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 Descendants  of David Jacob Rashley
Generation No. 1

1. David Jacob1 Rashley was born Abt. 1808 in Germany (Alsace), and died February 03, 1875 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Sophia Herman. She was born in Switzerland, and died Aft. 1860 in Fulton Co. OH.

Notes for David Jacob Rashley:

David Rashley, was married to Sophia Herman may have immigrated to the U.S. around 1835. He bought a farm in Putnam County, Ohio in 1837, then later bought a farm, one half mile south of Eckley Station in Fulton Co. OH. John Rashley, was born on this farm. The 1860 census states that David Rashley came from Germany and that his wife came from Switzerland...

More About David Jacob Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Notes for Sophia Herman:
gravestone is worn and dates can not be read

More About Sophia Herman:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Children of David Rashley and Sophia Herman are:

2 i. Solomon2 Rashley, born Abt. 1839; died December 20, 1864 in Jeffersonville, IN.

Notes for Solomon Rashley:
The military records of Solomon Rashley, a brother to Joel Rashley, say Solomon enlisted in the Civil War on Oct. 10, 1862 and he died on Dec. 20, 1864.

The following text was found in Ancestry.com's Civil War database:

Solomon Rashley
Enlist Date: 10 October 1862
Enlist Place:
Enlist Rank: Priv
Enlist Age: 23
Served: Ohio
Enlisted: G Co. 68th Inf Reg. OH
died at Jeffersonville, IN on 31 January 1865
Source: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
Abbreviation: OHRoster
Published by on 1886

Notice difference in death dates.

+ 3 ii. Joel Rashley, born 1842 in Fulton Co. in German Twp.; died June 11, 1879 in Fulton Co. OH.

4 iii. Elizabeth Rashley, born September 23, 1849; died March 17, 1873 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Elizabeth Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

+ 5 iv. David Jacob II Rashley, born 1852; died August 24, 1929 in Fulton Co. OH.

6 v. Daniel Rashley, born June 1854; died January 03, 1872 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Daniel Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

+ 7 vi. Christopher Rashley, born April 02, 1856 in OH; died March 21, 1895 in Boyne City, Michigan.
 
 

Generation No. 2

3. Joel2 Rashley (David Jacob1) was born 1842 in Fulton Co. in German Twp., and died June 11, 1879 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Susan Yost, daughter of Daniel Yost and Christina ???. She was born 1843, and died 1930 in Fulton Co. OH.
 

More About Susan Yost:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Children of Joel Rashley and Susan Yost are:

+ 8 i. John Moses3 Rashley, born September 04, 1870 in Fulton Co. OH; died July 1972 in Fulton Co. OH.

9 ii. Sarah Rashley, born 1868; died 1957 in Fulton Co. OH.

Notes for Sarah Rashley:
lived in Wauseon, OH and never married.
More About Sarah Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

10 iii. Mary Rashley, born March 25, 1874 in German Township, Fulton County, Oh; died March 31, 1968 in Fayette, Fulton County, Oh. She married Jonas B. Snyder October 01, 1895 in Wauseon, OH; born Abt. 1872.

More About Mary Rashley:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery

+ 11 iv. Lydia Rashley, born October 17, 1876; died 1957 in Fulton Co. OH.

12 v. Samuel Andrew Rashley, born April 20, 1879 in Fulton Co. OH; died 1887 in Fulton Co. OH.

Notes for Samuel Andrew Rashley:
died young

5. David Jacob II2 Rashley (David Jacob1) was born 1852, and died August 24, 1929 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Catherine (Katie) Rupp, daughter of Joseph Rupp and Sarah Schrock. She was born December 07, 1846 in Fulton Co. OH, and died February 17, 1925 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About David Jacob II Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

More About Catherine (Katie) Rupp:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Children of David Rashley and Catherine Rupp are:

13 i. Emma3 Rashley, born August 06, 1876. She married unknown Andrews.

14 ii. David Rashley, born July 23, 1877; died September 30, 1877 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About David Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

15 iii. Joseph B. Rashley, born January 18, 1879 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH; died 1951 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Sophia Goldsmith November 19, 1903 in Fulton Co. OH; born March 09, 1884 in Switzerland; died 1954 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Joseph B. Rashley:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery

More About Sophia Goldsmith:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery

16 iv. Sarah Ann Rashley, born August 13, 1880 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH. She married Irvin Rupp December 07, 1899 in Fulton Co. OH; born August 03, 1877 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH.

17 v. Samuel Andrew Rashley, born 1882; died January 03, 1884 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Samuel Andrew Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

18 vi. David J. Rashley, born November 17, 1883; died June 14, 1900 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About David J. Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

19 vii. Lydia Rashley, born December 01, 1885 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH. She married Frank D. Tompkins December 20, 1904 in Fulton Co. OH; born July 27, 1879 in Ogden Center, MI.

More About Frank D. Tompkins:
Occupation: Farming

20 viii. Ella Rashley, born March 09, 1888 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH. She married Clarence E. Ziegler December 24, 1909 in Fulton Co. OH; born December 24, 1887 in Franklin Twp. Fulton Co. OH.

More About Ella Rashley:
Occupation: housekeeper

More About Clarence E. Ziegler:
Occupation: Farming

7. Christopher2 Rashley (David Jacob1) was born April 02, 1856 in OH, and died March 21, 1895 in Boyne City, Michigan. He married Elizabeth Helfrich. She died September 26, 1928 in Chris.

Notes for Christopher Rashley:
His death certificate reads:
"STATE OF MICHIGAN, COUNTY OF Charlevoix
I, Fenton R. Bulow, Clerk of the County of Charlevoix and of the Circuit
Court thereof, the same being a Court of Record having a seal, do
hereby certify that the following is a copy of the record of the death of
Christopher Rashley, now remaining in my office, and the whole thereof,
viz:

Record Number: 611
Date of Death: March 21 1895
Full Name of the Deceased: Christopher Rashley, Male, White, Married
Age: 38 years, 11 months, 19 days
Place of Death: Wilson Township
Disease or Cause of Death: Killed in saw mill
Birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: Farmer
Parents: David Rashley, born Michigan, spouse UNKNOWN
Date of Record: 21 May 1896
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal
of said Circuit Court, the 13th day of March A.D. 1957, Fenton R.
Bulow, Clerk. By Ruth H. Bulow, Deputy Clerk."

Children of Christopher Rashley and Elizabeth Helfrich are:

+ 21 i. David C.3 Rashley, died September 1928 in Bean City, FL.

22 ii. Joseph Rashley, died September 1928 in Bean City, FL.

+ 23 iii. John William Rashley, born July 08, 1891 in Boyne City, MI; died March 16, 1963 in Great Lakes, IL.

Generation No. 3

8. John Moses3 Rashley (Joel2, David Jacob1) was born September 04, 1870 in Fulton Co. OH, and died July 1972 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Nancy Rychener June 22, 1894 in Fulton Co. OH, daughter of Daniel Rychener and Mary Eckley. She was born 1874 in German Twp, Fulton Co., OH, and died 1968 in Fulton Co. OH.

Notes for John Moses Rashley:
lived to over 100 years old

More About John Moses Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

More About Nancy Rychener:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Children of John Rashley and Nancy Rychener are:

24 i. Leva (Lelah)4 Rashley, born October 28, 1896 in Fulton Co. OH; died 1979 in Fulton Co. OH. She married Chalmer L. Shaffer June 22, 1918 in Fulton Co. OH; born August 11, 1895 in Alvordton, OH in Williams Co.; died 1957 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Leva (Lelah) Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

More About Chalmer L. Shaffer:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

+ 25 ii. Vern R. Rashley, born 1901 in Fulton Co. OH; died 1971 in Fulton Co. OH.

26 iii. Daniel Rashley, born 1903. He married Rose Kutzli; born 1903.

More About Daniel Rashley:
Burial: Archbold Cemetery, German Twp

More About Rose Kutzli:
Burial: Archbold Cemetery, German Twp

27 iv. Bertha M. Rashley, born April 11, 1905. She married George Ernst; born November 14, 1900.

28 v. Edwin A. Rashley, born 1911 in Fulton Co. OH; died November 23, 1917 in Fulton Co. OH.

Notes for Edwin A. Rashley:
died at age 7 years

More About Edwin A. Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

29 vi. John Jr. Rashley. He married Mary Alice Duckwall.

11. Lydia3 Rashley (Joel2, David Jacob1) was born October 17, 1876, and died 1957 in Fulton Co. OH. She married Joel King October 27, 1898 in Fulton Co. OH. He was born 1874, and died 1963.

More About Lydia Rashley:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.

Child of Lydia Rashley and Joel King is:

30 i. Otto4 King, born November 23, 1909; died October 12, 1959 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Otto King:
Burial: Lauber Hill Cemetery, German Twp.
Military service: Tec 5 Co B 126 Inf WW II -Ohio-

21. David C.3 Rashley (Christopher2, David Jacob1) died September 1928 in Bean City, FL.

Notes for David C. Rashley:
died in hurricane with son Gilbert and brother Joseph

Child of David C. Rashley is:

31 i. Gilbert4 Rashley, died September 1928.

23. John William3 Rashley (Christopher2, David Jacob1) was born July 08, 1891 in Boyne City, MI, and died March 16, 1963 in Great Lakes, IL. He married Lura Washburn Blair November 26, 1914 in Iron Mountain, MI. She was born February 08, 1893 in Boyne City, MI, and died February 21, 1958 in Belle Glade, FL.

Notes for John William Rashley:
He lost both brothers, Joseph and David, to a 1928 hurricane in FL. They may
be buried in Ft. Lauderdale, FL(?)

Notes for Lura Washburn Blair:
"Last Rites Held For Mrs. Rashley
Mrs. Lura Blair Rashley, 65, passed away early Friday morning after a
long illness at the home of her son, Merton, 233 N.W. 14th St., Belle
Glade. She had been living in Immokalee for the past seven years where
she was an organist and member of the First Baptist Church and a
teacher in the elementary school. Before that time she had lived in Belle
Glades (sic) for 21 years having moved here from Miami. She was a
native of Boyne City, Michigan. The deceased was well known in this city, 
having been a member of the First Baptist Church here, (sic) active in 
church work she was president of the WMU, teacher in the Sunday 
School Department and organist in the church. She also served as 
president of PTA for two terms, 1941-1943.
Survivors include her husband, J.W. Rashley, Sr., Immokalee, six sons,
J.W. Jr., Robert, Merton, George, all of Belle Glade; Frank E., of
Dunedin, and Adrian of Greenville, S.C.; two daughters, Miss Mabel
Rashley, Bremerton, Wash., and Mrs. John Anjima, Clearwater; two
brothers, J.O. Blair, Michigan and Frank Blair, Chicago; two sisters,
Mrs. Bethel Pierce, Wisconsin and Mrs. Maude Sparrow of Michigan.
Funeral services were conducted at the First Baptist Church, Belle Glade
at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Cline Williams, Immokalee and the Rev.
U. W. Malcolm, pastor here officiating.
Pallbearers were Walter Schlechter, Roy Litchfield, W. T. Forsee, W. L.
Cunningham, S. M. McAllister and Vernon Jones. Internment was at
Evergreen Cemetery, Ft. Lauderdale."
(source: most likely Belle Glade newspaper; clipping found in old photo
album)

Children of John Rashley and Lura Blair are:

32 i. Mable Elizabeth4 Rashley, born September 04, 1915 in Iron Mountain, MI; died February 11, 1999 in Venus, FL.

+ 33 ii. Helen Caroline Rashley, born December 10, 1916 in Iron Mountain, MI; died 1997 in FL.

34 iii. Frank Edward Rashley, born January 12, 1920 in Berlin, WI; died January 07, 1996 in Trenton, FL.

35 iv. Albert Jerome Rashley, born November 11, 1927; died November 11, 1927.

36 v. Blair Rashley, born January 28, 1923 in Miami, FL; died March 05, 1923 in Miami, FL.


Generation No. 4

25. Vern R.4 Rashley (John Moses3, Joel2, David Jacob1) was born 1901 in Fulton Co. OH, and died 1971 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Illa B. ???. She was born 1903.
 

More About Vern R. Rashley:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery

Child of Vern Rashley and Illa ??? is:

+ 37 i. Clifford5 Rashley.
 

33. Helen Caroline4 Rashley (John William3, Christopher2, David Jacob1) was born December 10, 1916 in Iron Mountain, MI, and died 1997 in FL. She married John Anjima January 14, 1936. He was born December 08, 1908 in Chicago, IL, and died January 10, 1957 in Clearwater, FL.

Child of Helen Rashley and John Anjima is:

38 i. Annias Lura5 Anjima, born May 14, 1937 in Okeelanta, FL; died November 1951 in Clearwater, FL.
 
 

Generation No. 5

37. Clifford5 Rashley (Vern R.4, John Moses3, Joel2, David Jacob1) He married (1) Joanne Hendricks. He married (2) Pat Wolcott. She was born September 16, 1937.

Children of Clifford Rashley and Joanne Hendricks are:

+ 39 i. Thomas6 Rashley, born December 26, 1947.

40 ii. Jeff Rashley. He married Helen Merrilatt November 07, 1970.

41 iii. Kevin Rashley.
 

Children of Clifford Rashley and Pat Wolcott are:

42 i. Susan6 Rashley.

43 ii. Debbie Rashley.

44 iii. Beth Rashley.
 
 

Generation No. 6

39. Thomas6 Rashley (Clifford5, Vern R.4, John Moses3, Joel2, David Jacob1) was born December 26, 1947. He married Bonnie Becker, daughter of George Becker and Virginia Smith.

Child of Thomas Rashley and Bonnie Becker is:

45 i. Michelle7 Rashley, born March 02, 1969.
 


 
 



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