website icon graphic

FredQuest Genealogy

Homer Ashley

Homer Ashley
Homer Ashley
1829-   )

Homer Ashley (1829-   )

Ashley Genealogy by Francis Bacon Trowbridge (1896)

HOMER ASHLEY (William, Eli, Joseph, James, Joseph, David, Robert), born 22 September 1829 in West Springfield, Mass.; resides in Boston, Mass.; married 15 January 1851 in Springfield, Mass., MARY TAYLOR daughter of Franklin and Harriet Clapp (Tinker) Taylor, born 12 July 1831 in Springfield.

Homer Ashley, after pursuing a course of study at the Westfield (Mass.) Academy, entered the employ of the American Express Company in Springfield, Mass., on February 15, 1846. In 1850 he was transferred to its office in Boston, Mass., where he now holds the position of general cashier of the company.


i. CORA ISABELLE., 25 Nov. 1855 in Springfield, Mass.; m. 9 Oct. 1876, William Greely Whitney of Boston.

ii. MABEL FRANCINA., 23 Sept. 1857; m. 20 June 1883, William Mason Sawin, a manufacturer in Boston, and resides in Bedford, Mass.

iii. EDITH MAY, b. 24 July 1872 ; resides with her father in Boston, and is unmarried.

Francis Bacon Trowbridge, The Ashley Genealogy, History of the Descendants of Robert Ashley of Springfield, Massachusetts, (Press of Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor; 1896), page 261