Mariposa Gazette, Sat., 17 Jan 1920:
Mariposa Young Man Dies In San Francisco
The many relatives and friends of John F. Ashworth were greatly shocked on last Wednesday afternoon when the sad news came over the wires from San Francisco, that he had passed away in the city at 1 o'clock p.m. of the same day from pleura-pneumonia. The young man had been living in Yosemite up to a few weeks ago when he removed to San Francisco with his family on account of a sudden attack of illness. Up to this time he had been perfectly well and strong.
This young man was born and reared near Mariposa and had spent his entire life in the county; with his parents, a few miles east of here up to six years ago and in Yosemite and El Portal since where he had been employed by a number of the different Park companies and where he was a trusted employee and a favorite with his associates. On June 5th, 1913 he was married to Nettie Oliver of El Portal. Beside a devoted wife and a foster child he leaves to mourn his death a father Phenas Ashworth, four brothers Phenas, Ervin, George and Theodore all of Mariposa and a sister, Mrs. Rose Smith of Oakland and many near relatives in and near Mariposa.
He was a straight forward and up righteous young man kind and devoted to his family. A sea of gloom has settled over the entire community on account of the untimely death of one so well and favorably known. Interment will be in the Catholic cemetery in Mariposa today at two o'clock p.m.
transcribed by Linda Applegate
Phenis Sed Ashworth (1855 - 1930)
Mary Ellen Reynolds Ashworth (1861 - 1918)
David Ashworth (1879 - 1907)*
Rose Margaret Ashworth Smith (1889 - 1939)*
John F Ashworth (1893 - 1920)
Crogan Ashworth (1898 - 1912)*
Theodore L. Ashworth (1902 - 1983)*
Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery
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