Re: George T. Ashby
Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email) In Response To: George T. Ashby (Helen Whannel)
Date: 6/10/2017 at 20:35:39
In Response To: George T. Ashby (Helen Whannel)
November 5, 1840 --- August 20, 1920
Messages were received here Saturday announcing the death of George Ashby, which occurred Friday
night at his home in Alma, Neb. Mr. Ashby was eighty-one years of age at the time of his death. Mr. Ashby was a former resident of Montgomery county, making his home for a number of years on a farm south of Red Oak. He left here about eighteen years ago to make his home in Nebraska. The remains will be brought to Red Oak tomorrow morning on train No. 6, and the funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock at the home of Mrs. D. S. Ashby, 705 Nuckols street. Rev. L. P. Goodwin of the Methodist church will have charge of the services. The friends who will act as pall bearers are P. P. Clark, B. B. Clark, H. W. Sunderland, Henry Eberts, T. B. Ratliff and Jacob Wolfe. Burial will be in the Red Oak cemetery.
Red Oak Express -- Red Oak, Iowa
Monday, August 23, 1920
George T. Ashby
Born in Carroll County, Illinois, November 5, 1840, and grew to manhood there. In 1859, went to California, remaining there three years, then returned to Carroll County, Illinois, living there until 1869, and from there moved to Montgomery County, Iowa. He was married April 1864, to Elizabeth A. Baker. Mr. Ashby was elected to the legislature of Iowa in 1877, and served his term with credit.
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