Mary Jane <I>High</I> Ashley

Mary Jane High Ashley

Putnam County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Apr 1916 (aged 72–73)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Section 39, plot 125
Memorial ID 25650113 · View Source
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Mary Jane HIGH Ashley was the third of nine children born to parents John High and Eleanor SHIELDS. She was raised in Kanawha County and married her husband, Jesse Lewis Ashley, a civil war veteran, on Nov. 17, 1870 in Jarret's Ford at present day Clendenin/Elkview, WV.
She successfully bore at least 9 children and 3 are speculated to have died in infancy. Mrs. Ashley was 74 years old when she died in 1916 after a sudden heart attack at home. She was interred in Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, WV at the Ashley family plot. Mrs. Ashley was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for over 50 years and had been a widow since 1894. She was very kind, generous and supportive of her family.

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Barnes
  • Added: 30 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25650113
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane High Ashley (Apr 1843–7 Apr 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25650113, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Barnes (contributor 46815039) .