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Julia M Ashby

  • Birth 21 Aug 1851 County Meath, Ireland
  • Death 11 May 1928 Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 61269411

Mrs. Julia M. Ashby
Posted By: Rebecca Foster (email)
Date: 9/5/2014 at 09:43:53


Widow of Late John T. Ashby Dies at Home, 830 Farnam Street.
Mrs. Julia M. Ashby, well-known resident of Davenport and widow of the late John T. Ashby, passed away at 6:40 a.m. today at the family home, 820 Farnam street. Her death came after an illness of ten days with pneumonia which on account of her age she was unable to overcome. She was in her 77th year.
Mrs. Ashby was a native of Ireland, being born in Meade county on August 21, 1851. She came to America 50 years ago and for the last 30 years has been a resident of Davenport. Her husband who was at one time corporal in the ordnance department of the Rock Island arsenal, preceded her in death 18 years ago.
She was a devout Catholic and a member of the Sacred Heart cathedral. She was also a member of the Altar and Rosary society.
Mrs. Ashby was a woman of strong personality and possessed many admirable qualities which endeared her to a large number of friends.

Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary and Miss Julia Ashby; one son, Thomas Ashby, and two sisters, Mrs. James Junk, Corning N.Y. and Mrs. James Fitzpatrick, LeCompton, Kan.

The body was removed to the Halligan funeral home and will be returned to the home late today from where the funeral will be held Monday at 8 a.m. with services at 8:30 at the Sacred Heart cathedral. Burial will be made in St. Marguerite cemetery.

Source: Davenport Democrat and Leader; Davenport, Ia.,11 May 1928.

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Gravesite Details From 1930s Graves Registration Survey.





  • Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 7 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61269411
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Julia M Ashby (21 Aug 1851–11 May 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61269411, citing Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .