Biography of Christopher Ashton
Allen County, OH Biographies

CHRISTOPHER ASHTON, farmer, P. O. Lima, is a native of England, born in the village of Einton, Lincoinshire, August 5, 1828, and in 1832, was brought by his parents, Francis and Elizabeth (Mackender) Ashton, to America. They (the parents) settled in Richland County, Ohio, where they remained a few years, and then moved to Hardin County, Ohio, and in 1858 came to this county, where they died. Our subject came from Hardin County, Ohio, to this county, in 1872, and purchased a farm in German Township, on which he still resides. He was married, in 1850, to Susan Throne, of Rich]and County, Ohio, a native of York County, Penn., born January 15, 1832, and daughter of Michael and Susannah Throne, who both died in Richland County, Ohio. To our subject and wife were born seven children: Lewis J., Ann M. L., Mary V., Francis M., William Me., Charles E. and Elizabeth, all now living, except Elizabeth. Mr. Ashton is a Democrat in politics.

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