Joseph C Ashley

(c 1843-)
FatherNoah Pease Ashley (1808-1870)
MotherClarissa Bagg Sackett (1812-1901)
Joseph C Ashley, son of Noah Pease Ashley and Clarissa Bagg Sackett, was born in MassachusettsG in about 1843.1
     In 1850 Joseph was living in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Noah and Clarissa, and was recorded in the census as Joseph Ashley, aged six 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 Joseph Ashley, aged 16.3
     In 1870 he was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his mother Clarissa, and was recorded as Joseph Ashley, a railroad fireman, aged 26.4
     Joseph shared, with his brothers, Justin and Gilbert, in the inheritance of their father's estate. Their father Noah had died intestate. Joseph's brother Justin was appointed, with their 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 1874.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 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 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 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. "1870 US census", digital image, FamilySearch, FHL Film 000552117, image 00028
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Ashley, Clarasa, 58, keeping house, real estate $10,000, personal estate $200, b. MA
    Ashley, Joseph, 26, fireman, RR, b. MA.
  5. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com, 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)
Generation.Tree8P.3
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