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Susan Hammond Ashby was born 28 August 1808 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Edward Hammond (1760-1835) and Rebecca Flack (1768-1821) and died 15 May 1851 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846) 30 November 1826 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.


Brigham Young 1848 Pioneer Company

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After leading his first historic 1847 Vanguard Company to blaze the trail to the Salt Lake Valley, Brigham Young (1801-1877) and many of the others returned back to Winter Quarters to collect their families and the rest of the church.

This family was numbered with the 1229 pioneers in 397 wagons make the 1,031 mile trek in 86 days (May 26 to Sept 24) and would be amongst the first of hundred plus wagon trains that would make the same journey over the next 24 years.

Many of the Ashby Family traveled westward to Utah in this company, Father Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846) having died two years earlier.




Children


Offspring of Nathaniel Ashby and Susan Hammond (1808-1851)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Robert Reed Ashby (1827-1828)
Benjamin Ashby (1828-1907)
Susan Ann Ashby (1830-1896) 1 February 1830 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 28 April 1896 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Lorenzo Dow Young (1807-1895) Lorenzo Dow Young (1807-1895) Briant Stringham (1823-1871)
Elizabeth Rebecca Ashby (1831-1915) 17 May 1831 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 12 June 1915 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Erastus Fairbanks Snow (1818-1888)
Martha Ellen Ashby (1832-1873) 28 August 1832 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 25 March 1873 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Alondus de Lafayette Buckland (1823-1854) Alondus de Lafayette Buckland (1823-1854) Briant Stringham (1823-1871)
Harriet Maria Ashby (1834-1921) 8 April 1834 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 18 April 1921 Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, United States Briant Stringham (1823-1871)
Nathaniel Ashby (1835-1882) 25 May 1835 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 18 March 1882 Near San Francisco, Pacific Ocean Mary Virginia Garr (1840-1886) Mary Virginia Garr (1840-1886) Martha Ann Truman (1850-1892)
Richard Hammond Ashby (1836-1909) 26 December 1836 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 2 June 1909 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Esther Ann Busby (1842-1914)
William Hardin Ashby (1839-1925)
Mary Jane Ashby (1841-1912)
Emma Smith Ashby (1843-1877) 10 March 1843 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 25 May 1877 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Benjamin Joseph Stringham (1839-1915)
John Jefford Ashby (1845-1893)


Siblings


Residences

See Also

  • Susan Hammond
  • Hammond in Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Hammond in Hancock County, Illinois
  • Hammond in Salt Lake County, Utah



Footnotes (including sources)

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