Samuel Branch Ashley

Samuel Branch Ashley

Brown County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Feb 1936 (aged 66)
Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Burial Brown County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 25362533 · View Source
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Parents: William Ashley and Sarah Jane Christman

Siblings: Francis M. Ashley, Fanny Ashley Walters, Thomas Ashley, Robert Ashley, Lucinda Ashley, Cary Ashley Bassett, Walter Ashley, Addie Ashley Morris, and Harry Ashley

Wife: Demma Wells (married 9 Jan 1895 Brown Co., IN)

Children: Lura Lullis Ashley Steinbarger, Esma Adda Ashley Campbell, Esta Anna Ashley, Edna Alice Ashley Fansler, Golden Honor Ashley Reynolds Povelaitis, Clarence Wells Ashley, and Sarah Elizabeth Ashley Bremmer Meehan

Columbus Evening Republican 29 Feb 1936
Nineveh Township Resident Dies After Illness of Year.

Edinburg, Feb. 29-Samuel B. Ashley, 66, died this morning at his home in Nineveh township, Bartholomew county, following an illness of one year. Death was due to cancer.

Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the New Bethel church in Brown county, of which he was a member. The Rev. Ray Bozell will be in charge.

Mr. Ashley was born in Brown county in the New Bethel neighborhood on Oct. 6, 1869, a son of William and Sarah Christman Ashley. He married Demma Wells on Jan. 9, 1895. He was a farmer.

He is survived by the following children, Lura L. Ashley of Madison, Mrs. Esma A. Campbell of Brown county, Mrs. Edna Fansler of Indianapolis, Mrs. Goldie Cooper of Phoenix, Ariz,; Clarence W. Ashley of Brown county, and Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Hurley of Cloverport, Ky.; also the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. Fannie Walters and Mrs. Addis Morris of Indianapolis, Frank and Harry Ashley of Franklin, Carrie Ashley of Shelbyville and Walter Ashley of Nineveh.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Branch Ashley (6 Oct 1869–29 Feb 1936), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25362533, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark E. Wirey (contributor 46919974) .