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Joseph W. Ashford
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1817, England
Death: Nov. 16, 1909
Pleasant Valley
Scott County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Mary Elvis(Elvies?)He was born in England, and came over on the Tremont, August 1842, with his brother William & Wm's wife & children. He settled first in Toronto, Canada & got married there Jan. 24, 1850. It is believed he owned a hotel in Thorold Canada. In the early 1870's he came to Scott Co. Iowa. As a farmer and stock raiser he was well known and his reputation for the breeding of high blooded and fancy horses was wide spread. Canadian history books lists him as being wealthy enough for his family to bring their own stallions & hounds with them on the boat when they departed England. His brother William N.& family resided in Lockport, NY. becoming horse racers and hotel owners. He was 92 yrs. old when he died & 3 children were surviving, George, Walter, & Lottie Ashford Kuehl, all of Pleasant Valley. He had 4 children die young, 2 of which are Pinkie & Frank. He also had an adopted son also Frank.Please write to me if your related to the Ashfords or Kuehls. Thanks 
Oakdale Memorial Gardens
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 33, Section 9
Created by: Mary
Record added: Nov 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23166051
Joseph W. Ashford
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Joseph W. Ashford
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In memory of my 3rd gr uncle.
- Mary
 Added: Jul. 27, 2008

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