Martin Thomas Ash

M, #4813, b. 29 August 1882, d. 28 November 1923
Father*Thomas Ash b. 17 Apr 1826, d. 26 Nov 1897
Mother*Lavina Kile b. 8 Nov 1856, d. 16 Jan 1929
ChartsAsh (maternal side) - Johann Adam Esch (Immigrant 1772), (aka Adam Ash)
Birth*29 August 1882 Martin Thomas Ash was born on 29 August 1882 at Ashley, Doddridge Co., West Virginia. 
(InHomeOf) Census19001 June 1900 He appeared on the 1900 census in the household of Raymond McIntyre, ED 24 sht 10a pg 278 #175-176, McClellan, Doddridge Co., West Virginia. His info on the census included - Ash, Martin 18 b.WV Aug 1881 stepson. 
Marriage*1 October 1904 Martin Thomas Ash married Addie Belle Pratt, daughter of Isaac Newton Pratt and Mahala Vansickle, on 1 October 1904.1 
Death*28 November 1923 Martin Thomas Ash died on 28 November 1923 at O'Neil (near Clarksburg), Harrison Co., West Virginia, at age 41.1 
Burial* He was buried at Underwood Cemetery, near Ashley, Doddridge Co., West Virginia. 
Obituary His obituary: Martin Thomas Ash, aged 41 years, 2 months, 29 days, son of Thomas and Luberna Ash, was born at Ashley, Doddridge county, where he lived the greater part of his life, died at his home at O'Neil, Clarksburg, Nov 28, 1923, following an illness of Brights disease.
     Mr Ash was a member of the Christian Church and was well liked by all who knew him.
     On October 1, 1904 he married to Adda Belle Pratt, who, besides the following children survive: Denzil, 16 and Dale, 14. Daughter Marie having died in infancy. Besides his mother, he leaves the following brothers and sisters; Mrs. Sarah Barnard, of Newell W. Va., Mrs Clara Harbert, of Clarksburg, W. Va., Mrs Nathila Lauk, Mrs Elsie Doak, Mrs Mary Lauk, all of Ashley, W.Va., Ezra, of Jacksonburg, W. Va., Asbury, of Ashley and Tillman E., of West Union, W. Va.
     Funeral Services were held at his home in O'Neal after which the remains were laid to rest in the Underwood Cemetery at AShley, Friday afternoon.
     Rev. D.L. Guthrie conducted the services.1 
RelationshipsGranduncle of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
Brother of Tillman E Ash


Addie Belle Pratt b. 28 Mar 1885, d. 24 Apr 1977
Last Edited15 Mar 2005


  1. [S73] Obituary from unknown paper Evd #73.