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 William Ashmore

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William Ashmore

Birth
Death
22 Apr 1909 (aged 84)
Burial
Granville, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID
44339191 View Source

Reverend William Ashmore was born in Ohio and graduated in 1845 from Denison University and from Covington Theological Seminary in 1848. He was appointed a missionary to Bangkok, Siam in 1849 and arrived there in 1851. He was appointed to open a new station in mainland China, but Ann died and he returned to America. In 1888 he was at Swatow, China as a missionary. After marrying his third wife Mrs. Nathan Brown he and William Jr. presented a site and funds to erect a building at Swatow for his theological school, Ashmore Theological Seminary. He left China in 1903, after 53 years of service, passed away in Toledo, Ohio in 1909. Denison University Alumni Association mounted a plaque to his tombstone in 1940. Source: Ashmore Family Papers American Baptist Historical Society. File identifier: MP-001
Contributor: Pat Thompson (49775067)

Reverend William Ashmore was born in Ohio and graduated in 1845 from Denison University and from Covington Theological Seminary in 1848. He was appointed a missionary to Bangkok, Siam in 1849 and arrived there in 1851. He was appointed to open a new station in mainland China, but Ann died and he returned to America. In 1888 he was at Swatow, China as a missionary. After marrying his third wife Mrs. Nathan Brown he and William Jr. presented a site and funds to erect a building at Swatow for his theological school, Ashmore Theological Seminary. He left China in 1903, after 53 years of service, passed away in Toledo, Ohio in 1909. Denison University Alumni Association mounted a plaque to his tombstone in 1940. Source: Ashmore Family Papers American Baptist Historical Society. File identifier: MP-001
Contributor: Pat Thompson (49775067)


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