DESCENDANTS OF JOHN ASHCRAFT

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                             Don Norman

 

1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    John Ashcraft was about 1737 and died in 1833.  He married

Charity Beeson.  Charity died in Marion County Va April 9, 1813.

    John reportedly served the Colonies in the American Revolution

and came to Marion County from PA after that conflict.

 

Children of John and Charity (Beeson) Ashcraft.

 

  2.  (1). Sarah                   b.       1760

         m.Aaron Sharp

 

  3.  (2). Uriah                   b.Apr  6 1765

         m.Sarah McIntire

         m.Sarah Davis

 

  4.  (3). Levi                    b.c.     1768

         m.Rebecca ------

 

  5.  (4). John                    b.c.     1772   d.c.     1855

         m.Elizabeth Robbins Feb 8 1798

         m.Dorcas Glover 1854

 

  6.  (5). Ezekiel                 b.c.     1775   will Mar 15 1830

         m.Hester Harden Apr 15 1798

 

 

2.SARAH ASHCRAFT     1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Sarah Ashcraft, a daughter of John and Charity (Beeson)

Ashcraft, was born in PA in 1760 and died in Harrison County VA

before June 1838.  She married Aaron Sharp in Harrison County in 1785.

Aaron, a son of John Sharp, was born about 1765 and died in Harrison

County about 1841.

 

Children of Aaron and Sarah (Ashcraft) Sharp.

 

  7.  (1). Elizabeth

         m.Enoch Moore  1807

 

  8.  (2). John D.

         m.Barbara Criss  1808

 

  9.  (3). Charity

         m.Moses Criss  Sep 1 1808

 

 10.  (4). Rhoda                   b.       1800

         m.Abraham Coon Mar 8 1817

 

 11.  (5). Uriah

         m.Sarah Ashcraft 1817

 

 12.  (6). Elijah

         m.Elizabeth M. ------

 

 13.  (7). Hannah

         m.Moses Minnear 1819

 

 14.  (8). Sarah

         m.Joseph Clark  1819

 

 15.  (9). Aaron J.

         m.Mary Campbell

 

 16. (10). William

         m.Matilda Bailey  1829

 

 17. (11). Thomas

         m.Eliza Hendricks  1833

 

 

3.URIAH ASHCRAFT     1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Uriah Ashcraft, a son of John and Charity (Beeson) Ashcraft, was

born in PA in 1765.  He married Sarah McIntire in 1788.  Sarah, a

daughter of Charles Mcinitre, was born in 1774.  His second wife was

Sarah Davis.

 

Known children of Uriah and Sarah (McIntire) Ashcraft.

 

 18.  (1). Levi                    b.c.     1802   d.Apr  8 1862

         m.Charity Ashcraft Apr 15 1830

 

 

4.LEVI ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Levi Ashcraft, a son of John and Charity (Beeson) Ashcraft, was

born in PA about 1768 and died in 1830.  He married Rebecca ------.

Rebecca was born in PA in 1781 and died December 15, 1858.

    Rebecca married Elijah Watkins in Harrison County VA November 3,

1834.

 

Known children of Levi and Rebecca Ashcraft.

 

 19.  (1). Elizabeth               b.       1801

         m.John H. Griffith Mar 20 1826

 

 20.  (2). Charity                 b.c.     1805

         m.Levi Ashcraft  Apr 15 1830

         m.Booth Tucker

 

 21.  (3). Moses                   b.Apr 11 1808   d.       1881

         m.Sarah Bunner   (1809-1878)

 

 22.  (4). Jacob                   b.       1811   d.       1870

         m.Sophia Hutson  Nov 22 1848  (1820-1906)

 

 23.  (5). William Harrison        b.Dec 22 1816   d.May 11 1870

         m.Elizabeth Shaw Jul 26 1842

 

 24.  (6). Mary Ann                b.dec 22 1821   d.May 13 1846

         m.Robert Stark Jul 8 1841 (1813-1892)

 

 25.  (7). Sarah                   b.Aug    1823   d.Apr  1 1856

         m.Thomas S. Griffith Nov 22 1842

 

 26.  (8). James Madison           b.Mar 25 1827   d.Jul 14 1885

         m.Clarissa Swiger Apr 22 1847

 

 

5.JOHN ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    John Ashcraft, a son of John and Charity (Beeson) Ashcraft, was

born in PA about 1772 and died in Marion County VA about 1855.  He

married Elizabeth Robbins in Monongalia County VA February 8, 1798.

Elizabeth was born in PA and died in Marion County about 1852.

    John married Dorcas Glover in Marion County in 1854. Dorcas, a

daughter of Ephriam and Rachel (Six) Glover, was born in 1842.

 

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Robbins) Ashcraft.

 

 37.  (1). Ezekiel                 b.       1799

         m.Jane Nay

 

 28.  (2). Isaac                   b.       1803

         m.Anna Ashcraft

 

 29.  (3). John                    b.       1805

         m.Rebecca Hess

 

 30.  (4). Catherine

         m.----- Tucker

 

 31.  (5). Charity                                 d.       1883

         m.William Wilkie

 

 32.  (6). Abigail                 b.c.     1812

         m.Henson Nay

 

 33.  (7). Rachel                  b.c.     1816

         m.Benjamin Matthews

 

 34.  (8). Nathan

         m.Emily Tucker 1840

 

 

6.EZEKIEL ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Ezekiel Ashcraft, a son of John and Charity (Beeson) Ashcraft,

was born in PA about 1775.  His will on file in Harrison County VA

(WV) is dated March 15, 1830.  He married Hester Harden in

Monongalia County Va April 15, 1798.

 

Known children of Ezekiel and Hester (Harden) Ashcraft.

 

 35.  (1). Anna

         m.Isaac Ashcraft

 

 

18.LEVI ASHCRAFT     3.URIAH ASHCRAFT     1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Levi Ashcraft, a son of Uriah and Sarah (McIntire) Ashcraft, was

born about 1802 and was shot by home guards during the Civil War

April 8, 1862.  He married Charity Ashcraft in Harrison County VA

April 15, 1830.  Charity, a daughter of Levi and Rebecca Ashcraft,

was born about 1805.  She married Booth Tucker after Levi was

killed.

 

Children of Levi and Charity (Ashcraft) Ashcraft.

 

 36.  (1). Eugueous                b.Oct 11 1833   d.Sep 22 1860

 

 37.  (2). Marietta                b.       1835

         m.Evan Tucker Apr  7 1865

 

 38.  (3). Martha Ellen            b.Sep 27 1842   d.Jan 31 1887

         m.Silas H. Currey Mar 17 1866

 

 39.  (4). Minerva                 b.apr  8 1849   d.Mar 15 1919

 

 

23.WILLIAM HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    William Harrison Ashcraft, a son of Levi and Rebecca Ashcraft, was

born December 22, 1816 and died May 11, 1870.  He married Elizabeth

Shaw in Marion County VA July 26, 1842.  Elizabeth, a daughter of

Samuel and Mary (Green) Shaw, was born in Brownsville, PA April 19,

1818 and died in Marion County January 31, 1905.

 

Known children of William Harrison and Elizabeth (Shaw) Ashcraft.

 

 40.  (1). Emory Maranda           b.Apr 13 1846   d.Nov 24 1908

         m.Matilda Jane Ferguson Feb 22 1868

 

 

40.EMORY MARANDA ASHCRAFT     23.WILLIAM HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI

ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Emory maranda Ashcraft, a son of William Harrison and Elizabeth

(Shaw) Ashcraft, was born in Marion County VA (WV) April 13, 1846 and

died November 24, 1908.  He married Matilda Jane Ferguson in Marion

County February 22, 1868.  Matilda, a daughter of Benjamin and Harriet

(Vandegrift) Ferguson, was born in 1850 and died in 1902.

 

Known children of Emory Maranda and Matilda Jane (Ferguson) Ashcraft.

 

 41.  (1). William Thomas          b.Sep 17 1875   d.Oct  3 1944

         m.Lettie Bell Fox

 

 

41.WILLIAM THOMAS ASHCRAFT    40.EMORY MARANDA ASHCRAFT     23.WILLIAM

HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI ASHCRAFT    1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    William Thomas Ashcraft, a son of Emory Maranda and Matilda Jane

(Ferguson) Ashcraft, was born in Marion County WV September 17, 1875

and died October 3, 1944.  He married Lettie Bell Fox about 1899. 

Lettie, a daughter of George Franklin and Mary Elizabeth (Sprouse)

Fox, was born in 1884 and died in 1982.

 

Children of William Thomas and Lettie Bell (Fox) Ashcraft.

 

 42.  (1). Lucy                    b.       1900   d.       1901

 

 43.  (2). Olga Virginia           b.       1903   d.       1976

 

 44.  (3). Burgess William         b.Jul 30 1905   d.Jun  9 1986

         m.Mildred Frush

 

 45.  (4). Mamie May               b.       1908   d.       1976

 

 46.  (5). George Thomas           b.       1911   d.       1978

 

 47.  (6). Lester Burke            b.Mar 11 1913   d.       1981

         m.Alice May Walker Jun 18 1938

 

 48.  (7). Velma                   b.       1915   d.       1917

 

 49.  (8). Nelson Heise            b.       1919   d.       1988

 

 50.  (9). William Thomas Jr.      b.       1922   d.infant

 

 51. (10). Percy Coburn            b.Apr 16 1924   d.Aug 13 1979

         m.Pauline Knight

 

44.BURGESS WILLIAM ASHCRAFT    41.WILLIAM THOMAS ASHCRAFT    40.EMORY

MARANDA ASHCRAFT     23.WILLIAM HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI ASHCRAFT   

 

1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Burgess William Ashcraft, a son of William Thomas and Lettie Bell

(Fox) Ashcraft, was born in Marion County WV July 30, 1905 and died in

Harrison County June 9, 1986.  He married Mildred Frush.  The couple

divorced.

 

Children of Burgess William and Mildred (Frush) Ashcraft.

 

 52.  (1). William                 b.       1928

 

 53.  (2). Mary                    b.       1930

         m.Walter Wood

         m.Elmer Warner

 

 54.  (3). Jean                    b.       1932

         m.David Johnson

 

 55.  (4). Alice                   b.       1934

         m.Louis Male

 

 56.  (5). Jackie Lee              b.       1936

         m.Carol Wells  1961

 

 57.  (6). Shirley Ann             b.       1938

         m.Frank Corey

         m.Victor L. Friskney

 

 58.  (7). Carolyn                 b.       1941

         m.Harold Elmore

         m.Frank Baker

 

 59.  (8). Daniel                  b.       1943

         m.Linda ------

 

 60.  (9). Roger                   b.       1945

 

 

47.LESTER BURKE ASHCRAFT    41.WILLIAM THOMAS ASHCRAFT    40.EMORY

MARANDA ASHCRAFT     23.WILLIAM HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI ASHCRAFT

 1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Lester Burke Ashcraft, a son of William Thomas and Lettie Bell

(Fox) Ashcraft, was born March 11, 1913 and died in 1981.  He married

Alice May Waler in Oakland, Md June 18, 1938.  Alice, a daughter of

Russell Brooks and Delia May (Stevens) Walker, was born June 5, 1917.

 

Children of Lester Burke and Alice May (Walker) Ashcraft.

 

 61.  (1). Patricia                b.Feb 14 1941

 

 62.  (2). Marlin                  b.Nov 21 1942

         m.Guyann Dotson

 

 63.  (3). Sharon Ruth             b.Sep 11 1945

 

 64.  (4). David Lester            b.Jan 17 1948

 

 

51.PERCY COBURN ASHCRAFT    41.WILLIAM THOMAS ASHCRAFT    40.EMORY

MARANDA ASHCRAFT     23.WILLIAM HARRISON ASHCRAFT    4.LEVI ASHCRAFT  

 1.JOHN ASHCRAFT

 

    Percy Coburn Ashcraft, a son of William Thomas and Lettie Bell

(Fox) Ashcraft, was born April 16, 1924 and died August 13, 1979.  He

married Pauline Knight.

 

Children of Percy Coburn and Pauline (Knight) Ashcraft.

 

 65.  (1). Gary

 

 66.  (2). Judith

 

 67.  (3). Percy Coburn II         b.May 27 1957

         m.Cynthia Denise Sly Oct 6 1990

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Hall, Kenneth, Philip Coon descendants chart

"History of Harrison County WV" pp.84-88

Norman, Don, "Descendants of John Glover"