Charles Lawrence Ashby

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Charles Lawrence Ashby

  • Birth 12 Mar 1842 Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1923 Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 14481804

Charles is son of James W Ashby of VA & 2nd wife Jane Shumake of VA

Charles mrd 2x
+1Harriett Martha COBLE 15 APR 1869 Henry Co TN b ABT 1855 Tenn dau/o Wm Coble & Martha
Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 about Harriet M Coble
Name: Harriet M Coble Spouse: Chas L Ashby Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1869 Marriage County: Henry TN

MILITARY: Charles L. Ashby enrolled as a Private in Company B, 2nd Regiment of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry on October 1 1862 in Carroll County, Tennessee for a period of three years. He was listed as "absent without leave" from June 2 of 1863 to November 1, 1864. He was present and accounted for from November 1864 until he was mustered out in Nashville, TN on August 9, 1865 at age 21. At his discharge he was due $108. 08, of which he was charged $8.00 for a revolver, $8.00 for one carbine, $18.15 for a saddle, 65 for spurs and straps, $2.40 for a halter, and $1.00 for a horse brush.

Charles L Ashby was living in Morris Texas Co MO 1880 with first wife Harriet Coble, three children and his brother-in-law W. S. Coble.
He moved to Texas by 1883 where his son James M was born 1883; Harriett died/he mrd Elmira 1887
He was living in San Saba Co TX by 1900 with his second wife Elmira Newlin. [Ellison]

Charles and Hattie had 4 kids with all but 4th one born Missouri.
1William H ASHBY b 18 Dec 1872 Texas Co Missouri
2Theodore Thomas ASHBY b 6 Mar 1876 Texas Co Missouri
3Charles Carrol ASHBY Sr b 28 Sep 1878 Texas Co Missouri
4James Maddray ASHBY b 12 Apr 1883 Bee Co Texas

+2Elmira Lou Ellison NEWLIN 30 JAN 1887 Atascosa Co TX b 28 OCT 1862 Bell Co Texas d Jan 11 1939 bur Reeds Lake Cemetery Temple Bell Co Texas

Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002 about Elmira Lou Newlin Gender: Female Marriage Date: 30 Jan 1887 Spouse: Charles L AshbyM arriage City: Atascosa Marriage State: Texas Source:Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

1900 US Fed Census about Charles L Ashby Home 1900: Justice
Precinct 3 San Saba Texas Age:58 Birth Date:1842 Bp:Wilson Co Tenn Race: White Gender: Male Relationship to hofh:head wife's Name: Elmira Ashby Bp:TX Marital Status:married
Household Members: Name Age
Chas L Ashby 58
Elmira Ashby 37 2nd wife Ellison[maiden]Newlin [previous mrd]
James M Ashby 17
Beulah L Ashby 12 lst kid w/2nd wife James Marion
Maud M Ashby 10
Lee Roy Ashby 7
Clara M Ashby 5
Ida M Ashby 3
Ethel Ashby 1

Children Charles Ashby TN & 2nd wife Elmira Ellison TX mrd Jan 30 1887
1Beulah L Ashby Nov 1887 Elmira's lst kid/w James/+Marsh
2Maud M Ashby Nov 1889 +2x James Miller Draper, Cox
3Lee Roy Ashby June 1892
4Clara M Ashby June 1894 +Weaver
5Ida M Ashby July 1896 +2x Marks, McGinnis
6Ethel Ashby Sep 1898 +2x-+1Silvers +2 Davis div.
7Mary Alice Ashby b 1903 TX

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 about Charles L Ashby
Name: Charles L Ashby State Filed: Texas Widow: Elmira Ashby A & B 7 Tenn Calvary


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Karen Neal Morey
  • Added: 2 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14481804
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Lawrence Ashby (12 Mar 1842–22 Dec 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14481804, citing Reeds Lake Cemetery, Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .