Ash (Esch), George
B: 1801, near Straussburg, Alsace-Lorraine.
M: Barbara Unknown b. near Straussburg, Alsace-Lorraine.
George and Barbara Ash were both born near Strassburg, Alsace-Lorraine. They came to Ontario, Canada, when their son, George, Jr., was five years old.
The story goes that George, Sr. could neither read or write and the name was Eisch. The clerk, not understanding him too well put Ash on his passport and so it has remained ever since.
George and Barbara, husband and wife, are buried in the Zion Cemetery.
FN: Unknown Ash (Eisch or Esch)
Children of George Ash and Barbara Unknown:
They had six children that there is a record of in the Zion Luthern Church at Sherrwood, Vaughn Township, York County, Ontario, Canada. Two died as infants, Andrew at 37. A girl, Barbara and two boys, George and Valentine lived normal life spans.