Ashby Jackson Fristoe
- Born: 16 Sep 1861, Warren Co., Virginia
- Marriage: Mary Ethelberta Lewis
- Died: 10 Nov 1937 at age 76
- Buried: Popular Springs Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia
The 1870 Federal Census for Bentonville P. O., Warrren Co., VA, page 411 records Ashby J. Fristoe (9) in the home of his parents Alfred W. (37) and Sarah C. (37) Fristoe. Other children include Isabella W. (17), Mary C. (14), Robert A. (11), Luther H. (7), and no name (2). Also in the household is a domestic servant, Melvinia Martin (53). Nearby are the families of Charles B. (25) and James R. (32) Fristoe. Alfred is a farmer with real estate valued at $2,500 and personal property at $400.
The 1880 Federal Census for Fork Township, Warrren Co., VA District 92 records Ashby J. Fristoe (18-school teacher) in the home of his parents Alfred (46) and Sarah (46) Fristoe. Also in the household are other children Robert A. (21-artist), Luther H. (15), Lovall I. (12), Jacob A. (10), Allice N. (7). In addition, Melisna Martin (62-VA), single, is in the home.
The 1900 Federal Census for Chattanooga Ward 7, Hamilton Co., Tennessee, District 68, page 203A records Ashby J. Fristoe (Sept 1861 - VA) with his wife Bertha L. Fristoe (July 1863 - VA) and children Katie L. Fristoe (May 1886 - VA), Robert Lee Fristoe (Jan 1888 - Maryland), Alfred D. Fristoe (March 1890 - 10), Saddie Y. Fristoe (Jan 1893 - VA), Harry W. Fristoe (July 1897 - VA), Mary E. Fristoe (June 1899 - 11/12 - Tenn). Also in the household is Ida L. Lewis (43 - VA) [Sister-in-Law] Ashby and Katie have been married for 15 years and have had 6 children. Ashby is a Minister.
The 1920 Federal Census for Baltimore Ward 11, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, Distrcit 171, page 225A records Dr. Asby [Ashby] J. Fristoe (58 - VA) with his wife Bertie D. (56 - VA) and children Sadie Y. (27 - VA), Mary E. (20 - Tenn), and Louise E. D. (18 - Tenn). Ashby is employed as an Evangelist for the State of Maryland. Note: An evangelist is one that travels from town to town and from church to church.
The 1930 Federal Census for Franklin, Southampton Co., VA, District 15, page 189B records Ashby G. Fristo (indexed as Ashby G Finta at ancestry.com) with his wife Bertie (66) living with their son-in-law Robert P. Rqawls (44) and his wife Rob L. (42) and their son Ashby Rawls (15). Robert P. Rawls is a House Building Contractor with real estate valued at $10,000.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Minister (1900), Evangelist for the State of Maryland (1920).
Ashby married Mary Ethelberta Lewis. (Mary Ethelberta Lewis was born on 24 Jul 1863 in Virginia, died on 6 Dec 1960 and was buried in Popular Springs Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia.)