Capt. John Ashby

Capt. John Ashby

Male Abt 1707 - 1789  (~ 82 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 18 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name John Ashby 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Abt 1707  Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1789  Faquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I101518  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2000 

    Father Capt. Thomas Ashby, Sr.,   b. Abt 1680, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1752, Clarke Co, Shenandoah Valley, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Rosanna,   b. Abt 1684, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 113 years) 
    Married Abt 1706 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Family ID F40737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jean Combs,   b. Abt 1721, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 Oct 1783  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 11 May 1741  Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ashby,   b. 9 Jul 1742,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ann (Nancy) Ashby,   b. Abt 1744,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lewis Ashby,   b. 1746,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Nathaniel Ashby,   b. 1748, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, Woodford Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Mary Ashby,   b. 1750,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edward Ashby,   b. 1754,   d. Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jane Ashby,   b. 1755,   d. Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Ashby,   b. 1756,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F40734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Hufman,   b. Abt 1753,   d. Bef 1789  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1783 
    Children 
     1. Charlotte Ashby
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F40735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - 1748 - George Washington spent the night at John's home at Asby's Gap on the south side

      - the Shenandoah River in present Clarke County. (Washington was 16 yrs old).

      - Served under Col. Geo. Washington in the French & Indian War.

      - In KY with a party of land speculators & surveyors (1774), wounded by Indians.

      - Rec'd from VA Gov. Thomas Jefferson land grants for 3000 acres in (then)

      - Kentucky county for his military service in French & Indian War.


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