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 John Bloomer “J. B.” Ashmore, Sr

John Bloomer “J. B.” Ashmore, Sr

Birth
Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Apr 1926 (aged 79)
Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Manor, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 10077442 · View Source
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J. B. Ashmore was the son of Joshua Bloomer Ashmore and Levinah Hughes. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Co. H, 19th (Biffle's) Cavalry, CSA.
On March 3, 1870, J. B. Ashmore married Nancy Burgess Bell in Lawrence County, Tennessee. They became the parents of 12 children, 9 living to adulthood.
In 1891, J. B. Ashmore and his wife and children moved to Texas and settled on land in Travis County near Manor.

The Austin American, Austin, Texas, Sunday, April 4, 1926: Funeral services for J. B. Ashmore, 79 years of age, Manor pioneer and Civil war veteran, who died following a sudden attack Friday morning at his home, will be held Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. A. Howell, in Manor, conducted by Rev. G. H. Farmer, pastor of the Manor Christian Church. Interment will be in Manor cemetery, in charge of Thurlow B. Weed. Pallbearers will be: W. D. Bowman, M. J. Thurman, Joe Hill, T. D. Harrell, W. A. Gilliam, Arnold Parsons of Manor. Mr. Ashmore was born at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., July 18, 1846. He entered the Confederate army the last year of the Civil war. He was married to Miss Nannie Burgess Bell. On March 3 of this year, he and his wife celebrated the 56th anniversary of their wedding. Besides his widow, Mr. Ashmore is survived by one daughter and eight sons, 31 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Three of the 12 children born to this family died in infancy. Those surviving are: Mrs. W. A. Howell, W. M. Ashmore, S. L. Ashmore, A. N. Ashmore, G. N. Ashmore, G. H. Ashmore and J. M. Ashmore of Manor, T. H. Ashmore of Bertram and Rev. C. M. Ashmore of Austin. Mr. Ashmore came to Manor in September, 1891, and had lived in and near Manor for 35 years. He was a consistent member of the Christian church for more than a half century.



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  • Maintained by: RuthAnn Ballard
  • Originally Created by: karen moore
  • Added: 13 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10077442
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bloomer “J. B.” Ashmore, Sr (18 Jul 1846–2 Apr 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10077442, citing Manor Cemetery, Manor, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by RuthAnn Ballard (contributor 47429418) .