Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Sarah ASH

Female 1825 - 1893  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Sarah ASH 
    Born CA 1825  [1, 2
    • Age 18 in Jan 1851 marriage record would put birth in about 1832. But ages 25 and 35 in the 1850 and 1860 Census puts it in about 1825.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 May 1893  Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried County Poor Farm Cemetery, Sunnyside, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I64281  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2016 

    Father Jacob ASH,   b. 18 Oct 1792,   d. 15 Oct 1840  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Mary UNDERWOOD,   b. 17 Oct 1797, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1878  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1817  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Israel ASH,   b. CA 1826, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1851  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 1 1860:
      Israel Ash, 34, farmer, value of real estate $1200, value of personal estate $200; Sarah, 35; Delilah, 8; Lucius, 6; Mary, 4; Adam, 2. [6]
    Children 
     1. Delila ASH,   b. 8 Feb 1852,   d. 24 Aug 1922, Ashley, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Edward ASH,   b. Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lewis ASH,   b. CA 1854, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Margaret ASH,   b. CA 1856, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     5. Adam ASH,   b. CA 1858
    Family ID F26816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 1893 - Sunnyside (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - County Poor Farm Cemetery, Sunnyside, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    2. [S1890] 1860 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.
      There are two records for this death.
      (1) DR p. 65: Sarah Ash, white female, age (blank), inmate of infirmary, marital status (blank); died May 7 1893 at Sunnyside (Infirmary), cause of death apoplexy, duration of condition three days. Buried May 8 1893 at Sunnyside. Undertaker: R. Harshbarger, West Union. Physician returning certificate: W. S. Jones, Central Station.
      www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5048363&Type=Death
      (2) DR p. 70: Sarah Ash, white female, age 65, widow; died May 7 1893 at Poor Farm, cause of death paralysis. Buried May 8 1893 at Poor Farm in Doddridge County. Undertaker: R. Harshbarger, West Union.
      www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5048379&Type=Death
      (Note: The Doddridge County Poor Farm was located on old Route 50 at Sunnyside on the former Addison Johnston farm. The facility was later converted to the Britton Rest Home. The property is now the location of the Britton Gospel Mission Church. The small Johnston Family Cemetery is visible on a hillside of the property, while the Poor Farm Cemetery is separate and apart, out of view on the opposite side of the highway.)

    4. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.

    5. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Israel Ash, 21, res. Doddridge; and
      Sarah Ash, 18, res. Doddridge. Married Jan 15 1851.

    6. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.