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From: "Patricia Junkin" <>
Subject: Re: Charles Ashton
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 09:44:22 -0400

This is interesting. I also would like to know if there is evidence that
these Ashtons were connected to the Asshetons from Lancashire, in area of
Downham? I descend from Charles II, through daughter Jane.
Thank you.

>Subject: Charles Ashton
>Date: Fri, Jul 12, 2002, 1:24 PM

> Hi Group:
> There have been several interesting postings on the Ashton family
> connection to Col. Peter Ashton of Virginia (d. 1671). Does anyone know if
> Col. Peter Ashton is related to Charles Ashton, (d. 1672), Justice of the
> Peace and Captain of the Militia of Northumberland County, Virginia? I have
> checked Northumberland County Records and have not found a connection between
> the two. What is of interest is that near Nominy Creek in Northumberland
> County is the tombstone of Col. Henry Ashton (b. 1671, d. 1731), grandson of
> the above Charles. Supposedly there is a coat of arms on Henry's tombstone
> that is suppose to be the same as the Ashtons of Chadderton in the county of
> Lancashire, England. Does anyone have an information on the ancestry of this
> Charles Ashton?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Joan Burdyck

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