Richard Hammond Ashby was born 26 December 1836 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846) and Susan Hammond (1808-1851) and died 2 June 1909 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. He married Esther Ann Busby (1842-1914) 20 December 1862 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.


Offspring of Richard Hammond Ashby and Esther Ann Busby (1842-1914)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emma Esther Ashby (1863-1938) 7 September 1863 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 9 December 1938 Burley, Cassia County, Idaho, United States Joseph Cooper Pixton (1858-1932)
Anna Cady Ashby (1865-1951)
Katy May Ashby (1869-1949)
Richard Nathaniel Ashby (1871-1904)
Maud Ashby (1873-1874)
Willard Ashby (1875-1877)
William Wallace Ashby (1877-1944)
Joseph Mark Ashby (1879-1880)
Clifford Ashby (1882-1964)
Carlos Busby Ashby (1885-1966)



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