Richard Ashhurst

Richard Ashhurst

Male 1835 - 1917  (82 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Richard Ashhurst  [1
    Born 28 Jun 1835  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1860  Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1870  [5
    Attorney-at-law 
    Residence 1870  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 27 Dec 1917  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3289  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Lewis Richard Ashhurst,   b. 26 Nov 1806, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1874, Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Hazlehurst,   b. 1 Nov 1806, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1890, Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 30 Aug 1831 
    Notes 
    • Lewis Richard Ashhurst and Mary Hazlehurst appear on the 1860 Census twice with their family. They probably had 2 homes.
    Family ID F1457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Welsh Evans,   b. 17 Nov 1844, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1898  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1877 
    Children 
     1. Richard Ashhurst, Jr.,   b. 6 Jun 1883  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jun 1835 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Dec 1917 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    1850 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Locust Ward (p167B)
    1850 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Locust Ward (p167B)
    1860 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Ward 8 (p429)
    1860 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Ward 8 (p429)
    1860 US Census - Northampton, Burlington, NJ (p557)
    1860 US Census - Northampton, Burlington, NJ (p557)
    1870 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Ward 8, District 23 (p37)
    1870 US Census - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Ward 8, District 23 (p37)

  • Notes 
    • Richard Ashhurst was educated in private schools and the University of Pennsylvania graduating in 1853. He first entered mercantile life, but gave it up in 1858. He studied law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1861. He was elected Vice President of the Philadelphia Law Academy in 1863. In 1881 he became a member of the firm of William Wharton, Jr. and Co., manufacturers of railroad supplies; retiring after some years. He was a bank and railroad director. He inherited "Clover Hill" from his parents.

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Elizabeth Isabella Purviance, Samuel Purviance, Jr.

    2. [S189] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Philadelphia Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_814; Page: 167B; Image: .
      L. R. Ashurst
      Mary
      Richard
      Helen
      Lewis
      Samuel
      Francis
      Mary

    3. [S188] 1860 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 8, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: ; Page: 429; Image: 435.
      L. R. Ashurst,
      Mary,
      R. S.,
      Ellen,
      Louis,
      Sam,
      Frank,
      Mary

    4. [S188] 1860 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey; Roll: ; Page: 557; Image: 557.
      Lewis R. Ashurst,
      Mary A.,
      Richard,
      Helen,
      Lewis,
      Samuel,
      Francis,
      Mary

    5. [S187] 1870 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 8 District 23, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
      Lewis R Ashurst
      Mary
      Richard
      Francis
      Sarah
      Mary


Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources