Capt. Abraham  ASHLEY, II

Capt. Abraham ASHLEY, II

Male 1790 - 1870  (79 years)

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  • Name Abraham ASHLEY  [2
    • Find A Grave - Created by: Carol L.


      Abram married in Dec 21, 1817...He is named in his fathers will as follows:
      I give and bequeath to my son Abram Ashley all the lands lying West of the road
      leading from Dartmouth line by my house to Assonet as far Northward as the head
      of the lane so called containing forty acres more or less with the buildings
      thereon.

      Also one third of the land which I bought of Philip Winslow, John Winslow and
      Taber Ashley excepting twenty acres, at the West end of this land, hereafter
      given to Willard Washburn said one third hereby given to my son contains seventy
      acres more or less and is to be taken off the South side of the same and is to
      be a third in quantity.
      * info shared by goose #47534920 .......................... Abraham was Captain of the brig "Alliance" in voyages from New Bedford between 1819 - 1821. He became managing owner or agent for three vessels sailing out of New Bedford, the ship "Saratoga" and the barks "Endeavor" and "Cachalot", all sailing under the Ashley flag in Dartmouth, Massachusetts per NEHGS. He served as a private in the War of 1812 serving in the 2nd Co., of Freetown under Captain Simeon Ashley.
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    Title Capt. 
    Suffix II 
    Born 19 Sep 1790  Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Jun 1870  New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I02695  Main Tree
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 

    Father Abraham ASHLEY,   b. 08 Aug 1743, Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1824, Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah CRAPO,   b. 20 May 1758, Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1843, Freetown, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Jan 1783  Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Family ID F05293  Group Sheet

    Family Thankful ALLEN,   b. 8 Feb 1797, Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1884, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1817  Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F32020  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1790 - Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1817 - Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Abraham Ashley, II and Thankful Allen Headstone
    Abraham Ashley, II and Thankful Allen Headstone
    Abraham, the son of Abraham Ashley and Hannah Crapo, and his wife Thankful Allen, are buried in the oak Grove Cemetery in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

    Created by: Carol L.
    Photo Added by: Carol L.


  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S00091] "The Peter Crapo Clan" by Richley H. Crapo, (Name: Name: Updated 7 Dec 2005;;).

    3. [S03547] Vital Records of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts 1686-1890, Helen Gurney Thomas, (Name: Name: Heritage Books, Inc.;;).

    4. [S02709] New England Ancestors: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

    5. [S03531] Vital Records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts to the year 1850 Vol II-Marriages.