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Jonathan Ashley, of Westfield

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Death: September 18, 1749 (71)
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Ashley, of Westfield and Hannah Ashley
Husband of Abigail Ashley
Father of Abigail Ashley; Azariah Ashley; Lydia Pomeroy; Rev. Jonathan Ashley, Jr.; Benjamin Ashley and 2 others
Brother of Samuel Ashley; Deacon David Ashley; Joseph Ashley; Sarah (Ashley) Ingersoll; John J Ashley and 7 others

Managed by: Matthew Bartley Stone
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About Lieut. Jonathan Ashley

Jonathan ASHLEY (AFN: 37LF-TJ)

  • birth: 21 June 1678 Springfield, Mass, Massachusetts
  • death: 18 September 1749 Westfield, Hampden, Massaachusetts
  • father: David ASHLEY ;[TWIN] (AFN: 2NRH-QN)
  • mother: Hannah GLOVER (AFN: 2NRH-RT)
  • spouse: Abigail STEBBINS (AFN: 9M8S-38) marriage: 1 February 1699 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

Children

  1. Abigail ASHLEY (AFN: 13K3-4M1)gender: female birth: 5 August 1701 Westfield, , Massachusetts death: 21 July 1742 Westfield, , Massachusetts
  2. Azariah ASHLEY (AFN: 13K0-TQT) gender: male birth: 13 August 1704 Massachusetts
  3. Mercy Dewey ASHLEY (AFN: 13K0-TZ9) gender: female birth: 8 April 1707 Massachusetts
  4. Lydia ASHLEY (AFN: 12KP-33X) gender: female birth: 28 June 1710 Of, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts death: 19 December 1772
  5. Johnathan ASHLEY ;[Rev.] (AFN: LSXZ-66) gender: male birth: 11 November 1711 Of, , Massachusetts death: 1780 Deerfield, , MA
  6. Benjamin ASHLEY (AFN: 13K0-TTG) gender: male birth: 9 February 1715 Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts death: 17 May 1739 Of, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
  7. Ebenezer ASHLEY (AFN: NV8M-28) gender: male birth: 29 March 1717 Massachusetts death: 1752
  8. Phineas ASHLEY (AFN: 13K0-TWV) gender: male birth: 15 January 1730 Massachusetts

Sources:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hinx&id=I3998

Name: Jonathan Ashley Sex: M Title: Lieutenant Birth: 21 JUN 1678 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts 1 2 Birth: 26 JUN 1678 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts 3 Death: 18 SEP 1749 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts 3

Note:

   ASHLEY, JONATHAN, son of David, m. Abigail Stebbins, of Springfield, 1699, and had children: 

Abigail, b. 1701; Azariah, b. 1704; Mercy, 1707; Lydia, 1710; Jonathan, 1712; Benjamin, 1714; Ebenezer, 1717; Phineas, 1729. Jonathan, son of David, d. 1749.

The above Jonathan, the son of Jonathan, b. 1712, graduated at Y. College, in 1730, in the same class with three other cousins, viz: Israel, John and Joseph Ashley. This Rev. Jonathan, son of Jonathan, was ordained at Deerfield, Mass., in 1732 or '33.

He m. Dorothy Williams, daughter of Rev. William Williams, of Hatfield. She was born in 1713. He was the second ordained minister at Deerfield, and became a celebrated preacher and divine. Their children were

William, b. July, 1737, d. in 1737; Jonathan, b. Jan. 6, 1738; William, b. 1740, d. same year; Dorothy, b. April 3, 1743, m. Dea. William Williams, of Dalton, Mass.; Elizabeth, b. June 9, 1745, m. Maj. David Dickinson, of Deerfield, 1783; Solomon born May 25, 1754, drowned Jan. 14, 1823; Elihu, (Doctor,) b. Oct. 12, 1750; Clarissa, b. Dec. 1, 1757.

Jonathan, son of Rev. Jonathan, graduated at Yale College, in 1758, and became a lawyer, and practised at Deerfield. He m. Tirzah Field, daughter of Col. Field, of Deerfield, and had three daughters, viz: Tirzah, who m. Rufus Saxton, Esq., of Deerfield; Harriet, m. Col. E. Gilbert, of Greenfield; Dorothy, m. Dr. Roswell Leavitt, of Cornish, N. H., and all had families; Clarissa, youngest daughter of Rev. Jonathan, m. Dr. Moses C. Welch, of Mansfield, Conn., who was a distinguished divine. They had children: Jonathan Ashley Welch, Esq., Attorney at law at Brooklyn, Conn. He m. Mary Devotion Baker in 1819; his children are, Ebenezer B., Mary C., Louisa D., Charles A., Joseph, James E., and Elizabeth Jane. Archibald Welch, M. D., of Hartford, is also a son of Rev. Moses C., b. 1794, late President of the Connecticut Medical Society; he m. Cynthia Hyde, of Lebanon, in 1819, and has three sons and one daughter. Rev. Jonathan Ashley d. in 1780, aged 68; his wife d. at Deerfield, in 1808, aged 95 years. Dr. Elihu Ashley, son of Rev. Jonathan, m. his cousin, Mary Williams, daughter of Dr. Thomas Williams, of Deerfield, a brother of Col. Ephraim Williams, the founder of Williams College. The children of Dr. Elihu were, Col. Thomas W., b. 1775; Robert W., a physician; Mary, b. 1790. Col. Thomas W., married a daughter of Rev. Mr. Crosby, of Enfield, Mass., in 1814, and has children: Jonathan, Josiah, Thomas W. and Abbot, and had others who died. Dr. Robert W., brother of Col. Thomas W. Ashley, now resides at Lyons, N. Y., and has children. Mary, sister of Dr. Robert, m. a Mr. Tippets, and d. at Geneva, N. Y.

   (source: Connecticut Puritan Settlers, Page 64-65)

Father: David Ashley b: 3 JUL 1642 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Mother: Hannah Glover b: 23 MAY 1646 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut

Marriage 1 Abigail Stebbins b: 13 AUG 1683 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

   Married: 1699 4

Children

   Has No Children Abigail Ashley b: 5 AUG 1701 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has No Children Azariah Ashley b: 13 AUG 1704 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has No Children Mercy Ashley b: 8 APR 1707 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has No Children Lydia Ashley b: 28 JUN 1710 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has Children Jonathan Ashley , Jr. b: 11 NOV 1712 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has No Children Benjamin Ashley b: 9 FEB 1714/15 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has Children Ebenezer Ashley b: 29 MAR 1717 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
   Has No Children Phineas Ashley b: 15 JAN 1729/30 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Sources:

   Title: History of the Descendants of John Dwight Vol. 2, Descendants of Capt. Henry Dwight
   Author: Genealogy.com
   Repository:
   Media: Electronic
   Page: Page 820
   Title: Connecticut Puritan Settlers
   Author: Royal R. Hinman
   Publication: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company. Hartford. 1852.
   Repository:
   Media: Book
   Page: Page 62
   Title: New England Historical & Genealogical Register
   Author: Laurel O'Donnell, Transcription 1999
   Publication: Volume VI, July 1852, pages 265-271
   Repository:
   Media: Electronic
   Title: Connecticut Puritan Settlers
   Author: Royal R. Hinman
   Publication: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company. Hartford. 1852.
   Repository:
   Media: Book
   Page: Page 64 
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Lieut. Jonathan Ashley's Timeline

1678
June 21, 1678
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1701
August 5, 1701
Age 23
1704
August 13, 1704
Age 26
1710
July 28, 1710
Age 32
Westfield, Hamsphire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts
1712
November 11, 1712
Age 34
Westfield, Hampdon, Massachusetts
1714
February 9, 1714
Age 35
1717
March 29, 1717
Age 38
Westfield, Massachusetts
1719
January 15, 1719
Age 40
1749
September 18, 1749
Age 71
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States