Genealogy Record For
Henry Ashby - (Mark's 2nd cousin, 6x removed)

General Henry Marshall Ashby (1836-1868)
  • Spouse: Laura Purse (Ashby) (? - ?)
  • Children: None
  • Parents
    1. Father: Marshall Ashby (1802-1851)
    2. Mother: Lucinda Cocke (Ashby) (1806 - 1878)
  • Siblings
    1. Sister: Eugenia Ashby (? - ?)
    2. Sister: Fanny Ashby (? - ?)
    3. Sister: Kate Ashby (? - ?)
    4. Sister: Laura Ashby (? - ?)
    5. Sister: Lucy Ashby (? - ?)
    6. Sister: Mary E Ashby (? - ?)
    7. Brother: Maria Louise Ashby (Brooke) (Oct. 6, 1826 - Jun. 1, 1888 )
    8. Brother: John Washington Ashby (1828 - 1867) Married Agnes Taylor in Apr 1859)
    9. Sister: Helen Asby (Gibbs) (1834 - Mar. 27, 1927) B:Culpeper County, VA, D: Washington, DC)
Henry's Personal Information
Born in Fauquier County, Virginia (VA), USA in 1836
Died in Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennesse (TN), USA in 1868 (Age 33)
Cemetery: Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee (TN), USA
Marriage to:
    Laura Purse (Ashby) (? - ?)
Comments: A picture of Henry and his grave marker can be found at - Find a Grave entry for Henry Marshall Ashby

Veteran of Confederate Army with rank of Brigadier General. Fought in Wheeler's Cavalry as Colonel of the 2nd (Ashby's) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Was son of Marshall and Lucinda Cocke Ashby. Had moved to Chattanooga by 1860. Wife was Laura Purse. General Ashby was killed by an ardent Unionist, E.C. Camp, at Knoxville on July 10, 1868.   
Source: Pentecost Family Website and
Find a Grave entry for Henry Marshall Ashby
Family Lines: Henry is listed in the following family line report: Ashby

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