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GEORGE6 ASBURY (JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1756 in Overwharton Parish,Stafford,Virginia, and died Bef. August 28, 1819 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married MARY ANN TAYLOR in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born Abt. 1758 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Aft. 1823 in Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for GEORGE ASBURY:
George Asbury's estate was appraised in Tazewell County,VIRGINIA on August 28,1819(page 107)
       
Children of GEORGE ASBURY and MARY TAYLOR are:
2.       i.       WILLIAM7 ASBURY, b. 1776, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1835, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       JERUSHA LERACE ASBURY, b. 1778, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. THOMAS MARLOW, 1797, Tazewell County,Virginia.
3.       iii.       JANE ASBURY, b. 1780, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       NELLIE ELEANOR ASBURY, b. 1787, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia; m. DAVIS BELCHER, May 28, 1807, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for NELLIE ELEANOR ASBURY:
Marriage from Marriage Book 1,page 5,for Tazewell County,Virginia.

4.       v.       LAVINA ASBURY, b. Abt. 1785, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Bef. 1870, Tazewell County,Virginia.
5.       vi.       JAMES M. ASBURY, b. 1788, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1823, Tennessee.
       vii.       TABITHA ASBURY, b. 1790, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. JOSEPH M. SMITH, August 4, 1803, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
6.       viii.       JOHN ASBURY, b. March 12, 1792, Knob Mountain Tazewell County,Virginia; d. September 30, 1858, Poor Valley,Tazewell County,virginia.
       ix.       WILLIAM WYATT ASBURY, b. 1794, Thompson Valley,Russell County,Virginia; d. August 2, 1857, Knob Mountain Tazewell County,Virginia; m. ELIZABETH CHAFFIN, March 25, 1812, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Abt. 1796, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       x.       CHARLOTTE ASBURY, b. 1800, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. BIRD LOCKHART, March 30, 1834, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Abt. 1795, Tazewell County,Virginia.


Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM7 ASBURY (GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1776 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1835 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married (1) HANNAH HARRISON,1ST WIFE November 21, 1797 in Washington County,Virginia, daughter of THOMAS HARRISON and HANNAH DENNIS. She was born Abt. 1780 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1806 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married (2) MARY "POLLY" SMITH,2ND WIFE October 28, 1807 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born 1779 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1844 in Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for WILLIAM ASBURY:
William was an ensign in Captain John Cecil's Company of Tazewell County,Virginia in 1807.
       
Children of WILLIAM ASBURY and HANNAH HARRISON are:
7.       i.       THOMAS HARRISON8 ASBURY, b. Abt. 1798, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Bef. March 10, 1858, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       GEORGE ASBURY, b. Abt. 1800, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. (1) PATSEY CHAFFIN, April 22, 1818, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia; m. (2) NANCY BROOKS, April 10, 1826, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       ARCHIBALD ASBURY, b. 1802, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. (1) ELIZA DAVIS, October 28, 1828, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia; m. (2) OLIVIA YOUNG, Bef. April 25, 1836, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       MARY "POLLY" ASBURY, b. 1804, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. JAMES BROOKS, August 24, 1820, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       v.       JAMES ASBURY, b. Abt. 1788, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1823, Tennessee; m. CATHERINE CHAFFIN, June 25, 1812, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Abt. 1789, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tennessee;.
       
Children of WILLIAM ASBURY and MARY SMITH are:
       vi.       SMITH8 ASBURY, b. 1808, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1830, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. ELIZABETH BEAVERS; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vii.       MOSES ASBURY, b. Abt. 1810, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. FRANCES UNKNOWN; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       viii.       ROBERT ASBURY, b. Abt. 1812, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. NANCY UNKNOWN; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ix.       JANE ASBURY, b. Abt. 1814, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. JAMES MALLORY, April 27, 1834, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       x.       HANNAH ASBURY, b. December 10, 1810, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. May 9, 1876, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. ABEL FERRIO MOLLOY/MALLORY, February 26, 1835, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. December 10, 1814, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. September 30, 1903, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xi.       LOUISA ASBURY, b. Abt. 1818.
       xii.       ELIZA ASBURY, b. Abt. 1820, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. LEWIS COOPER, February 2, 1842, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xiii.       WILLIAM ASBURY, b. Abt. 1822, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. SARAH GILLESPIE, 1844, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. 1824, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xiv.       DORCAS ASBURY, b. 1824, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. MOSES SHANNON SAYERS, September 16, 1844, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.

3. JANE7 ASBURY (GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1780 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She married ALLEN MARLOW March 8, 1797 in Washington County,Virginia, son of RUBEN MARLOW and UNKNOWN. He was born 1771 in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of JANE ASBURY and ALLEN MARLOW are:
       i.       RUBEN8 MARLOW.
       ii.       JOHN ALLEN MARLOW.

4. LAVINA7 ASBURY (GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Abt. 1785 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Bef. 1870 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She married WILLIAM BOWLING May 28, 1804 in Tazewell County,Virginia, son of JARRETT BOWLING/BOLLING and ELEANOR GARRISON. He was born February 9, 1789 in Russell County,Virginia, and died Bef. 1870 in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of LAVINA ASBURY and WILLIAM BOWLING are:
8.       i.       JARRET WESLEY8 BOWLING, b. 1808, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1879, Elliot County,Kentucky.
       ii.       THREE UNKNOWN BOWLING.
9.       iii.       JORDAN EFFERSON BOWLING, b. 1818, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. June 20, 1863, Petersburg,Virginia (buried in Hollywood Cemetery,Richmond,Virginia).
       iv.       DAVID B. BOWLING, b. Abt. 1821, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Bef. April 1891, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. LOUISA JANE ANDERSON, June 1, 1845, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. 1824, Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for DAVID B. BOWLING:
David's birthdate proven by the Bible of Clyde Bennett.

       v.       UNKNOWN BOWLING, b. Abt. 1825, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vi.       LOUISA BOWLING, b. Abt. 1828, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. JAMES MARSHALL, February 28, 1848, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.

5. JAMES M.7 ASBURY (GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1788 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1823 in Tennessee. He married (1) CATHERINE CHAFFIN. She was born Abt. 1789 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tennessee. He married (2) K/CATHERINE A. FRANCISCO,1ST WIFE June 25, 1812 in Tazewell County,Virginia, daughter of LUDWICK FRANCISCO and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN. She was born 1785 in Botetourt County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of JAMES ASBURY and K/CATHERINE FRANCISCO are:
10.       i.       MARY "POLLY"8 ASBURY, b. 1813, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. January 26, 1877, Blaine County,Kentucky.
11.       ii.       JERUSHA ASBURY, b. 1816, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       JACOB ASBURY, b. 1819, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. TABBY E."POLLY" HIGGINBOTHAM, April 18, 1837, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       DORINDA/MALINDA ASBURY, b. October 1822, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. ELIHU LESTER/LUSTER, November 4, 1838, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Abt. 1820, Liberty,Tazewell County,Virginia.

6. JOHN7 ASBURY (GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born March 12, 1792 in Knob Mountain Tazewell County,Virginia, and died September 30, 1858 in Poor Valley,Tazewell County,virginia. He married MARY "POLLY" RADCLIFF January 17, 1811 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born Abt. 1794 in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of JOHN ASBURY and MARY RADCLIFF are:
12.       i.       REES8 ASBURY, b. Bet. 1811 - 1812, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia.
13.       ii.       GEORGE ASBURY, b. Abt. 1812, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       TABITHA ASBURY, b. 1819, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       JAMES D. ASBURY, b. 1820, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       v.       THOMAS ASBURY, b. 1821, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vi.       WILLIAM ASBURY, b. 1822, Tazewell County,Virginia.
14.       vii.       JOSEPH ASBURY, b. 1825, Tazewell County,Virginia (1850 Tazewll County Census); d. Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.
       viii.       SHADRACK ASBURY, b. 1827, Tazewell County,Virginia.
15.       ix.       WYATT ASBURY, b. 1829, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       x.       CHARLENE ROSE "SHARLOTTE" ASBURY, b. 1832, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xi.       GABRIEL W. ASBURY, b. 1835, Tazewell County,Virginia.


Generation No. 3

7. THOMAS HARRISON8 ASBURY (WILLIAM7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Abt. 1798 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Bef. March 10, 1858 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married (1) LEVICIE/LEVICY BROOKS,1ST WIFE March 25, 1820 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born September 2, 1791 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1836 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married (2) CHARLOTTE HANKINS,2ND WIFE February 22, 1837 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born Bet. 1814 - 1817 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died July 8, 1855 in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of THOMAS ASBURY and LEVICIE/LEVICY BROOKS are:
       i.       NANCY9 ASBURY, b. Bet. 1820 - 1821.
       ii.       HANNAH HARRISON ASBURY, b. 1821, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1880, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. WILLIAM HARRISON HANKLINS, March 23, 1847, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. Abt. 1820, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia;.
       iii.       MANASSAS SMITH ASBURY, b. Abt. 1822.
       iv.       WILLIAM JOSEPH ASBURY, b. Abt. 1823.
       v.       ALBERT PERRY ASBURY, b. Abt. 1824.
       vi.       FIELDING KIRK ASBURY, b. 1825.
       vii.       CYNTHIA ASBURY, b. 1827.
       viii.       JAMES HARVEY ASBURY, b. 1829.
       
Children of THOMAS ASBURY and CHARLOTTE HANKINS are:
       ix.       THOMAS HARRISON9 ASBURY, b. 1837, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       x.       LOVISA ASBURY, b. 1838, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xi.       JONATHAN JOHN ASBURY, b. 1839, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xii.       MADISON ASBURY, b. 1841, Tazewell County,Virginia.
16.       xiii.       ARCHIBALD "ARCH" ASBURY, b. 1845, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1913, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xiv.       JOSEPH ASBURY, b. 1848, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xv.       CHARLES J. ASBURY, b. 1850, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       xvi.       JOHN CARTER ASBURY, b. Abt. 1851.

8. JARRET WESLEY8 BOWLING (LAVINA7 ASBURY, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1808 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1879 in Elliot County,Kentucky. He married NANCY TAYLOR VANSANT December 1, 1829 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born 1813 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1884 in Elliot County,Kentucky.
       
Children of JARRET BOWLING and NANCY VANSANT are:
       i.       THOMAS9 BOWLING, b. 1842.
       ii.       ISAAC BOWLING.
       iii.       DAVID BOWLING.
       iv.       REECE BOWLING.
       v.       WILLOURN BOWLING.
       vi.       WILLIAM BOWLING.
       vii.       REVIEWINE BOWLING.
17.       viii.       JAMES W. BOWLING, b. April 23, 1837, Tazewell County,Virginia.

9. JORDAN EFFERSON8 BOWLING (LAVINA7 ASBURY, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1818 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died June 20, 1863 in Petersburg,Virginia (buried in Hollywood Cemetery,Richmond,Virginia). He married MARGARET HIGGINBOTHAM June 19, 1837 in Tazewell County,Virginia, daughter of MOSES HIGGINBOTHAM. She was born 1820 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia??.
       
Child of JORDAN BOWLING and MARGARET HIGGINBOTHAM is:
18.       i.       ELIZABETH JANE9 BOWLING, b. Abt. 1844.

10. MARY "POLLY"8 ASBURY (JAMES M.7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1813 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died January 26, 1877 in Blaine County,Kentucky. She married (1) JOHN BISHOP,1ST HUSBAND Abt. 1835 in Tazewell County,Virginia, son of DAVID BISHOP and ELIZABETH WOLFORD. He was born Abt. 1800 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Bef. February 1844 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She married (2) JOHN"NEALY" MCGUIRE,2ND HUSBAND February 7, 1844 in Tazewell County,Virginia, son of JOSEPH MCGUIRE. He was born 1814 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Abt. 1850 in Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for MARY "POLLY" ASBURY:
Mary Has a grandson John Harris living with her in 1860 Census of Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of MARY ASBURY and JOHN BISHOP are:
       i.       ELIZABETH "BETSEY"9 BISHOP, b. 1836, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       EVELENE BISHOP, b. 1837, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       DAVID BISHOP, b. 1840, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of MARY ASBURY and JOHN"NEALY" MCGUIRE are:
       iv.       JAMES9 MCGUIRE, b. 1845, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       v.       JACOB MCGUIRE, b. 1845, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vi.       BEVERLY MCGUIRE, b. 1848, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vii.       JOHN A. MCGUIRE, b. 1849, Tazewell County,Virginia.
19.       viii.       ELLA LOUISE "ELLEN" MCGUIRE, b. September 16, 1850, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. July 16, 1892, Laredo,Texas.

11. JERUSHA8 ASBURY (JAMES M.7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1816 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She married JAMES LESTER September 1834 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He was born in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died Bef. April 1887 in Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for JAMES LESTER:
James will probated in April,1887,Will Book 5,page 280.
       
Children of JERUSHA ASBURY and JAMES LESTER are:
       i.       HENRY9 LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       JOHN LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       THOMAS LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       ANGELINE LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       v.       JANE LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vi.       MARY LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vii.       AMANDA LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.
20.       viii.       REES LESTER, b. Tazewell County,Virginia.

12. REES8 ASBURY (JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Bet. 1811 - 1812 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married ELLEN UNKNOWN Abt. 1860 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born Abt. 1830 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of REES ASBURY and ELLEN UNKNOWN are:
       i.       DAVID9 ASBURY, b. 1861, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       ELIZABETH ASBURY, b. 1866, Tazewell County,Virginia.

13. GEORGE8 ASBURY (JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Abt. 1812 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married MARY "POLLY" CRABTREE Abt. 1840, daughter of GABRIEL CRABTREE. She was born Abt. 1814 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of GEORGE ASBURY and MARY CRABTREE are:
21.       i.       GEORGE WASHINGTON9 ASBURY, b. 1839, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       JOHN ASBURY, b. Abt. 1841.
       iii.       FLORINDA ASBURY, b. Abt. 1846.
       iv.       MARY ASBURY, b. Abt. 1850.
       v.       MARGARET ASBURY, b. Abt. 1852.

14. JOSEPH8 ASBURY (JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1825 in Tazewell County,Virginia (1850 Tazewll County Census), and died in Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia. He married (1) JULIA AMANDA BROOKS,1ST WIFE Abt. 1849 in Tazewell County,Virginia?/. She was born January 8, 1830 in Tazewell County,Virginia (1850 Tazewll County Census), and died in Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia. He married (2) THERESA J. "THURSA" SHULER,2ND WIFE February 12, 1867 in Lee County,Virginia (married by Joshua N. Redwine)(Lee County Marriage Register), daughter of ADAM SHULAR and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1835 in Grayson County,Virginia, and died in Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.
       
Children of JOSEPH ASBURY and JULIA BROOKS are:
       i.       MARY9 ASBURY, b. Abt. 1853, Tazewell County,Virginia (1850 Tazewll County Census); m. JAMES MOREFIELD, April 12, 1877, Lee County,Virginia (married by G.B. Wells); b. Abt. 1855, Lee County,Virginia.
       ii.       ROSEANNE ASBURY, b. Abt. 1852, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       SINA KATHERINE ASBURY, b. 1855, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iv.       JOHN ASBURY, b. Abt. 1856, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       v.       THOMAS B. ASBURY, b. Abt. 1858, Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.
       vi.       REESE ASBURY, b. Abt. 1860, Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.
       vii.       JEFFERSON DAVIS ASBURY, b. Abt. 1862, Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.
       viii.       REBECCA ASBURY, b. Abt. 1865, Turkey Cove,Lee County,Virginia.

15. WYATT8 ASBURY (JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1829 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married EMALINE NANCY SMITH 1850. She was born 1827, and died 1912.
       
Child of WYATT ASBURY and EMALINE SMITH is:
       i.       CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS9 ASBURY.


Generation No. 4

16. ARCHIBALD "ARCH"9 ASBURY (THOMAS HARRISON8, WILLIAM7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1845 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1913 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married MATILDA WILLIAMSON 1866 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born October 17, 1848 in Pike County,Kentucky, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia.

Notes for ARCHIBALD "ARCH" ASBURY:
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1. Thomas Carter ASBURY (1867-1942) married Daisy Logen(1876-1911) in 1904.
He married #2 in 1916 to Edith WACHS (1876-1949).
2. Charlotte ASBURY (1870-1934) married #1 to Martin CROUSE and #2 to Charles HUNT.
3. Mary Jane ASBURY (1871-1927) married in 1891 to E. Benjamin "Ben" BLAKE (1870-1939).
4. Hanna Lauvicy Asbury (1873-1942) in 1893 married Elias John Harbaugh (1858-1937).
5. Cynthia Elizabeth Asbury (1877-1935) married in 1895 to James Walker;
#2- George Pittard who died in 1926;
#3 Albert Asbury who died in 1935.
6. Nora Asbury (1879-1902) in 1895 married Richard Crouse who died in 1906.
7. Sciota Savannah ASBURY (1882-1953) in 1900 married George Washington Asbury (1876-1954).
8. Margret "Maggie" Rebecca ASBURY (1885-1945) in 1920 married Arlo Haynes (1896-1965).
9. Lue Emma Asbury (1887-1971) in 1909 married Israel Harrison Howarter (1888-1971).
10. Joseph Asbury (1891-1891).
Above the children of Archibald Asbury(1845-1913) and Matilda WILLIAMSON (1848-1933) ~ married in 1866.
In 1892 Archibald ASBURY drove his team and wagon from Tazewell County, Virginia to Knox County, Illinois to the developing town of Galesburg, Illinois. The trip took 49 days. (He later went to Missouri but soon returned to Galesbury.) That same year his brother, Joseph, traveled by train from Tazewlll County to Galesbury.

Archibald ASBURY (1845-1913) the son of Thomas W. H. ASBURY (1798-1858) and his second spouse, Charlotte HANKINS (born 1814) whom he married in 1837... after the death of his first spouse (married 1820) Levicy BROOKS in 1836.

Children of Thomas W. H. ASBURY and Levicy BROOKS (or half-siblings to Archibald): Hannah + William HANKINS; William Joseph + Lovess MITCHELL; Nancy + Moses MITCHELL; Fielding Kirk + Martha "Patty" HARRISON; Cynthia (1827-1960) never married; James H.+ Nancy Elizabeth WILSON; Manessa Smyth + Lydia (or Syndia) CHRISTIAN and Amanda J. ASBURY; Albert Perry + Elizabeth C. STEPHENSON; and Thomas ASBURY (1837-1860).

Children of Thomas W. H. ASBURY and Charlotte HANKINS (Siblings to Archibald): Louisa + Joseph SPARKS and William ALLIZER; John C. + Emily BRINEGAR and Nancy COFER; Madison M. (1842-March 1862); Archibald and his Matilda; Joseph + Rebecca Cordelia LINKHOUSE; Charles + Susan Ardilla HUNT; and Rebecca Jane ASBURY + Daniel CROUSE.

Thomas W. H. ASBURY, the son of William ASBURY (1776-July 1835) and his first spouse (married 1797) Hannah HARRISON who died in 1806. William's second spouse, he married in 1807: Polly SMITH (1779-1844).

William ASBURY (1776/7-July 1835) was the son of George ASBURY (1756-1819) and Mary Anne TAYLOR (born 1758) married 1780.
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Children of ARCHIBALD ASBURY and MATILDA WILLIAMSON are:
       i.       THOMAS CARTER10 ASBURY, b. 1867, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1942; m. (1) DAISY LOGAN,1ST WIFE, 1904, Tazewell County,Virginia; b. 1876, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1911; m. (2) EDITH WACHS,2ND WIFE, 1916; b. 1876, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1949.
       ii.       CHARLOTTE ASBURY, b. 1868, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1934; m. (1) MARTIN CROUSE,1ST HUSBAND; b. Abt. 1860, Tazewell County,Virginia; m. (2) CHARLES HUNT,2ND HUSBAND; b. Abt. 1864, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       iii.       MARY JANE ASBURY, b. 1870, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1927; m. E. BENJAMIN "BEN" BLAKE, 1891; b. 1870, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1939.
       iv.       HANNAH LEVICIE ASBURY, b. April 6, 1873, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1942; m. ELIAS JOHN HARBAUGH; b. 1858; d. 1937.
       v.       CYNTHIA ELIZABETH ASBURY, b. 1877, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1935; m. (1) JAMES WALKER,1ST HUSBAND; m. (2) GEORGE PTTARD,2ND HUSBAND; b. Abt. 1870; d. 1926; m. (3) ALBERT ASBURY,3RD HUSBAND; d. 1935.
       vi.       DORAS ASBURY, b. 1879, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       vii.       SCIOTO SAVANNAH ASBURY, b. 1882, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. 1953; m. GEORGE WASHINGTON ASBURY; b. 1876; d. 2954.
       viii.       LOU//LU EMMA ASBURY, b. October 7, 1887, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ix.       NORA ASBURY, b. 1879; d. 1902; m. RICHARD CROUSE, 1895; b. Abt. 1874; d. 1906.
       x.       MARGARET "MAGGIE" REBECCA ASBURY, b. 1885; d. 1945; m. ARLO HAYNES, 1920; b. 1896; d. 1965.

17. JAMES W.9 BOWLING (JARRET WESLEY8, LAVINA7 ASBURY, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born April 23, 1837 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married SUSANNAH EVANS in Laurel Creek,Kentucky. She was born May 2, 1842 in Kentucky.
       
Children of JAMES BOWLING and SUSANNAH EVANS are:
       i.       JANE10 BOWLING.
       ii.       JOHN BOWLING.
       iii.       GEORGE BOWLING.
       iv.       NANCY ANN BOWLING.
       v.       MISSOURI BOWLING.
       vi.       LOTTIE BOWLING.
       vii.       JULIA BOWLING.
       viii.       BILL BOWLING.
       ix.       RIELY BOWLING.
       x.       CLEVELAND BOWLING.
       xi.       SIX OTHERS DIED YOUNG.

18. ELIZABETH JANE9 BOWLING (JORDAN EFFERSON8, LAVINA7 ASBURY, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Abt. 1844. She married JOHN DAVID HALL. He was born Abt. 1844.
       
Child of ELIZABETH BOWLING and JOHN HALL is:
22.       i.       MARGARET JANE10 HALL, b. Abt. 1874.

19. ELLA LOUISE "ELLEN"9 MCGUIRE (MARY "POLLY"8 ASBURY, JAMES M.7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born September 16, 1850 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died July 16, 1892 in Laredo,Texas. She married WILLIAM JASPER RICE October 1875. He was born January 14, 1856 in Johnson County,Kentucky, and died in Laredo,Texas.
       
Child of ELLA MCGUIRE and WILLIAM RICE is:
       i.       ELBERT ROWE10 RICE,SR., b. March 25, 1885, Johnson County,Kentucky.

20. REES9 LESTER (JERUSHA8 ASBURY, JAMES M.7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married UNKNOWN. She was born in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of REES LESTER and UNKNOWN are:
       i.       VICTORIA10 LESTER.
       ii.       BARBARA LESTER.

21. GEORGE WASHINGTON9 ASBURY (GEORGE8, JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born 1839 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married REBECCA DARTY Abt. 1859 in Tazewell County,Virginia, daughter of BENJAMIN DARTY and VIRGINIA KING. She was born Abt. 1839 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of GEORGE ASBURY and REBECCA DARTY are:
23.       i.       JAMES WASHINTON10 ASBURY, b. October 25, 1862, Tazewell County,Virginia; d. April 11, 1905, Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       RICHARD R. ASBURY, b. Abt. 1859.


Generation No. 5

22. MARGARET JANE10 HALL (ELIZABETH JANE9 BOWLING, JORDAN EFFERSON8, LAVINA7 ASBURY, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born Abt. 1874. She married BEVERLEY FLOYD HALL. He was born Abt. 1874.
       
Child of MARGARET HALL and BEVERLEY HALL is:
       i.       HENRY11 HALL, b. Abt. 1904.

23. JAMES WASHINTON10 ASBURY (GEORGE WASHINGTON9, GEORGE8, JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born October 25, 1862 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died April 11, 1905 in Tazewell County,Virginia. He married MARY CATHERINE EDMONDS September 11, 1884 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born June 4, 1862 in Union County,Tennessee, and died September 11, 1944 in Tazewell County,Virginia.
       
Children of JAMES ASBURY and MARY EDMONDS are:
24.       i.       JAMES LITTLE11 ASBURY, b. July 3, 1897, Tannersville,Tazewell County,Virginia; d. March 15, 1938, Pigah,Tazewell County,Virginia.
       ii.       MAGGIE LEE ASBURY, b. August 15, 1885.
       iii.       BERTIE MAE ASBURY, b. December 20, 1887.
       iv.       ELIZABETH REBECCA ASBURY, b. February 22, 1891.
       v.       ALICE PEARL ASBURY, b. March 20, 1894.
       vi.       OLLIE DEL-RAE ASBURY, b. February 25, 1900.


Generation No. 6

24. JAMES LITTLE11 ASBURY (JAMES WASHINTON10, GEORGE WASHINGTON9, GEORGE8, JOHN7, GEORGE6, JOHN5, BENJAMIN4, HENRY3, FRANCES2, UNKNOWN1 ASBURY/ASBERRY) was born July 3, 1897 in Tannersville,Tazewell County,Virginia, and died March 15, 1938 in Pigah,Tazewell County,Virginia. He married CAROLINE "CARRIE" LEE MCGUIRE June 23, 1915 in Tazewell County,Virginia. She was born June 19, 1899 in Tazewell County,Virginia, and died 1977 in Martinsville,Henry County,Virginia.
       
Child of JAMES ASBURY and CAROLINE MCGUIRE is:
       i.       EDWARD MCGUIRE12 ASBURY, b. December 20, 1918, Asberrys,Tazewell County,Virginia.


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