Colorado Family Group Sheet for Samuel ASHLEY Family


Husband: Samuel ASHLEY
Birthdate: 18 Dec 1817 Beech Grove, Coffee County, Tennessee
military service: Served in the Missouri State Guard; during the Civil War, he served under the command of General Sterling Price with the 3rd Missouri Infantry CSA. He held the rank of Sergeant with Company A.
Death date: 7 Oct 1900 Kannah Creek, Mesa County, Colorado; buried in Hillside Cemetery in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado.
father: Edward Garrett ASHLEY
mother: Nancy USELTON

Marriage date: 1836
Marriage place: Marion, Livingston County, Kentucky. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Joel E. GRACE.

Wife: Mary B. SWANSEY
Birthdate: 24 Sep 1820 Marion, Livingston County, Kentucky
Death date: 21 Mar 1891 Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado of pneumonia; buried in Hillside Cemetery in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado.
father: Col. John SWANSEY Jr.
mother: Elizabeth MARVEL

CHILD 1: Louisa "Lizzie" J. ASHLEY
Birthdate: 12 Sep 1839 in Marion, Livingston County, Kentucky
married: Andrew W. SETTLE of Randolph County, Missouri
date and place of marriage: 8 Jun 1859 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri
other marriages:
Death date: 9 Oct 1878 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado; buried in Hillside Cemetery in
Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado.

CHILD 2: Nancy Elizabeth ASHLEY
Birthdate: 3 May 1841 in Marion, Livingston County, Kentucky
married: not married
date and place of marriage:
other marriages:
Death date: Jan 1843 in Marion, Livingston County, Kentucky

CHILD 3: Margaret "Maggie" R. ASHLEY
Birthdate: 27 Apr 1843 in Fordís Ferry, Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: Cpl. John W. PROFFITT of Missouri
date and place of marriage: 12 Mar 1861 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri
other marriages:
Death date: 1913 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado; buried in Hillside Cemetery in Saguache,
Saguache County, Colorado.

CHILD 4: Mary "Mollie" L. ASHLEY
Birthdate: 9 Aug 1844 in Fordís Ferry, Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: Oscar "Pat" WILKINS of Vermont
date and place of marriage: unknown
other marriages: unknown
Death date: date unknown; died in Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

CHILD 5: William "Tom" Thomas ASHLEY
Birthdate: 11 May 1846 in Fordís Ferry, Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: Emma SCANDRETT of Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois
date and place of marriage: abt 1880 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages:
Death date: 26 Jan 1920 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado; buried in Hillside Cemetery in
Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado.

CHILD 6: Martha "Mattie" ASHLEY
Birthdate: 9 Oct 1848 in Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: William D. SPENCER
date and place of marriage: 6 May 1870 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages:
Death date: date unknown; died in Fruita, Garfield County, Colorado

CHILD 7: Sarah M. ASHLEY
Birthdate: 3 Aug 1850 in Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: not married
date and place of marriage:
other marriages:
Death date: 13 Apr 1855 in Crittenden County, Kentucky

CHILD 8: Laura "Ella" Ellen ASHLEY
Birthdate: 15 Sep 1852 in Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: Fredrick MAYOL
date and place of marriage: 11 Jun 1869 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages:
Death date: 27 Mar 1874 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado; buried in Hillside Cemetery in
Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado.

CHILD 9: Amanda "Mandy" H. ASHLEY
Birthdate: 8 Oct 1855 in Crittenden County, Kentucky
married: George W. TAYLOR of Missouri
date and place of marriage: 19 Apr 1873 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages:
Death date: date unknown; died in California

CHILD 10: Samuel Wesley ASHLEY
Birthdate: 15 Sep 1858 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri
married: Jessie SCANDRETT of Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois
date and place of marriage: 10 Mar 1885 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages: Susan "Agnes" Agnes NOLAN of Ouray County, Colorado
Death date: 7 Oct 1929 in Kannah Creek, Mesa County, Colorado; buried in Orchard Mesa Cemetery in
Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

CHILD 11: Robert E. Lee "Lee" ASHLEY
Birthdate: 20 Jun 1866 in Fort Garland, Colorado
married: Sarah A. ROSS of Cooper Township, Gentry County, Missouri
date and place of marriage: 29 Dec 1886 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado
other marriages:
Death date: unknown
 

SOURCES:
*Charles Raymond Ashley Family History Records;
*Charles Scandrett Ashley Family History Records;
*Dee Robinson Ashley Family History Records;
*Samuel Wesley Ashley Family History Records;
*Selch, Glenn, Selch Family Records, Personal Family Interviews;
*1850 Census, Crittenden County, Kentucky;
*1850 Census, Greene County, Illinois;
*1860 Census, Ray County, Missouri;
*1870 Census, Saguache County, Colorado;
*1880 Census, Costilla County, Colorado;
*1880 Census, Ouray County, Colorado;
*1880 Census, Saguache County, Colorado;
*1910 Census, Mesa County, Colorado;
*1910 Federal Census, Garfield County, Colorado;
*Colorado Veteranís Grave Registrations, Colorado State Archives;
*Hillside Cemetery Records located at Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado;
*Indentures of Apprenticeship Book 1, Crittenden County Clerkís Office, Marion, Kentucky;
*Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records, Colorado State Archives;
*Mesa County, Colorado Vital Records, Colorado Marriages 1859 Ė 1939;
*Orchard Mesa Cemetery Records located at Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado;
*County Courts and Judges of the San Luis Valley, (copies of judicial records have been provided by the Hon. Robert W. Ogburn, Chief Judge of the 12th Judicial District, Saguache County, Colorado.);
*Kempner, Helen Ashley Anderson, The Saguache Crescent Newsletter, published 14 Feb 1980 by the Saguache County Museum;

NOTES:
*Please contact me if you have a connection to this family and would like to discuss additional information.
 


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