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Capt Abraham Ashley, II

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Capt Abraham Ashley, II

  • Birth 19 Sep 1790 Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 7 Jun 1870 New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section DD
  • Memorial ID 79280949

Abram married in Dec 21, 1817...He is named in his fathers will as follows:
I give and bequeath to my son Abram Ashley all the lands lying West of the road
leading from Dartmouth line by my house to Assonet as far Northward as the head
of the lane so called containing forty acres more or less with the buildings
thereon.

Also one third of the land which I bought of Philip Winslow, John Winslow and
Taber Ashley excepting twenty acres, at the West end of this land, hereafter
given to Willard Washburn said one third hereby given to my son contains seventy
acres more or less and is to be taken off the South side of the same and is to
be a third in quantity.
* info shared by goose #47534920 .......................... Abraham was Captain of the brig "Alliance" in voyages from New Bedford between 1819 - 1821. He became managing owner or agent for three vessels sailing out of New Bedford, the ship "Saratoga" and the barks "Endeavor" and "Cachalot", all sailing under the Ashley flag in Dartmouth, Massachusetts per NEHGS. He served as a private in the War of 1812 serving in the 2nd Co., of Freetown under Captain Simeon Ashley.


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  • Created by: Carol L
  • Added: 25 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79280949
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Abraham Ashley, II (19 Sep 1790–7 Jun 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79280949, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Carol L (contributor 46957236) .