Justin Ashley

(1832-)
FatherNoah Pease Ashley (1808-1870)
MotherClarissa Bagg Sackett (1812-1901)
Justin Ashley, son of Noah Pease Ashley and Clarissa Bagg Sackett, was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 8 April 1832. He married in Westfield, Hampden CountyG, on 16 May 1858, Harriet A Dewey, his second cousin once removed, daughter of Timothy Dewey Jr. and Clarissa Sacket.1
     In 1850 Justin was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Noah and Clarissa, and was recorded in the census as Justin Ashley, aged 18 and born in Massachusetts.2
     In 1860 he was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Noah and Clarissa, and was recorded as Justin Ashley, a sash and blind maker, aged 28. Living with him were his wife Harriet, 21, and their son Gilbert, aged one month.3
     Justin shared, with his brothers, Gilbert and Joseph, in the inheritance of their father's estate. Their father Noah had died intestate. Justin was appointed, with his mother, as an administrator of the estate by the Hampden County Probate Court on 12 July 1870. With the assistance of commissioners appointed by the Court, agreement was reached for the division of the estate among Noah's three sons, allowing for their mother's right of dower in the form of a house and land at Carew Street, Springfield. The arrangement was ratified by the Court on 7 July 1874.4

Child of Justin Ashley and Harriet A Dewey

 Notes & Citations

  1. Adelbert M Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, MA (1898), digital image, Ancestry.com, pp767–8, "6953. Harriet A. [Dewey, d. Timothy Dewey & Clarissa Sacket], b. about 1830; was adopted by her relative, Winthrop P. Weller, of Westfield; there m. May 16, 1858, Justin Ashley, son of Noah Pease and Clarissa Bagg (Sackett), b. April 8, 1832, at Springfield, Mass.; was a carpenter at Stratford, Conn., and had Gilbert Dewey, b. May 17, 1860; who was unm. and employed in New Haven, Conn., in 1898."
  2. 1850 United States census
    Roll 319, p 10b
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Ashley, Noah P, 42, laborer, real estate $2000, b. MA
    Ashley, Clarrissa, 38, b. MA
    Ashley, Justin, 18, b. MA
    Ashley, Gilbert, 13, b. MA
    Ashley, Joseph, 6, b. MA.
  3. 1860 United States census
    Page 374, FHL film 803503
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Ashley, Noah P, 52, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $150, b. MA
    Ashley, Clarrissa, 48, b. MA
    Ashley, Justin, 28, sash & blind maker, personal estate $100, b. MA
    Ashley, Joseph, 16, b. MA
    Ashley, Harriet, 21, b. MA
    Ashley, Gilbert, 1/12, b. MA.
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image), Hampden County Probate Court, 1870, Noah P Ashley, case 377.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American) (#1)
Line 3a (American) (#2)
Justin Ashley & Harriet A Dewey relationship chart
Generation.Tree8P.3
Last Edited17 Jun 2022
 

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