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Olen H Ashby, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1913
Pleasant Hill (Sabine Parish)
Sabine Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1988
Blanchard
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

1920 US Fed Census about Olen Ashby Age:6 Birth Year: abt 1914 Birthplace: La Home 1920:Bayou San Miguel Sabine La Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father Name: Adolphus Ashby Father Birthplace: Miss Mother's Name: Mattie Bruce Ashby Mother Birthplace: Miss

1930 US Fed Census about Olen Ashby Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1913 Birthplace: Louisiana Race: White
Home 1930:Middle Creek, Sabine La Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father Name:A D Ashby Father's Birthplace: Miss
Mother Name: Mattie Bruce Ashby Mother's Birthplace: Miss

Olen and Lena married June 4 1939
Not sure what was going on with them as he's living w/his folks and she is living with her folks 1940 but says married and one child is with her. Maybe just visiting and got counted there when census came around.

1940 US Fed Census about Olen Ashby Age: 26
Est Birth Year: abt 1914 Gender: Male Race: White
Birthplace: Louisiana Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Son Home 1940: Caddo La
Street: Blanchard-Mooringsport Road House Number: Cont
Inferred Residence 1935: Rural Jackson Louisiana
Residence 1935: Rural Jackson La Sheet Number: 27A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: Cont
Household Members: Name Age
A D Ashby 59
Mattie B Ashby 57
Andrew Davis Ashby 28
Olen H Ashby 26

Home 1940: Caddo Louisiana Name: Lena Ashby [Lena Cockerell] Age: 18 Est Birth Year: abt 1922 Gender: Female Race: White Birthplace: Ark Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Street: Blanchard Latex Road Inferred Residence in 1935: Caddo, Louisiana Residence 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 4A
Household Members: Name Age
Charles C Cockerell 44
Lena Ashby 18 dau
Mary Lou Ashby 4/12 grandau 1939

US WWII Army Enlistment Records 1938-1946 about Olen H Ashby
Birth Year: 1913 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Louisiana
State of Residence: Louisiana County or City: Caddo
Enlistment Date: 30 Dec 1943 Enlistment State: Louisiana Enlistment City: Shreveport
Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life Education: 1 year of high school
Civil Occupation: Unskilled miscellaneous occupations, n.e.c. Marital Status: Married <<< 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adolphus D Ashby (1880 - 1970)
  Mattie Bruce Ashby (1882 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Lena Cocherell Ashby (1922 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Isephene Winona Ashby Allen (1902 - 1977)*
  Jesse Clarence Ashby (1903 - 1980)*
  William Thomas Ashby (1907 - 1982)*
  Olen H Ashby (1913 - 1988)
  Alton Monroe Ashby (1915 - 2000)*
  Mattie Lou Ashby (1917 - 2001)*
  Lydia Imogene Ashby Bertrand (1927 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: GPS +32.58417,-93.88998
 
Burial:
Blanchard Memorial Cemetery
Blanchard
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: West row 25 middle west
GPS (lat/lon): 32.58417, -93.88998
 
Maintained by: Nena Smothers
Originally Created by: JB BERRY
Record added: Oct 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43390554
Olen H Ashby, Sr
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Olen H Ashby, Sr
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Olen H Ashby, Sr
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U.S. Army Motto "This we'll defend". We the people, thank you for your service in defense of our freedom. R.I.P. Sir.
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