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JOHN ASHWORTH (son of JONATHAN ASHWORTH and ALICE RAMSBOTHAM) was born 25 Feb 1734/35 in HANOVER CO. VA ?, and died 29 Apr 1805 in IN NEAR, FAIRVIEW, BUNCOMBE, NC. He married NANCY ANN "ANN" WOOD, daughter of JAMES WOOD and MARGARET "MARGOT" UNKNOWN.

 Includes NotesNotes for JOHN ASHWORTH:
MILITARY: NOTE:SERVED IN THE VIRGINIA COLONIAL VIRGINIA MILITIA
LISTED SEPT 1758. CO CUNENBERG, RANK PRIVATE

MILITARY: ALSO LISTED ARE ISSAC AND SAMUEL (HIS BROTHERS)

MILITARY: NOTE:LISTED IN COLONIAL SOLDIERS OF BIRGINIA, PAGE 18,
ASHWORTH, JOHN H.S.7., 223
ASHWORTH, ISSAC H.S.7, 223
ASHWORTH, SAMUEL H.S.7, 223

CENSUS: CENSUS: 1759 LUNENBERG CO, VA
CENSUS: 1790 BUNCOMBE CO, NC
CENSUS: 1800 BUNCOMBE CO, NC

INTERESTING: JOHN IS THE SON OF JONATHAN ASHWORTH WHO WAS IN ST PAUL'S PARISH,
HANOVER CO. VA. IN THE 1724 HISTORY OF VA BY BELL, "BELLS'S OLD
FREE STATE" HAS THREE BROTHERS, ISAAC, SANUAL, AND JOHN ASHWORTH,
AS A PART OF THE COLONIAL MILITIA AND LIVING IN LUNENBURG CO, WHICH
BECAME PITTSYLVANIA). THE WILL OF JONATHAN ASHWORTH OF LUNENBURG CO. LISTS HIS THREE SONS AS ISAAC, SANUAL, AND JOHN. THIS WILL WAS FILED 1759

BOUNTY/LAND: APRIL 18, 1772 JOHN TURNER OF TRYO NCO., N.C. SOLD TO JOHN ASHWORTH OF TRYON CO. 300 ACRES, INCLUDING IMPROVEMENTS WHICH JOHN ASHWORTH LIVED, ON MC FADEN CREEK ON SECOND BORAD RIVER. JOHN ASHWORTH WAS ON A JURY JURY APRIL 1774 OF THE TRYON COUNTY COURT TO LAY OUT A ROAD FROM JOHN WALKER TO SECOND BROADRIVER. JOHN ASHWORTH HAD A PATENT FOR LAND DATED FEBRUARY 1775 ON HENDERSON CREEK, SECOND BROAD RIVER. A DEED CONVEYING PROPERTY IN TRYON CO. TO ABEL HILL EXECUTED ON 17 SEPTEMBER 1776 STATED THAT ASHWORTH OWNED THE PROPERTY SINCE DEC 1769.

BOUNTY/LAND: A GUESS IS THAT JOHN LEFT VA SOMETIME AFTER HIS FATHER DIED IN
1759 BUT POSSIBLY BEFORE HIS MARRIAGE TO NANCY IN 1760 WHEN HE WAS 25.

More About JOHN ASHWORTH:
MARRIAGE DATE: 1762, OLD TOWN, OLD TYRON, NC.
Record Change: 15 Oct 2002

Children of JOHN ASHWORTH and NANCY ANN "ANN" WOOD are:
  1. ALSA OR ALSE ASHWORTH, b. 07 Nov 1763, NC, d. 11 Apr 1823.
  2. NANCY ASHWORTH, b. 29 May 1769, NC, d. 07 Nov 1837.
  3. MARY "POLLY" ASHWORTH, b. 30 Jun 1773, NC, d. 01 Feb 1865.
  4. +JOHN ASHWORTH, b. 04 Jul 1775, TYRON, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 17 Oct 1827, HICKORY NUT GAP, FAIRVIEW, BUNCOMBE CO. NC.
  5. SARAH ASHWORTH, b. 01 Mar 1780, NC.
  6. SUSANNAH ASHWORTH, b. 12 Oct 1782, NC, d. 1852.
  7. ELIZABETH ASHWORTH, b. 07 Sep 1785, NC.
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