James M. Ashley

24 Nov 1824 - 16 Sep 1896

James M. Ashley (1824-1896) was born 24 Nov. 1824 in Pennsylvania. He was the son of John Clinton Ashley and Mary Ann Kirkpatrick. He married Emma J. Smith on 17 Nov. 1851 in Hamilton Co., Ohio. He was mentioned by Wilford Woodruff in his journal on 1 Jan. 1867 in the context of a congressional bill. He died 16 Sep. 1896 in Alma, Gratiot Co., Michigan.

James Mitchell Ashley (LCQ2-ZJH), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 19 Oct. 2023). James M. Ashley, <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/james-m-ashley, accessed 19 Oct. 2023). The Dayton Evening Herald, “Well-Known Ohioian Dead” (Dayton, Ohio), 16 Sep. 1896, vol. 16, p. 7; database with images, <i>Newspapers.com</i> (https://newspapers.com, accessed 19 Oct. 2023). 1870 U.S. Census, Helena, Lewis and Clark Co., Montana Territory, p. 186 (back), James M. Ashley; <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 Oct. 2023). Historical Society of Montana, <i>Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana with its transactions, officers and members vol. 6</i> (Helena, Montana: Independent Publishing Company, 1907), p. 143; digital images, <i>familysearch.org</i> (https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/, accessed 10 Nov. 2023). "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 19 Oct. 2023); James M. Ashley and Emma J. Smith, 17 Nov. 1851, Hamilton Co., Ohio, p. 215; citing Hamilton Co., Ohio, Probate Court, “Marriages records (Hamilton County, Ohio), 1852-1931; restored marriage records, 1808-1873, 1875,” image 414/631; DGS 4016379. "Ohio, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998," database with images, <i>Ancestry.com</i> (https://ancestry.com, accessed 10 Nov. 2023); James M. Ashley, 28 Sep. 1896, Lucas Co., Ohio, file no. 1485, p. 134; citing “Ohio County, District and Probate Courts,” "Will Records, Vol 18-19, 1896-1898."