Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Peter ASH

Male 1834 - 1920  (86 years)


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  • Name Peter ASH 
    Born 14 Apr 1834  Harrison Co, VA (now Taylor Co, WV) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Birth date given in 1900 Census as April 1833.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1855  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 17 Jun 1861 to 12 Aug 1864  [4, 5, 6
    Pvt, Co G, 3rd & 6th W.Va. Cav, Civil War 
    Census 1870, 1880  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1886  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900, 1910  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1910, in household of daughter and son-in-law, Sarah & Elijah Morgan.
    Occupation farmer  [7
    Died 23 May 1920  Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Underwood Cemetery, near Ashley (Rt 23), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I89721  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Thomas ASH,   b. CA 1809 
    Mother Rebecca SPENCER,   b. CA 1816 
    Married 1829 
    Family ID F15829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary BACKUS,   b. CA 1825, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1885, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1855  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Frances Fietta ASH,   b. 30 Aug 1859, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1913, Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Sarah Rebecca ASH,   b. 1 Nov 1862, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1947, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F40390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia Ann PINNELL,   b. CA 1832, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1920, Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1886  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F40885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 May 1920 - Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Underwood Cemetery, near Ashley (Rt 23), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    89721_ASH_Peter_1834-1920_UnderwoodCem_Ashley_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg
    89721_ASH_Peter_1834-1920_UnderwoodCem_Ashley_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

    Documents
    89721_ASH_Peter_1834-1920_ApplicationForMilitaryHeadstone.jpg
    89721_ASH_Peter_1834-1920_ApplicationForMilitaryHeadstone.jpg
    89721_PeterAsh_JuliaAnnPinnellWilliams_MarriageRecord_19Dec1886.jpg
    89721_PeterAsh_JuliaAnnPinnellWilliams_MarriageRecord_19Dec1886.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    3. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    4. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2624] Military Grave Marker.

    6. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    7. [S2126] 1880 Census, Tyler County, WV.

    8. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    9. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 4 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=252073&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Peter Ash, 21, b. Tailer (sic) Co, res. Harrison Co, son of T. & R. Ash; and Mary Backus, 29, b. & res. in Harrison Co, dau of T. & S. Backus. Married Apr 18 1855 in Harrison County.