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 Jesse Lewis Ashley

Jesse Lewis Ashley

Birth
Elk, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Jun 1894 (aged 47)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Lot 50 Section 42 in Old Circle Drive
Memorial ID 13347651 · View Source
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Jesse Lewis Ashley was born in Kanawha County Virginia in Elk Township, 1847 to parents John Ashley and Deborah JAMES Ashley. Siblings were John J. Ashley, Mary "Polly" Ashley, & Harriet Ashley. He enlisted at age 17 in the Union as a private in the 7th WV Cavalry- Co F in August 1864 and served until the conclusion of the war. He married Mary Jane HIGH in November 1870 at Jarrett's Ford (near Clendenin, WV) and fathered 10 children. His occupation was that of a farmer and cooper. He suffered an injury in the war to his lung from which he never fully recovered. He died in Charleston WV in 1894 from consumption related to the war injury. He was an active member of the Blundon Post, G.A.R. being quarter master sergeant. His grave is near the historic original section of Spring Hill Cemetery located in Charleston, West Virginia. His wife, Mary continued to live in Charleston until her death in 1916.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Barnes
  • Added: 15 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13347651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Lewis Ashley (22 Jun 1847–28 Jun 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13347651, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Barnes (contributor 46815039) .