James Ashcraft (1760 - 1840) MP

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Birthplace: (Present Fayette County), Province of Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States
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About James Ashcraft

Martha Ashcraft Neal, Ashcraft Family Descendants of Daniel, The, 1994, Gateway Press Inc., Baltimore, Md. pg. 453-454

James Ashcraft b. c. 1760-1765 d. c. 1840-1850

married mary [-?-] b. 1769 Virginia

children:

  • 1 Rachel b. 1794 d. c. 1829 m. 6 Mar 1815 Aquilla White
  • 2 Rebeca b. 1796 Madison co., Ky.; d. c. 1869; m. 21 Jun 1818 Elias B. tincher
  • 3 Mary b. 1797 Madison co., Ky. m. 19 mar 1822 John Barker
  • 4 Elihu b. 1798 Madison co., Ky. m. 21 Dec 1821Emily Plummer
  • 5 Belinda 'Milly' b. 1799 Madison co., Ky.; m. 5 Mar. 1822 Joseph Hatton
  • 6 amos b. 1800 Madison co., ky.; m. 31 Mar 1825 rebecca barker
  • 7 gideon b. 1801 Madison co., Ky.; m. 21 oct 1822 Nancy Barker
  • 8 James b. c. 1803 Madison co., ky d, 1875.; m. 3 Apr. 1824 elizabeth Mccollum
  • 9 hosea Ashcraft b. 1804 Estill co., Ky. m. 22 Jan. 1829 Mary 'Polly' barker
  • 10 Rhoda b. 1805 Estill co., Ky.; m. 25 Nov. 1827 william davidson
  • 11 Sarah 'Sally' b. 1807 Madison co., Ky.; m. 22 Aug 1825 Thomas Newton
  • 12 Elizabeth 'Betsey' b. 1809 Madison co. Ky.; m. 3 Apr. 1828 Stephen Allumbaugh
  • 13 William Ashcraft b. 1810 Madison co. Ky.
  • 14 John R b. 1811 Estill co Ky.; m. 16 Jul. 1846 artimisna Elvira frost
  • 15 Alsey b. 1814 estill co., ky.; m. 10 Jun 1830 William Newton

James appeared as a taxpayer in Georges twp., fayette co. Pa. on 3 feb. 1787, again in 1788 and 1789. We assume he was at leats 21 in 1878.

Horn papers state that Ichabod Ashcraft (born 1722) had a son named James, that could of been the same age as this James.

LDS Library has a contribution by debbie robertson and Ruth Moran hat states Ephraim was Jame's father, ELizabeth his mother. The children listed above are also from this file.

This James is not to be confused with the James mentioned in the "Index to Patents and grants 1623-1674' at the Va. Library, or the references: 178 acres to James in book 34, page 251 as well as 186 acres in Book 34, page 814, both dated between 1756 and 1762. A son of Ephraim would not be old enough. this james birthdatemust be ca. 1735.

Rev. ware service James served in the State Militia from Pa.

Muster ROlls an other records of Service of maryland Troops in the American Revolution pgges. 67-68.

No further information if given on the family or descendants

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James Ashcraft's Timeline

1760
1760
(Present Fayette County), Province of Pennsylvania
1794
1794
Age 34
Estill, KY, USA
1796
1796
Age 36
1797
1797
Age 37
1798
1798
Age 38
1799
1799
Age 39
1800
1800
Age 40
1801
1801
Age 41
1803
1803
Age 43