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 Abigail or Abazail <I>White</I> Ashton

Abigail or Abazail White Ashton

Underhill, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 5 Feb 1896 (aged 72)
River Sioux, Harrison County, Iowa, USA
Burial Harrison County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 9340044 · View Source
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NOTE: the calculated birth date on her tombstone disagrees with birth date in her obituary



Abazail White was born to Henry and Rebecca White, February 4th, 1821. Was married to Isaac Ashton in the county of Hancock and state of Illinois, in the year 1841, moved to what is now known as Ashton’s grove in Monona county, Iowa, in February 15th, 1852. There were born to Isaac and Abazail Ashton, eight children, four boys and four girls, five of whom are now living, two boys and three girls. Mrs. Ashton died at River Sioux February 5th, 1896, at the age of 76 years and 1 day old. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of L. D. S. at Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1840; and afterwards identified herself with the re-organization of said church. She lived a consistent Christian life and was loved by those who knew her. Loss to others, will be a gain to her. Funeral sermon by Elder J. C. Crabb, February 7th, 1896.

source of obituary: Onawa Weekly Democrat (Onawa, Iowa), February 13, 1896, page 1, column 4

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abigail or Abazail White Ashton (11 Feb 1823–5 Feb 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9340044, citing Fountainbleau Cemetery, Harrison County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Our Family (contributor 48825642) .