John Ashby

(circa 1682 - before 8 June 1736)
     John Ashby was born circa 1682 in Barbados. Elizabeth Thorogood (in her brother John Thorogood's will dated 11 Oct 1683 and proved 19 Jan 1684) was mentioned as wife of John Ashby. He was the son of George Ashby.
John Ashby married Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire on 25 May 1704 in St Phillip, Barbados. John Ashby was an executor of George Ashby's estate circa February 1710 in Barbados.
     John Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated from November 1711 to 1712 in St Phillip, Barbados. Counter deed of John Ashby of St Philip signed 8 Nov 1711: John Price exec. of will of the Hon. Philip Price, deceased, had obtained judgement against John Ashby executor of the will of George Ashby, blacksmith, deceased for £3/16/3 and charges ... John Ashby had been levied upon 1.5 acres 8 perches of land in St Philip "during the said lease that is to say after the death of Mrs Dorothy Ashby". The land had been only appraised upon oaths of Richard Vaughn ... for £60. James Milne ... had sold to John Price for £9/2/6 the said land and stone house and lease attached, and the reversuch of the 1/3 part thereof after the death Mrs Dorothy Ashby. Proved 26 Jan 1711/2, entered 3 June 1712.

Also counter deeds on same issue 10 Nov 1710, Nov 8 1711, 29 Nov 1711, all re
death of Mrs Dorothy Ashby
.
     John Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated 22 March 1711/12 in St Phillip, Barbados. Indenture of John Ashby of St Philip entered 22 March 1711 - between Richard
Vaughan of St Philip, planter and Mary his wife, formerly Mary Alleyne, spinster, on the one part and John Ashby of St Philip of the other part. Richard & Mary Vaughn for £208/16/1 paid by John Ashby for a bargain sale for 1 year sold and conveyed to him 13 acres and 20 perches of land in St Philip and St John and the belongings and appurtenances
.
     John Ashby was recorded in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Mr John Ashby, 33, Mrs Elizabeth Ashby 27, Geroge Ashby 8, Elizabeth Ashby 13.
     John Ashby and Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire were recorded in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Mr John Ashby 33 years, Mrs Elizabeth Ashby 27, George Ashby 8, Elizabeth Ashby 3, John Ashby 1 year & 5 months.
John Ashby married Frances M Campbell on 29 October 1717 in St Phillip, Barbados. She may have been his second wife..
     John Ashby made a will dated 9 March 1732/33 in St George's, Barbados. Will of John Ashby of St George signed 9th March 1732 mentions his wife Francis Ashby, all his estate real and personal for the maintenance of his children - Campbell Ashby, William, Thomas, Christopher & Francis till they be 15 years; daughter Elizabeth Ashby £50 at the rate of £15 p.a. till be paid off; daughter Mary £60 at 21. Should she die before then to be divided between his sons Campbell, Wm, Thomas, Christopher & Francis; son George £10 to be paid 4 years after his death; son John Ashby £10 to be paid 6 years after his death. After his wife's death, his son Campbell to have his estate and to pay his brothers Wm, Thos, Chris & Francis £10 each. Sole executrix his wife Francis Ashby. Francis M Ashby declined the executorship and claimed the 1/3 to which she was entitled by law.
     John died before 8 June 1736 in Barbados.
     His will was proved on 8 June 1736 at Barbados.

Children of John Ashby and Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire

Children of John Ashby and Frances M Campbell

John Ashby

(after 1729 - )
     John Ashby was born after 1729 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby).
     In William Ashby's will dated 20 December 1750 in St Phillip, Barbados, John Ashby was named as heir.

John Ashby

(15 September 1758 - )
     John Ashby was born on 19 September 1748 in Bridgetown, Barbados. Is this our John Lewis Ashby, the brother of William?. He was the son of Edward Ashby and Susanna Cutting. John Ashby was christened on 15 September 1758 in Christ Church, Barbados.

John Ashby

(circa 1714 - )
     John Ashby was born circa 1714 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of John Ashby and Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire. George, John and Elizabeth was listed as a child of John Ashby in the in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados.
     In John Ashby's will dated 9 March 1732/33 in St George's, Barbados, John Ashby was named as heir.

John Ashby

(circa 1750 - before 13 August 1780)
     John Ashby was born circa 1750 in St George's, Barbados. He was the son of Christopher Ashby and Elizabeth Smith.
John Ashby married Mary Niles on 4 July 1771 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados.
     John died before 13 August 1780 in St Michael, Barbados. His father's will made one week later suggests he is dead as his children inherit. He was buried on 13 August 1780 in St Michael.

Children of John Ashby and Mary Niles

John Ashby

(21 March 1775 - before 1776)
     John Ashby was christened on 21 March 1775 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of John Ashby and Mary Niles.
     John died before 1776 in Bridgetown, Barbados. A John Ashby was buried 24 March 1775 at St Michael, but no age given. Another John was buried 24 Sep 1774 at St Phillip.

John Ashby

(6 November 1777 - )
     John Ashby was christened on 6 November 1777 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Cornelius Ashby and Sarah Mounter.

John Ashby

(28 September 1783 - )
     John Ashby was christened on 28 September 1783 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Elizabeth Jones.

John Ashby

(before 1825 - )
     John Ashby was born before 1825.
John Ashby married Susan Moore on 25 June 1835 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados.

John Ashby

(before 1790 - )
      His wife's will was witnessed by Francis & Catherine Ashby, suggesting a relationship. The link to the parents is based partly on that and partly on his naming his son Alexander.. John Ashby was born before 1790. He was the son of Alexander Ashby.
John Ashby married Susanna Unknown (Ashby) before 1811 in Barbados.

Child of John Ashby and Susanna Unknown (Ashby)

John Burke Ashby

(20 April 1796 - 1821)
     John Burke Ashby was born on 20 April 1796 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Robert Cooper Ashby and Mary Ann Burke. John Burke Ashby was christened on 24 July 1796 in Christ Church.
     John died in 1821. He was not mentioned in his father's will of 1837.

John Farrell Ashby

(18 November 1792 - 20 October 1794)
     John Farrell Ashby was born on 18 November 1792 in Bridgetown, Barbados. Novr 18th 1792 This eveng (P.M.) at nine o'clock John, son to Jno Lewis & Margt Rebecca Ashby his wife, was born.. He was the son of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry. John Farrell Ashby was christened on 26 December 1792 in St Michael, Bridgetown.
     John was buried on 20 October 1794 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados.

John George Ashby

(21 June 1831? - before 27 February 1857)
     John George Ashby was christened on 21 June 1831? In Christ Church, Barbados. Son of Mary Jane Ashby. He was the son of Robert Cooper Ashby and Mary Ann Ashby.
     In Robert Cooper Ashby's will dated 4 November 1837 in Christ Church, Barbados, John George Ashby was named as heir.
     John George Ashby made a will dated 30 August 1855 in Christ Church, Barbados. John George Ashby of Christ Church, Esq. mentions his brothers & sisters: Robert Henry Ashby, Thomas Cooper Ashby, William Armstrong Ashby, Alice Christian Ashby, Elizabeth Mary Valverde, Margaret Ann Thomas, Arabella Ann Bentham.
     John died before 27 February 1857.
     His will was proved on 27 February 1857 at Barbados.

John Jarrott Ashby

(circa 1822 - before 6 July 1855)
     John Jarrott Ashby was born circa 1822 in Barbados. He was the son of George William Ashby and Rebecca Joanna Unknown (Ashby).
     In George William Ashby's will dated 8 April 1832 in St George's, Barbados, John Jarrott Ashby was named as heir.
     John Jarrott Ashby made a will dated 8 January 1855 in St George, Barbados. I John Jarrott Ashby of St George .... to my sister Dorothy Rebecca Ashby ... to my beloved coloured daughter Sarah Ann Ashby ... He signed with an X in the presence of Thomas Ashby & Dorohty R Ashby.
     John died before 6 July 1855 in St George, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 6 July 1855 at Barbados.

Child of John Jarrott Ashby

John Lewis Ashby

(before 1758 - 14 January 1802)
     John Lewis Ashby was born before 1758 in Bridgetown, Barbados. John Lewis may be the son baptised as John, son of Edward & Susanna, born 19 Sep 1748, bp 15 Sep 1758 X or the un-named son baptised in 1757. The middle name Lewis may be a link to the relationship to Louis Fullerton Mackinnnon, but Susanna's paternal grandmother was a Lewis. Both the Cuttings and Chase families used Lewis as a middle name.. He was the son of Edward Ashby and Susanna Cutting. John Lewis Ashby was christened on 15 September 1758 in Christ Church, Barbados. John was a doctor in Bridgetown, Barbados.
John Lewis Ashby married Margaret Rebecca Vodry, daughter of Richard Farrell and Dorothy Vodry, on 30 March 1782 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. John Lewis Ashby to Margaret Rebecca Vodry. Banns having been duly published..
     In William Ashby's will dated 29 May 1793 in Christ Church, Barbados, John Lewis Ashby was named as executor of the estate.
On 13 April 1796 7 mulattos/negroes were baptised "all the property of John Lewise Ashby".
     John Lewis Ashby made a will dated 28 November 1801 in St Michael, Bridgetown. In the name of God Amen, I John Lewis Ashby of the parish of St Michael & Island of Barbados abovesaid, Druggist, being of sound & disposing mind, memory and understanding ... my body I commit to the earth to be interred at the discretion of my executrix & executor herinafter named. My worldly goods ... all my English debts as I may owe ... Item whereas I above received a legacy of 200 pounds bequeathed by my late brother William Ashby to my son William Now I do give & bequeath unto my said son William over & beside his division of the residue of my estate 200 pounds current money. The said legacy & his share of my estate to in lieu of has been by me so received.

Item to my dearly beloved wife Margaret Rebecca my chaise and horse and also all my silverplate, furniture, linen and household stuff.


Item whereas I have lately purchases of Gibbes Walker Jordan Esq. a certain place called Gollings
(an 's' is inserted between the lls, Goslings?) ... land buildings appurtenances ... to my dear wife for the term of her natural life & after her decease I give and devise the same to my dear sons Nathan and William Ashby ... equally... (But Nathan may buy out William at 21 if Nathan declines, William may buy out Nathan at 21)

All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate I give, devise and bequeath unto my said wife Margaret Rebecca & my three children Dorothy (now the wife of Samuel Reddish Esq), Nathan & William equally ... such division on the appraisal of 5 neighbouring freeholders ... such division to be when my eldest son shall attain 21 years. In case either of my children die under age & without issue ... to my wife and remaining children
equally.

And I do declare that what I have given to my said wife is in full lieu, bar and recompense of all dower & thirds which she may claim or be entitled to out of my
estate.

Executors my said wife my fiends Renn Harriden & Nathaniel Nowell Esq. executors and guardians over the bodies and estate of my children. Signed 28 November 1801. Witnesses: William Eversly, R Taylor.

     John died on 14 January 1802 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados. Jany 14th 1802. This evening at 25 minutes past ten o'clock died John Lewis Ashby, father of the aforesaid children, at his house in Bridgetown. He was buried on 15 January 1802 in St Michael, Bridgetown .
     His will was proved on 17 February 1802 at Pilgrim, Barbados.
He kept a "Memorandum of the children" in the family bible which was added to after his death.

Children of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry

John Lewis Ashby

(14 January 1829 - 27 February 1843)
     John Lewis Ashby was born on 14 January 1829 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He was the son of Nathan Ashby and Sarah Harbourn Nowell. John Lewis Ashby was christened on 23 February 1829 in Montego Bay, St James parish, Jamaica.
     John died on 27 February 1843 in Edinburgh aged 14. Died - at Edinbrugh, Feb 27, John Lewis, youngest son of Nathan Ashby, esq. Collector of HM Customs at Falmouth, Jamaica, and late of this island.
ASHBY, John, 1842-3. CI. 3. b. 1830; s. of Nathan Ashby, Jamaica.
d. 1843 while at school. The Edinburgh Academy Register via www.archive.org.

John Niles Ashby

(12 April 1776 - after August 1780)
     John Niles Ashby was christened on 12 April 1776 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of John Ashby and Mary Niles.
     John Niles Ashby was mentioned in the will of Christopher Ashby dated 21 August 1780.
     John died after August 1780.

John William Ashby

(4 August 1785 - )
     John William Ashby was born on 4 August 1785 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of George Ashby and Mary Mason. John William Ashby was christened on 13 October 1785 in St Michael, Bridgetown. He was a slave owner on 7 March 1836 in Barbados. He had 2 slaves and was paid £67/19/4 in compensation.

Joseph Davis Ashby

(7 August 1848 - )
     Joseph Davis Ashby was christened on 7 August 1848 in St George's, Barbados. He was the son of Alexander Ashby and Sarah Elizabeth Bayley.

Julia Eliza Ashby

(28 August 1864 - )
     Julia Eliza Ashby was christened on 28 August 1864. She was the daughter of William Armstrong Ashby and Rebecca Keiling Valverde.

Kitty Ashby

(20 January 1793 - )
     Kitty Ashby was christened on 20 January 1793 in Christ Church, Barbados. She was the daughter of Robert Moore Ashby and Mary Arthur.
Kitty Ashby married William Thomas Kirton on 9 April 1812 in Christ Church, Barbados.

Letitia Ashby

(21 May 1856 - )
     Letitia Ashby was christened on 21 May 1856 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of Samuel William Ashby and Matilda Oxley.

Margaret Ashby

(6 October 1775 - 23 May 1826)
     Margaret Ashby was born on 6 October 1775 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of William Ashby and Margaret Mary Salter Husbands.
     Margaret died on 23 May 1826 in Barbados aged 50. On Monday last ... Miss Margaret Ashby.

Margaret Ann Ashby

(27 January 1811 - )
     Margaret Ann Ashby was christened on 27 January 1811 in Christ Church, Barbados. She was the daughter of Robert Cooper Ashby and Mary Ann Ashby.
     In Robert Cooper Ashby's will dated 4 November 1837 in Christ Church, Barbados, Margaret Ann Ashby was named as heir.
Margaret Ann Ashby married William Pharon Thomas on 30 January 1840 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     In John George Ashby's will dated 30 August 1855 in Christ Church, Barbados, Margaret Ann Ashby was named as heir.

Child of Margaret Ann Ashby and William Pharon Thomas

Margaret Nurse Ashby

(27 July 1828 - )
     Margaret Nurse Ashby was christened on 27 July 1828 in St George's, Barbados. She was the daughter of Francis Ashby and Margaret Ann Garnes.
     In Jane Ann Ashby's will dated 13 November 1841 in St George, Barbados, Margaret Nurse Ashby was named as heir.
Margaret Nurse Ashby married George Hunter Turney on 15 November 1855 in St George, Barbados.

Mary Ashby

(circa 1692 - before 6 April 1731)
     Mary Ashby was born circa 1692 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Unknown Ashby.
     Mary Ashby and Elizabeth Ashby were recorded in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Elizabeth Ashby, 25, spinster, Mary Ashby, aged 23, spinster.
     Mary Ashby made a will dated 6 February 1730/31. Will of Mary Ashby, spinster of St Phillip, signed Feb 6th 1730, Entered April 8 1731: cousin: Samuel Gitten's son, Joshua Gittens £50 at present in father's hand. Cousin: Rebecca Gittens £16. Cousin: Edward Gitten's son Samuel - £20 to buy him a negro. Cousin: Hannah Gittens £16. Cousin: Nathaniel Gitten's son, John £16. Cousin: Hannah Busehll, chest of drawers, saddle and one negro girl. Cousin: Joshue Bushell, a slave. Cousins: Georg Bushell jr., Hannah Bushel, Joshua Bushell and Henry Bushell. Executors: her cousins George Bushel and Samuel Gittens. Witnesses: Jno Pritchard, Edward Gittens, Edward Gill.
     Mary died before 6 April 1731 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Her will was proved on 8 April 1731 at Barbados.

Mary Ashby

(before 1738 - after October 1760)
     Mary Ashby was born before 1738 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore.
     Mary died after October 1760. Executor of her father's will..

Mary Ashby

(11 August 1766 - )
     Mary Ashby was born on 11 August 1766 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was christened on 12 August 1766 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Robert Ashby and Susanna Sisnett.

Mary Ashby

(before 23 November 1715 - )
     Mary Ashby was born before 23 November 1715 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was not mentioned in the 1715 census, and was less than 21 in March 1732 when her father made his will. Her mother died before 23 November 1715 presumably in childbirth. She was the daughter of John Ashby and Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire.
     Mary Ashby was mentioned in the will of John Ashby dated 9 March 1732/33.

Mary Ashby

(13 March 1773 - )
     Mary Ashby was christened on 13 March 1773 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of John Ashby and Mary Niles.
     Mary Ashby was mentioned in the will of Christopher Ashby dated 21 August 1780.