toddler, Henry moved with his parents from Iowa in August of 1856 and traveled through Missouri to arrive at their destination in Kansas in 1857. Henry's Uncle Bladen Ashby and Aunt Elizabeth FOSTER Ashby, and their first two daughters "Hattie" and "Ettie" moved with them. The two families built homes along the same creek in the Prairie City area, later known as Baldwin City.

WIFE: Eliza Ann BAKER Ashby
CHILDREN:
Elmer Eugene . b. May 7, 1885, KS,
Clay Alvin ...... b. July 2, 1887, Lane, KS,
Harry Murcock b. Aug. 14, 1892, Lane, KS,
Floyd ........... b. Nov. 21, 1902 Baldwin, KS

Henry's PARENTS:
FATHER: James Clayton Ashby
..b. Sept. 1, 1824
MOTHER: Mary Frances FOSTER Ashby
..b. June 14, 1828 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Clayton Ashby (1824 - 1868)
  Mary Frances Foster Ashby (1828 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Ann Baker Ashby (1858 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Eugene Elmer Ashby (1885 - 1906)*
  Clay Alvin Ashby (1887 - 1961)*
  Harry M. Ashby (1892 - 1970)*
  Floyd Ashby (1902 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Silas Ashby (1855 - 1911)
  Charles Alexander Ashby (1858 - 1941)*
  Sarah Jane Ashby Baker (1861 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie City Cemetery
Baldwin City
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: J.L.
Originally Created by: A & R
Record added: Dec 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23253234
Henry Silas Ashby
Added by: E.A. Westgate
 
Henry Silas Ashby
Added by: A & R
 
Henry Silas Ashby
Added by: E.A. Westgate
 
 
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 Added: Nov. 26, 2014

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