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George ASHBURY

Male 1830 - 1889  (59 years)


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  • Name George ASHBURY 
    Born 13 Mar 1830  Adare, Co Limerick, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Oct 1889  Brooklyn, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Oct 1889  Brooklyn, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80  Ashbury
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2017 

    Father John Rolleston ASHBURY,   b. 21 Jan 1805, Borrisokane, Co Tipperary, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1877, Everton, West Derby, Lancashire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Ellen BROWN,   b. 12 Dec 1813, Carrick On Suir, Co Tipperary, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1884, Everton, Lancashire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1828  Rathkeale, Co Limerick, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kate MELLADEW 
    Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1830 - Adare, Co Limerick, Ireland. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 1889 - Brooklyn, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Oct 1889 - Brooklyn, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    A0080 George ASHBURY
    A0080 George ASHBURY
    A0080 George ASHBERRY 2
    A0080 George ASHBERRY 2
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • 0 : 1830 : Born in Adare, Co Limerick, Ireland. Date of birth from U.S. Naturalization Record Index. Birth date also recorded as 30 Mar 1830.
      0 : 1830 : Baptised 31 May 1830 in Adare, Co Limerick. [CofE] Recorded as George ASHBURY; Parents John ASHBURY & Ellen.
      0 : 1830 : Baptised 25 Apr 1830 in Kilcoran & Stonewall, Co Limerick. [RC] Recorded as George ASHBERRY; Roman Catholic; Parents John ASHBERRY & Ellen BROWNE; Sponsors Richard GUINANE & Alice RYAN. Date of Birth given as 25 Apr 1830 and Baptism as 1 Jan 0 [sic].
      [One suspects that George’s grandmother, Maria McMAHON, was Catholic. His aunt Mary was also baptised in a Catholic ceremony]
      17 : 1847 : Arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, USA . From Naturalization Record.
      21 : 1851 : Naturalized US citizen on 7 Aug 1851. See Naturalization Record.
      26 : 1856 : Arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on 10 Nov 1856.
      31 : 1861 : 3 Aber Street, Everton, West Derby, Lancashire, England: George ASHBURY; Son/ Single/ 26/ Seaman/ Ireland.
      31 : 1861 : Married Kate MELLADEW in West Derby, Lancashire, England. Age on Marriage certificate is 29, making his date of birth 1832.
      Living at Everton Road, Everton, at time of marriage. Witnesses were Mary Williams and Laura Varian. Married in the Brunswick Chapel according to the Rites of the Wesleyan Methodists.
      Note: A Laura Varian appears on the John & Ellen 1871 census return as a 13 year old scholar! From Henry Varian’s birth certificate, Laura Varian was formerly Laura Melladew. His father, Thomas James Varian was a Master Mariner.
      31 : 1861 : Enlisted in U.S. Navy in Massachusetts on 28 Aug 1861.
      35 : 1865 : U.S. Naval Hospital, Key West, Florida: Admitted on 17 Jan 1865. George ASHBURY. ‘San Jacinto’
      35 : 1865 : U.S. Navy: Acting Master, Honorably discharged. 8 Dec 1865.
      40 : 1870 : Brooklyn Ward 8, Kings, New York, USA: George ASHBURY/ Married [deduced]/ 40/ White/ Born in Massachusetts [sic].
      58 : 1888 : Brooklyn, New York Directories, 1888-1890. Location 124 1/2 11th Brooklyn, NY: George ASHBURY.
      59 : 1889 : Died in Brooklyn, New York, USA. From New York Death Index.
      1889 : Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Kings County, (Brooklyn) New York, USA.
      1889 : New York, Wills and Probate Records.
      1870 : New York, Wills and Probate Records.
      U.S. Civil War Pension Index: George ASHBURY, Act’g. Master U.S. Navy. Widow Kate ASHBURY.
      George ASHBURY: Appointed Master on 16 Nov 1861 Act’g. Served on Receiving Ship USS Ohio and USS Stars and Stripes and USS Jacinto. Commanded USS Para. East Gulf Squadron. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] FamilySearch.

    2. [S14] Rootsireland.ie.

    3. [S17] Findmypast.co.uk.

    4. [S6] 1861 census.

    5. [S2] See Marriage Certificate.

    6. [S16] Ancestry.com.

    7. [S47] 1870 census.

    8. [S23] Find A Grave.com.