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This site was initially provided as support for the ASH mailing list. Although the mailing list is still currently active, this website is no longer maintained

The ASH mailing list is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in the ASH surname, and its variants (e.g. ASHE, ASCHE, etc.).

If you need to contact the list owner, please email Peter Lakeman at;

The mailing list began on 12 April 1999.

This site is supported by Rootsweb and in turn supports Rootsweb.

Below is a list of subscribers research interests for the ASH surname (and its variants).

Ann ASH was born in Thurlestone, Devon, Eng. in 1828. She married John Lakeman and had two children, Elizabeth (b 1847) and George (b1847), at Coombeinteignhead, Devon. Other children may have been born after 1851.

My interests are parents of Ann ASH and the descendants of the son George Ash LAKEMAN who migrated to Victoria, Australia in c1865, settling in Benalla and fathering 15 children.

Spouse surnames Lakeman (Cornwall, Devon and Benalla, Australia)
Name & eddress Peter Lakeman.
JESS ASH was born April 27, 1830, and died December 23, 1897. He married ELIZA KERNS. One of their children was EMMA F ASH, b. December 06, 1871, WV; d. 1953, wv.

EMMA married ADAM STARCHER October 17, 1889 in WV, son of HENRY STARCHER and MATILDA GREATHOUSE. It is rumored that Adam fathered a child with Louise Heater. This has never been proven. It is known that Emma Ash was said to have helped raise this child. The childs name was Roy.

Children of EMMA ASH and ADAM STARCHER are:  HENRY POE, b. March 27, 1890, Calhoun Co., WV; d. April 26, 1974, Calhoun Co.WV, COLEMAN, VERGIE (VIRGINIA), RUSSELL EARL, b. August 10, 1896; m. HAZEL MAY, GAY, d. August 1970; m. PARIS BAILEY, AUBURN(GRANT), b. May 25, 1905; m. EDITH MABLE ANDERSON, DELTA AVERETTA, b. November 16, 1908; d. November 30, 1983,WV, IDA, b. July 26, 1901; d. July 26, 1901. and WILLA, b. Infant.
Spouse surnames Kerns, Starcher
Name & eddress Linda Criss.
Richard Ash (1824-1891) married Mary Parker (1827-1887) in 1847, Stockport, Lancashire.

Their children, all born in Prestwich, were Mary (1852-1889), Charles Bateman (1854-1905), Henry (1861) and James (1868).

Children of Charles Bateman Ash were: Charles Bateman (1894-1971), John Buckley (1896-1915), Winifred Margaret (1899-1901), Albert Edward 1902-1956.

Charles and Albert both died in Australia.

Spouse surnames Parker
Name & eddress Carol Cross. mailto:
The websites below are by Kathryn Bassett, and have great detail on her ASH/ESCH ancestors in America


Last updated on 20 July 2018