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Thomas Merrill Ashby
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1889
Lake Shore
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1962
Spanish Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA

Thomas Merrill Ashby

SPANISH FORK--Thomas Merrill Ashby, 72, died at his residence Monday morning of a heart attack.

Born September 21, 1899, Lake Shore, Utah County, a son of Samuel and Emma P. Clayson Ashby. Married Edna Holt October 18, 1911, in the Salt Lake Temple. Employee of the Rio Grande Railroad and Utah Idaho Sugar Co. prior to working on the construction of Geneva Steel until his retirement. Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Served a Central Mission from 1911 to 1914. High Priest in the Spanish Fork First Ward, serving as president of the high priests quorum and formerly in the superintendency of the First Ward Sunday School.

Surviors: widow, son, three daughters, Merrill H. Ashby, Spanish Fork; Mrs. Merlynn (Martha) Tanner, Payson; Mrs. Sterling (Grace) Bradford, Denver, Colorado; Mrs. Nylan (Lois) Ellsworth, Glendale, California; 17 grandchildren, two brothers, two sisters, Albert Ashby, Payson; Heber Ashby, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Floyd Brown, Koosharem; Mrs. Henry Clark, Benjamin.

Funeral services Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Spanish Fork First Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday at the family home, Spanish Fork, prior to services. Burial in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery.

-Salt Lake Tribune, March 27, 1962, transcribed by Rhonda Holton 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Ashby (1858 - 1917)
  Emma Priscilla Clayson Ashby Garfield (1869 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Ashby (1892 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Martha Ellen Ashby Tanner (1916 - 2012)*
  Grace Ashby Bradford (1920 - 1972)*
  Merrill Holt Ashby (1926 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Franklin Ashby (1887 - 1937)*
  Thomas Merrill Ashby (1889 - 1962)
  Wilford Lyman Ashby (1890 - 1956)*
  Calvin Monroe Ashby (1892 - 1892)*
  Albert Sims Ashby (1896 - 1978)*
  Heber Latham Ashby (1898 - 1972)*
  Arthur Ward Ashby (1901 - 1958)*
  Inza Priscilla Ashby Brown (1904 - 1969)*
  Mary Iola Ashby Clark (1906 - 1999)*
  Hannah Lucille Ashby (1909 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spanish Fork City Cemetery
Spanish Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: 12.25 .09
 
Maintained by: Rhonda
Originally Created by: John Warnke
Record added: May 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10924307
Thomas Merrill Ashby
Added by: Rhonda
 
Thomas Merrill Ashby
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He is my 1st cousin 3 times removed.
- Rhonda
 Added: May. 1, 2010
 
 
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