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John Ashpole Jr. (1849 - 1924)

John Ashpole Jr.
Born in Ohio, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Nov 1900 in Lyons, Clinton County, Iowa, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 74 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Dec 2009
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Biography

John Ashpole, Jr. was the son of John Ashpole (1815 England - 1895 Iowa) and Jane Broughton (1817 England - 1894 Iowa). He married twice

M1) 10 February 1874, Clinton, Iowa, to Florence E. Wilson, 1851-1899. They had (at least) eight children, born between 1875-1887
M2) 1900, Clinton, Iowa, to Mary Esther Sebring

John died in Iowa in 1895. [1] NOTE: this family tree contains some errors, such as his birth date and birth place. The data in this Wikitree profile is correct.

In 1860, the Ashpole family lived in Hampshire Township, Clinton, Iowa. All four of the children were in school. The household included

John Ashpool, 50, born in England, a farmer, with $800 in real estate and $430 in personal estate
Jane Ashpool 42 England
Fredk Ashpool 18 England
John Ashpool 9 Ohio
Betsey A Ashpool 7 Ohio
Henry Ashpool 6 Ohio [2]

In 1870, the Ashpole family lived on their farm in Hampshire Township, Clinton, Iowa. All of the children were in school. The two boys assisted on the farm. The family included

John Ashpole, 55, born in England, a farmer, with $6000 in real estate and $1108 in personal estate, a naturalized US citizen, who could not read or write
Jane Ashpole 51 b. England
John Ashpole 19 Ohio
Betsey A Ashpole 16 Ohio
Henry Ashpole 15 Ohio [3]

John Ashpole and Florence E. Wilson were married on 10 February 1874 in Clinton, Iowa. [4]

In 1880, the Ashpole family lived in Howard Township, Tama County, Iowa. The family included

John Ashpole, 29, born in Ohio, a farmer
Florence Ashpole Wife 29 Iowa
John W. Ashpole Son 5 Iowa, in school
Charles Ashpole Son 3 Iowa
George Ashpole Son 2 Iowa
Clarence Ashpole Son, twin, two months old, b. Iowa, March 1880
Florence Ashpole Dau., twin, two months [5]

In 1895, they lived in Clinton County, Iowa. All of the children were born in Tama County, Iowa. The household included

John Ashpole, 44, born in Ohio, a laborer
Florence Ashpole 43, b. Scott, Iowa
John Wilson Ashpole 19
George Ashpole 16
Mary Ashpole 14 [6]

John Ashpole, 50, and Mary Esther Sebring, 41, were married on 7 November 1900 in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa. John was born in Ohio, the son of John Ashpole and Jane Broughton. Mary was born in Boone, Iowa, the daughter of John Sebring and Kate A. Cole. [7]

In 1910, the Ashpole family lived in their rented house at 523 4th St., Des Moines, Polk, Iowa. All members of the household could read and write. The household included

John Ashpole, 59, born in Ohio, parents b. England, a janitor at the Manhattan Building, married ten years (2nd marriage)
Mary E., wife, 55, b. Ohio, in first marriage, had had no children
a female servant; and five roomers (a family of three, and two singles) [8]


In 1920, the Ashpoles lived in their rented house at 811 High Street, Des Moines, Iowa. John Ashpole was 69, and his wife Mary E. was 65. They had two lodgers. Mary worked (occupation illegible). [9]

John Ashpole, 74, died from a variety of heart problems at Des Moines City Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa on 4 December 1924. A retired farmer, he resided with his wife Mary E. at 812 Pleasant St., Des Moines. They had lived in the city for twenty years. The informant to his death was Henry Ashpole. John was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clinton County, Iowa. [10]

John Ashpole, 1849-1924, is buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clinton County, Iowa. Among family buried there are his first wife, Florence E. Wilson; their son, John W., 1877-1909; his parents; a brother, Henry, 1854-1928; and other family.

Research Notes

His father is not on Wikitree

Sources

  1. familysearch.org Family Tree, with sources (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KD33-1NN)
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M82P-YGS : 18 February 2021), John Ashpool in entry for John Ashpool, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDJR-Z3N : 28 May 2021), John Ashpole in entry for John Ashpole, 1870.
  4. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJNK-6JT : 10 February 2018), John Ashpole and Florence E. Wilson, 10 Feb 1874, Clinton County, Iowa, United States; citing reference R67 P414, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,005,210.
  5. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDLJ-247 : 14 January 2022), John Ashpole, Howard Township, Tama, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  6. "Iowa State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTS4-ZK9 : 20 February 2021), John Ashpole, Clinton, Iowa, United States; citing p. 52, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,020,191.
  7. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJHS-PP8 : 8 March 2016), John Ashpole and Mary Esther Sebring, 1900.
  8. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG9Q-5XF : accessed 7 February 2022), John Ashpole, Des Moines Ward 4, Polk, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 127, sheet 4A, family 73, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 420; FHL microfilm 1,374,433.
  9. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDMQ-TMS : 1 February 2021), John Ashpole, 1920.
  10. "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q248-Z63N : 8 November 2017), John Ashpole, 04 Dec 1924, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #775243, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101784589.


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