Rachel Louise Asher

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Rachel Louise Asher

Birthplace: Hillsboro, Highland Co., OH
Death: Died in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
Place of Burial: New Holland, Ohio
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Jeptha Asher and Effie Josephine Arledge
Wife of Unknown and Leland Preston Bohannan
Mother of Dorothy Mae Bracken and Robert Leland Bohannan
Sister of Lucy Faye Asher; Emily May Asher; James Harvey Asher; Mary Ellen Asher; Adolphus Edwin Asher and 1 other

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About Rachel Louise Asher

1910 census Liberty, Highland, Ohio

  • Name: Rachel L Asher
  • Age in 1910: 11
  • Birth Year: abt 1899
  • Birthplace: Ohio
  • Home in 1910: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Relation to Head of House: Daughter (Child)
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Father's name: Jeptha Asher
  • Father's Birthplace: Ohio
  • Mother's name: Effie J Asher
  • Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
  • Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members: Name Age

  • Jeptha Asher 49
  • Effie J Asher 43
  • James H Asher 16
  • Mary E Asher 13
  • Rachel L Asher 11
  • Adolpus E Asher 8
  • Robert M Asher 4
  • M Emma W Chaney 19
  • Harrison Chaney 22
  • Marian E Chaney 0[9/12]

Can't find in 1920 census: can't find parents. Brother Adolphus is in mechanics school in Lake County, Illinois. Youngest brother Robert is living with married sister Lucy Sitterle and family in Highland County, OH. Father Jeptha was still living in 1939 when he is named as a surviving grandfather of Lucy's son Frank Sitterle. A 1916 Columbus city directory lists T Jeptha Asher as a sawmaker at 96 Randolph St. An obituary from Fayette County, OH [Ancestry.com] gives Thomas Jeptha Asher's death date as 3 Oct 1949. So where was he in 1920? In 1920 we find a Thomas J. Asher, widowed, age 58, a renter living in Columbus Ward 9, Franklin County, Ohio, living alone at 285 Water Street and working as a laborer with a can factory. But there is no listing for a Rachel or a Louise Asher in the surrounding area or, as a matter of fact, anywhere in the US.

Obituary Friday, January 30, 1942 The Press-Gazette, Hillsboro, Ohio

Mrs. Louise Bahanna

Relatives here have received word of the death of Mrs. Louise Asher Bahanna, which occurred at her home in Columbus Sunday Morning around 6 o'clock.

She was 43 years of age and death resulted from a heart attack. Mrs. Bahanna was born in Hillsboro and was the daughtr of Mr. and Mrs. Jeptha Asher. She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church. ... Surviving are a husband and one son, Robert, three sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Lucy Sitterlee of Greenfield, Mrs. Emily Chaney of Xenia, Mrs. Mary Dowd of Columbus, and Adolphis Asher, of the US Navy Air Force.

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Rachel Louise Asher's Timeline

January 9, 1899
Hillsboro, Highland Co., OH
December 16, 1918
Age 19
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, United States
February 27, 1923
Age 24
Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio
January 25, 1942
Age 43
Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
New Holland, Ohio