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Nathaniel Ashby Jr and Harman J. Ashby

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Nathaniel Ashby Jr and Harman J. Ashby

Posted: 14 Jun 2006 10:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ashby, Tucker
Dear Board Scholars,

I need help with these two ASHBY men who settled in Union County, Kentucky, circa 1830. (See below.) If you can bring any new light on them, their descendants, or their affairs within Union County, please contact me. Anything, no matter how small, will be greatly appreciated. While I have no proof, I believe they are both sons of NATHANIEL AMBLER ASHBY 1748 – 1811 who died in Woodford County, Kentucky, but is buried in Fayette County, Kentucky. Nathaniel Ambler left behind a will (in Fayette County) that mentions his two infant sons: NATHANIEL ASHBY and HAMAN J. ASHBY. The names and estimated dates of birth (in the will) are somewhat consistent with those of census records of Union County.

Barry Ashby

1. NATHANIEL ASHBY, JR. ((possible son of NATHANIEL AMBLER ASHBY) was born Abt. 1808 in Kentucky. He married CHARLOTTE ? ? Abt. 1840 in (probably) Kentucky. She was born 1825 in Delaware.

Notes for NATHANIEL ASHBY, JR.:
!1830 Census of Kentucky, Union County, page 35, line 4: Nathaniel Ashby b. 1800- 1810, plus 1 male 1810 - 1815, 1 male 1820 - 1825, 1 female 1800 - 1810, 1 female 1825 - 1830, and 1 slave 1810 - 1820.
!1840 Census of Kentucky, Union County, page 19, line 25: Nat'l Ashby, b. 1800 - 1810, plus 1 female 1820 - 1825, and 1 elderly slave.
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 115:
Ashby, Nathaniel, 40, b. Kentucky, farmer.
Ashby, Charlotte, 25, b. Delaware.
NOTE: Residing next door to Nathaniel and Charlotte at stop 116 is (widow?) Elizabeth Ashby, b. Abt. 1820 Ohio, and her 5 Ashby children. SPECULATION: This Elizabeth Ashby residing next door is thought be the widow of Nathaniel's brother, Harman J. Ashby 1810 -1850. (See Harman's record.)
!1860 Census of Kentucky, Union County, Morganfield PO, page 78, stop 616:
Ashby, Nathan', 51, b. KY, farmer.
Ashby, Charlotte, 35, b. KY.
Ashby, Ellen, 6, b. KY.
!1870 Census of Kentucky, Union County, Raleigh PO, page 9, sheet 357, stop 62:
Ashby, Nathaniel, 62, b. Delaware (sic).
Ashby, Charlotte, 44, b. Delaware.
Ashby, Ellen, 15, b. Delaware (sic).

Child of NATHANIEL ASHBY and CHARLOTTE ? is:

i. ELLEN ASHBY, b. Abt. 1854, Union County, Kentucky.

2. HARMAN J. ASHBY (possible son of NATHANIEL AMBLER ASHBY) was born Abt. 1810 in Kentucky, and died Abt. 1850 in Union County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH (last name might be TUCKER?) Abt. 1838 in (probably) Kentucky. She was born Abt. 1820 in Ohio.

Notes for HARMAN J. ASHBY:
!1840 Census of Kentucky, Union County, page 12, line 10, HAR J. ASHBY b. 1810 - 1820, plus 1 female 1810 - 1820, 1 female 1835 - 1840, and 1 slave 1816 - 1830.
!From the Union Co., Ky. 1850 Mortality Schedule Submitted by Peggy D. Gilkey.: As the 1850 census was taken, all persons that had died the previous year were added to the census list. List includes: Ashby, H. J., male, 39, b. KY, Married, Rheumatism, Merchant
Notes for ELIZABETH (last name might be TUCKER?):
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116:
Ashby, Elizabeth, 29, b. Ohio.
Ashby, M. Ann Ashby, 10, b. KY.
Ashby, N. T., (male), 7, b. KY.
Ashby, Mary E., 5, b. KY.
Ashby, Sarah E., 3, b. KY.
Ashby, Jane E., b. KY.
!Residing next door to Elizabeth Ashby at stop 115 is Nathaniel and Charlotte Ashby. SPECULATION: Nathaniel Ashby is believed to be the brother of Elizabeth's now deceased husband, Harmon J. Ashby. (See Harmon's record.) Furthermore, the 1850 and 1860 censuses of Union County, KY, seem to indicate that circa 1850 Elizabeth Ashby, a widow, farmed out her children to nearby families. Some of her children ended up in a nearby home headed by Tabbott Tucker. END OF SPECULATION.

Children of HARMAN ASHBY and ELIZABETH TUCKER? are:

i. N. J. ASHBY, b. Abt. 1839, Kentucky. Notes for N. J. ASHBY: !1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 2, sheet 519, stop 829, residing at the home of Tabbert (or Tabbott) Tucker.

ii. M. ELIZABETH ANN ASHBY, b. Abt. 1840, Kentucky. Notes for M. ELIZABETH ANN ASHBY:
!1850 (20 Sep 1850) Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116, residing with mother, Elizabeth Ashby.
!1850 (5 Oct 1850) Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 2, sheet 519, stop 829, residing at the home of Tabbert (or Tabbott) Tucker.
!1860 Census of Kentucky, Union County, page 122, stop 943, head of household is Tabbott Tucker.

iii. EDWARD M. ASHBY, b. Abt. 1842, Kentucky. Notes for EDWARD M. ASHBY:
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 2, sheet 519, stop 829, residing at the home of Tabbert (or Tabbott) Tucker.
!1860 Census of Kentucky, Union County, page 122, stop 943, residing at the home of Tabbott Tucker.

iv. N. T. ASHBY, b. Abt. 1843, Kentucky. Notes for N. T. ASHBY:
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116.

v. MARY ELIZABETH ASHBY, b. Abt. 1845, Kentucky. Notes for MARY ELIZABETH ASHBY:
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116.

vi. SARAH E. ASHBY, b. Abt. 1847, Kentucky. Notes for SARAH E. ASHBY:
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116.

vii. JANE E. ASHBY, b. Abt. Jan 1850, Kentucky. Notes for JANE E. ASHBY:
!1850 Census of Kentucky, Union County, District 1, sheet 447, stop 116.

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