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 Omar Addison Ash

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Omar Addison Ash

  • Birth 5 Nov 1876 Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas, USA
  • Death 17 Nov 1962 Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
  • Plot E-080-5
  • Memorial ID 37124857

Omar spent 50 years of his life in law enforcement. He was a Deputy sheriff in Clifton-Morenci in 1898. He moved to Douglas, Arizona, in 1902. Joined the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad as a conductor until 1920. Deputy sherriff and fingerprint expert in Douglas. Douglas police dept. from 1923-1927. Deputy sheriff again from 1929-1931. 1931-1933 special investigator for federal government. 1932-1936 elected justice of the peace in Douglas. 1937 joined state prison staff. Deputy warden 1938-39. During World War II he was a guard at an aircraft plant in Van Nuys, California.


1st wife: Essey Jennett Foyle (1879-1908)
Married: 08 Jan 1896 Round Rock, TX
Children:
Elma Viola "Kitty" Ash Giragi (1897-1999)
James Hoyt Ash (1900-1992)
Clydia Lee Ash Smith (1902-1985)

2nd wife: Edith "Edie" Hudnall (1884-1956)
Married/Divorced: 1910 - 1912 Cochise Co., AZ
No Children of this marriage

3rd wife: Ruby Angeline FUQUA
Married/Divorced: 18 JAN 1917 - 1935
Children:
Corinne Frances Scarborough Barnes (1899-1955)
George Albert Ash (1904-1976)

4th wife: Elizabeth I Wills (1886-1971)
Married 1935

Spelling variation: Omer
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 8, Williamson, Texas; Roll: T9_1333; Family History Film: 1255333; Page: 569.2000; Enumeration District: 162; .



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  • Created by: Forrest Bennett
  • Added: 15 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37124857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Omar Addison Ash (5 Nov 1876–17 Nov 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37124857, citing Calvary Cemetery, Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Forrest Bennett (contributor 47128630) .