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Stephen Ashley

Stephen Ashley (1771-1811)

Ashley Genealogy by Francis Bacon Trowbridge (1896)


Stephen Ashley (Joseph, James, Joseph, David, Robert), born 12 April 1769 in Westfield, Mass.; died 1 February 1811 in Westfield; married, 1st, 28 October 1792 in Westhampton, Mass., Sarah Pomeroy, daughter of Pliny and Sarah (Allen) Pomeroy, born 3 May 1713 in Westhampton; died 5 September 1802 in Westfield. He married, 2d, 15 March 1809 in Westfield, Mrs. CLARISSA (NOBLE) DEWEY, widow of Eliab Dewey of Westfield, and daughter of Matthew and Lydia (Eager) Noble, born 13 September 1773 in Westfield; died 6 May 1832 in Westfield.

Stephen Ashley settled in his native town and was a shoemaker.

CHILDREN BORN IN WESTFIELD, MASS. :

By first wife :

i. SALLY, bapt. 6 Oct. 1793.

ii. JAMES, bapt. 20 Mar. 1796; was a farmer, and died 12 Feb. 1861 in Westfield, unmarried.

iii. JULIUS, bapt. 4 Aug. 1798; d. in Mar. 1824 in Westfield, unmarried.

iv. THEODORE, bapt. 25 May 1800.

v. CLARISSA, b. 1 Apr. 1801; m. 12 Dec. 1824, Ashia Parsons of Westfield.

vi. A child, b. 5 Sept. 1802; d. 26 Sept. 1802.

By second wife :

vii. EMELINE, b. 10 Jan. 1811; m. 21 Jan. 1830, Charles Dewey of Westfield.

Source: Francis Bacon Trowbridge, The Ashley Genealogy, History of the Descendants of Robert Ashley of Springfield, Massachusetts, (Press of Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor; 1896), pages 132-3.

Theodore Ashley (Stephen, Joseph, James, Joseph, David, Robert) baptized 25 May 1800 in Westfield, Mass.; died 15 October 1855 in Springfield, Mass. ; married in 1824 in ? West Springfield, Mass., Catherine Ferre, daughter of Capt. Charles and Eunice (Chapin) Ferre of West Springfield, who died in 1879 in Syracuse, N. Y. Theodore Ashley was a cabinet maker. He worked at his trade first in Springfield, Mass., removing in 1825 to Syracuse, N.Y. He returned to Springfield, and died there.

CHILDREN :

i. SARAH.

ii. ELIZABETH ELY .

iii. CHARLOTTAE .

iv. CATHARINE.

Source: Francis Bacon Trowbridge, The Ashley Genealogy, History of the Descendants of Robert Ashley of Springfield, Massachusetts, (Press of Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor; 1896), pages 182.