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Samuel Ashe
Birth: Mar. 24, 1725
Beaufort County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1813
Rocky Point
Pender County
North Carolina, USA

North Carolina Governor. Obtaining a law degree, he established a successful legal career and was the assistant attorney for the Crown in the North Carolina Wilmington district. A supporter of independence, he served as Lieutenant and paymaster of the First North Carolina Continental Regiment and served in the Provincial Congress, (1775-78). He was a member of the North Carolina Senate, Captain of the First Troop of North Carolina Continental Dragoon Regiment, (1777-79) and presiding justice of the North Carolina Superior Court, (1777-95). In 1795, he was elected as a North Carolina the ninth Governor of North Carolina, serving until 1798. While in office, a court reform measures were promoted and a land grant controversy in the comptroller's office was dealt with. After his term, he served as a member of the Electoral College, in 1804 and was trustee president for the University of North Carolina. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  John Baptista Ashe (1695 - 1734)
  Elizabeth Swann Ashe (1699 - 1729)
  Mary Porter Ashe (1732 - 1767)
  Elizabeth Jones Ashe (1735 - 1815)*
  John Baptista Ashe (1748 - 1802)*
  John Baptista Ashe (1748 - 1802)*
  Samuel Ashe (1763 - 1835)*
  William Cincinnatus Ashe (1765 - 1781)*
  Thomas Jones Ashe (1770 - 1795)*
  John Baptiste Ashe (1720 - 1781)*
  Samuel Ashe (1725 - 1813)
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Ashe Cemetery
Rocky Point
Pender County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 11, 2003
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Samuel Ashe
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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