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Elijah Asbury
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1791
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb., 1858
Howard County
Missouri, USA

Son of Thomas Asbury 1763-abt 1824 and Elizabeth Bartlett 1753 abt 1820. Both died in Harrison Co. WV.

m: Agnes Timms, Apr 28 1813, Harrison Co WV

ch (all born Harrison Co WV) inc:
-Martha (not proved)

-Thomas Washington 1814-1888 m: Caterine Downing, ch William W, Dennis, Mary Ann, Louise Jane, Calvin, Margaret Ellen, Milton, George W, James Stephen, Andrew Jackson.

-Cynhia 1817- m: John Fisher 1838, Clinton Co OH

-Garrison 1818-1897 m1: Rebecca Camp 1840 Clinton OH, ch infant son, Abigail, Elijah/1844, Peter, Daniel, John/1853, Joseph, Geore W/1858. m2: Mrs. Susan/Susanna (Brizendine) Foster 1860, Hancock IN, ch Elizabeth, Mary A, Minerva Ella, Thomas, Marion

-Sarah Ann 1822-1852 m: Samuel Fisher 1841 Clinton OH, ch Elijah Elizabeth, Lucretia, Martha, Frances.

-John P. Dec 1 1824- m1 Mary Polly Evans 1849, ch Nancy C, Agns Annie, James Stephen Hannah Elizabeth, Sarah Taylor. m2: Sarah Jane "Sallie" Patton 1867, Howard MO, ch Alnzo, John Thomas, Henry H, Amanda Belle, Cynthia J.

-George Washington 1827-1865 m1-unknown ch John William 1847; m2: Permitchia Bailey abt 1852, ch Thomas B, Joseph H, Sallie A, Mary A, Millie, Elizabeth.

The following from Rootsweb: All my family...
"Elijah died February 1858. Elijah's probate papers showed the following individuals as administrators: Thomas ASBURY, Minter H. BAILEY, and Samuel FISHER. Burial: Probably buried in Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery, Howard Co., MO

County of Howard.
The state of Missouri to all persons to whom these presents shall come Greetings.

Know ye that whereas Elijah Asbury late of the county of Howard, died in testate as it is said having at the time of his death property in this state which may be last destroyed or diminished in value if speedy care be not taken of the; to the end therefore that the said property may be collected preserved and disposed of according to laws, we do hereby appoint John Asbury administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits which were of the said Elijah Asbury's at the time of his death with full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law, and collect all monies due said deceased, and in general to do and perform all other acts and things which are hereafter may be required of him by law.

In testimony whereas I, Andrew J Hemon, clerk of the county court and for the county of Howard aforesaid, have her cemto (?) signed my name and affixed the seal of said ceomt (?) an office this 8th day of February AD 1858. ,A J Hemon clerk,
Pg W A Burtmtce (?)"

Note: Burial this cemetery not proved, burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Higbee Mo. (which is in Randolph Co and no listing found). Elijah's family were among the founders of this Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Howard Co (where he died)
Family links: 
  Agnes Timms Asbury (1790 - ____)
  Thomas Washington Asbury (1814 - 1888)*
  Garrison Asbury (1818 - 1897)*
  Sarah Ann Asbury Fisher (1822 - 1852)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Pleasant Christian Church Cemetery
Punkin Center
Howard County
Missouri, USA
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jan 10, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123120922
Elijah Asbury
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 Added: Apr. 11, 2014

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