Ashbrook, William H.
The following data is extracted from History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies.
Was born in Logan county, Ohio, July 25, 1836. He is the son of William Ashbrook, a native of Bourbon county, Kentucky. His mother's maiden name was Mary Keith, also a native of Bourbon county, Kentucky. Our subject came to Missouri in company with his parents at the age of eight years and located in Grundy county, where he received his education and grew to manhood.
Mr. Ashbrook was married in Grundy county, February 15, 1866, to Miss Sarah J. Currin, daughter of William Currin, native of Tazewell county, Virginia. Mrs. Ashbrook was born November 30, 1843. They have six children living: Mary O., Colia J., Charles Edgar, Annie Ellen, Ota Clarence, and Mattie Leona. Himself and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. He is also a member of the A. O. U. W. He served six months in the State Militia during the late war.
He is a straight Democrat and a leading and influential citizen, and a successful and prosperous farmer and stock-raiser.
Source: History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies