Tillman E Ash

M, #6, b. 29 June 1892, d. 5 June 1958
Father*Thomas Ash b. 17 Apr 1826, d. 26 Nov 1897
Mother*Lavina Kile b. 8 Nov 1856, d. 16 Jan 1929
ChartsPedigree - grandfather Tillman E Ash
Ash (maternal side) - Johann Adam Esch (Immigrant 1772), (aka Adam Ash)
Ferrell (maternal side) - Robert S Ferrell Sr (Captain)
Coffinberry (maternal side) - Closs Kaffenberger
ReferenceGrandfather
Birth*29 June 1892 Tillman E Ash was born on 29 June 1892 at Ashley, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, Have birth record (Evd 29 & 79) & further info showing he's the 7th child (Evd 30.) 
(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, Tilman Ash 7 b.WV Jun 1892 stepson. 
(InHomeOf) Census191022 April 1910 Tillman E Ash appeared on the 1910 census in the household of Lavina Kile, ED 31 sheet 9a with Arthur Swiger family, McClellan, Doddridge Co., West Virginia. His info on the census included - Ash, Tilman 16 b.WV. 
Military1919 Tillman E Ash was in the military in 1919 Have news article about return from WWI in 1919 (Evd 62), letter from war dept directing Purple Heart issuance (Evd 63), a diary of his movements during war (Evd 64)l, his cert of discharge (Evd 76, 81, & 200), & his enlistment record (Evd 80.) 
Census19201920 He appeared on the 1920 census as the head of household, an unknown place . His info on the census included not on census - probably not yet back from war related travels. 
Marriage*19 May 1921 He married Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell, daughter of Joseph Robert Ferrell and Emma Adeline Pipes, on 19 May 1921 at West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, Have marr record (Evd 98) License in Harrison County. 
Residence*November 1923  In November 1923 Tillman E Ash resided at West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia.1 
Census1930*1930 He appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, ED 9, Wood St #41-41, West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, along with Betty Elise Ash, Richard Duane Ash, Eleanor Mae Ash and Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell. His info on the census included Ash, Tillman E 37 b.WV, age at 1st marriage 30 (wrong, obviously), rents home valued at $2000, laborer at odd jobs, veteran of World War. 
Occupation*between 10 May 1932 and 2 July 1942 Tillman E Ash was We have several certificates for his election as Constable.
     "This is to certify that at the Primary Election held on the 10th day of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty two within and for Precinct No. (blank), Doddridge County West Virginia, you were duly elected and thereby nominated to the office of Constable of said West Union Dist for the Republican Party, you having received the highest number of votes given for that office, at said election, as appears by the Abstract of Votes now on file in this office."
     Besides the one for 10 May 1932, there are also certificates for 8 Nov 1932, 12 May 1936, 3 Nov 1936.
     We also have the Nov 1932 "Board of Canvassers' Certificate of Votes Cast for Candidates at General Election", which show that he got 990 votes, versus 926 for Fred Wallace, and 452 votes for C.C. Stewart.
     Tillman's daughter says that he remained as Constable until the time they moved from West Union on 2 Jul 1942 (two years into his third term). We don't have the certificates for the 1940 elections. We assume that the May dates are for the primary and the Nov dates the general election. between 10 May 1932 and 2 July 1942 at Doddridge Co., West Virginia. 
Census1940*1940 He appeared on the 1940 census as the head of household, ED 9 sht 5b #104 105 Wood St, West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, along with Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell, Betty Elise Ash, Richard Duane Ash and Eleanor Mae Ash . His info on the census included Ash, Tillman 47 b.WV, rents $16, highest grade completed 8, same place in 1935, constable in law enforcement. 
Residence1942  In 1942 Tillman E Ash resided Moved from WV to OH in 1942. 
SSN His Social Security Number was 301-18-6514 I have his social security card and the application for it (Evd 77.) 
Source* Source(s): Have a sample of his handwriting - he copied a poem (Evd 85.) 
Death*5 June 1958 He died on 5 June 1958 at Akron, Summit Co., Ohio, at age 65 Have death record (Evd 31.) 
Burial* He was buried at Masonic Cemetery, West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, 39.324167,-80.798056G.2 
Obituary His obituary: Have funeral service remembrance (Evd 32), obit from Clarksburg (WV) Telegram (Evd 34), other obits - one w/picture (Evd 72), & news article about accident that killed him (Evd 33.) 
RelationshipGrandfather of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart

Family

Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell b. 9 Jan 1891, d. 27 Mar 1987
Marriage*19 May 1921 He married Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell, daughter of Joseph Robert Ferrell and Emma Adeline Pipes, on 19 May 1921 at West Union, Doddridge Co., West Virginia, Have marr record (Evd 98) License in Harrison County. 
Children
Last Edited18 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S73] Obituary from unknown paper Evd #73.
  2. [S1901] Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial #80697192.