Ashbel born Cumberland County 4/28/1853, son of James E. and Lucinda (Hilton) Libby. Ashbel married Sarah Barrett at Silver City, Idaho 1883. Ashbel operated the, Sheep Ranch Stage Office in Silver City, Idaho. Sarah was the daughter of Lewis R. and Mary (Beal) Barrett. Sarah's parents died in Missouri. Ashbel and Sarah are buried at Beaver Creek (Silver) Cemetery at Twisp, WA., Okanogan County. Sarah sister was Emma McConnell who is also buried at Beaver Creek (Silver) Cemetery.