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William Haemer Ashford
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1851
Greenup County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1925
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA

William Haemer Ashford was born December 25, 1851 in Greenup County, Kentucky, if the facts on his death certificate are correct. Research seems to indicate that his father was John Ashford, born in Kentucky, rather than William Ashford named on his death certificate, and that his mother was Mariah Butcher, born in Virginia. Mariah Butcher was the daughter of Ely Butcher and Elizabeth Hart.

How and when William arrived in Oregon is uncertain. He first appears in Oregon in the 1880 census in Lake County, Oregon as a 29 year old carpenter.

On May 15, 1883 William married Amanda Jane (Jenny) Sullivan in Dallas, Oregon. He and Jenny had 10 children:
Maude L Ashford, born in 1884
Elmer Lorenzo Ashford, born in 1886
Wiliam Melvin Ashford, born in 1888
George Butcher Ashford, born in 1890
Sarah Elizabeth Ashford, born in 1892
Ruby Alice Ashford, born in 1899
Wallace Raymond Ashford, born in 1902
Velma Blanche Ashford, born in 1903
Aaron Dean Ashford, born in 1905
Arlo Francis Ashford, born in 1909

About 1915 the Ashford family relocated to Cowlitz County, Washington, where he lived his remaining years.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Amanda Jane Sullivan Ashford Orrahood (1866 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Maude L Ashford Darby (1884 - 1920)*
  Elmer Lorenzo Ashford (1886 - 1974)*
  George Butcher Ashford (1890 - 1981)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Ashford Brewer (1892 - 1936)*
  Ruby Alice Ashford Leaming (1899 - 1937)*
  Wallace Raymond Ashford (1901 - 1982)*
  Velna Blanche Ashford Mayfield (1903 - 1970)*
  Aaron Dean Ashford (1905 - 1977)*
  Arlo Francis Ashford (1909 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Whittle and Hubbard Cemetery
Castle Rock
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Brenda Ashford
Originally Created by: Scott Bolliger
Record added: Jun 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38496977
William Haemer Ashford
Added by: Brenda Ashford
 
William Haemer Ashford
Added by: Brenda Ashford
 
William Haemer Ashford
Added by: Marilyn Posthumus Clark
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012

- Scott Bolliger
 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
 
 
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