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DILLION ASHER son of WILLIAM ASHER and MARGARET BLEVINS was born 15 October 1777 in Washington County, North Carolina, and died 08 May 1844 in Red Bird, Clay County, Kentucky.

He married (1) NANCY DAVIS 1799, daughter of RICHARD DAVIS and ELIZABETH PRESTON. She was born 1775 in Amherst County, Virginia, and died 21 June 1817 in Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky.

He met (2) MARY SARAH DAVIS Bef. 1809, daughter of RICHARD DAVIS and ELIZABETH PRESTON. She was born 1777 in Virginia.

He met (3) SARAH COLLETT Bef. 1820, daughter of WILLIAM COLLETT and SUSANNAH BELLEW. She was born 1802 in Tennessee, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Clay County, Kentucky.

He met (4) ELIZABETH COLLETT Bef. 1833, daughter of WILLIAM COLLETT and SUSANNAH BELLEW. She was born 1810 in Knox County, Kentucky, and died Aft. 1870 in Clay County, Kentucky.

Children of DILLION ASHER and NANCY DAVIS are:


i. WILLIAM BLEVINS4 ASHER, b. 1800, Knox County, Kentucky; d. Bet. 1872 - 1875, Clay County, Kentucky; m. REBECCA BEGLEY, 18 November 1824, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1800, Tennessee; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880, Clay County, Kentucky.

ii. ARRAH ANNA ASHER, b. 1801, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 1869; m. PHARRIS ROBERTS, 01 June 1815, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1791, Buncome County, North Carolina; d. 30 March 1859.

iii. ROBERT SIDNEY ASHER, b. 04 September 1804, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 05 April 1877, Clay County, Kentucky; m. (1) SOPHIA MARY SIZEMORE, 26 April 1827, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1810, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 06 February 1858, Clay County, Kentucky; m. (2) MARY MORGAN, 02 March 1862; b. 1846.

iv. ELIZABETH ASHER, b. 1805, Clay County, Kentucky; d. Knox County, Kentucky; m. ANDREW COPE, 22 January 1821, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1800, Tennessee.

v. MARY ASHER, b. 16 June 1808, Clay County, Kentucky; m. HENRY SIZEMORE, 14 January 1831, Perry County, Kentucky; b. 1812, Clay County, Kentucky.

vi. JOHN ASHER, b. Bet. 1808 - 1810, Clay County, Kentucky; d. Bef. 1880, Clay County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH MURPHY, 27 October 1829, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1810, Clay County, Kentucky.

vii. MARGARET ASHER, b. 1812, Clay County, Kentucky; d. December 1830, Harlan County, Kentucky; m. JAMES F FARMER, 17 March 1830, Harlan County, Kentucky; b. 1799, Hawkins County, Tennessee; d. Aft. 1890, Cowfork, Bell County, Kentucky.



Children of DILLION ASHER and MARY (Sallie) DAVIS are:


viii. RICHARD WILKERSON4 ASHER, b. 11 May 1809, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 20 September 1884, Beverly, Bell County, Kentucky; m. LUCINDA BINGHAM, 07 March 1830, Harlan County, Kentucky; b. 13 February 1813, Harlan County, Kentucky; d. 27 February 1889, Bell County, Kentucky.

ix. JACKSON DAVIS ASHER, b. 11 July 1816, Red Bird, Bell County, Kentucky; d. 08 May 1888, Kentucky; m. MARGARET HENDRICKSON, Bef. 1842; b. 04 September 1821, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 28 September 1903, Kentucky.

x. JOSIAH P ASHER, b. 21 July 1817, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 15 March 1901, Clay County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH HENDRICKSON, Bef. 1853; b. 18 April 1827, Knox County, Kentucky; d. 17 December 1921.

xi. PRESTON ASHER, b. 1819, Clay County, Kentucky; d. December 1880; m. MARGARET WISER, 03 January 1839, Knox County, Kentucky; b. 1820, Virginia.

xii. CHINA ASHER, b. Bet. 1819 - 1820, Clay County, Kentucky; m. (1) EDMOND HAWN; m. (2) JOHN HENDRICKSON, 18 February 1842, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1818; d. 1859.

xiii. JAMES FARMER ASHER, b. 1824, Clay County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH JANE WOOLUM, Bef. 1844; b. 1826, Kentucky.

xiv. DILLION ASHER, b. 1825, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 1841.

xv. CHESTER ASHER, b. 1826.


Children of DILLION ASHER and SARAH COLLETT are:

xvi. JANE4 COLLETT, b. 1820, Clay County, Kentucky.

xvii. MARY COLLETT, b. 1823, Clay County, Kentucky.

xviii. HENRY COLLETT, b. 1824, Clay County, Kentucky; m. SUSAN SMITH, Bef. 1847, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1827, Kentucky.

xix. WILLIAM COLLETT, b. 1825, Clay County, Kentucky; d. June 1860, Roark, Clay County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH J JONES, Bef. 1847, Clay County, Kentucky; b. 1833, Harlan County, Kentucky.

xx. KEZIAH COLLETT, b. 1826, Clay County, Kentucky. xxi. PLEASANT LEE COLLETT, b. 12 June 1826, Clay County, Kentucky; d. 01 January 1909, Leslie County, Kentucky; m. POLLY ANN HALL, 18 August 1849, Clay County, Kentucky; b. May 1835, Clay County, Kentucky.

xxii. SAMUEL COLLETT, b. 1828, Clay County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH UNKNOWN; b. 1829, Clay County, Kentucky.



Children of DILLION ASHER and ELIZABETH COLLETT are:


xxiii. JOHN ROBINSON4 COLLETT, b. Bet. 1833 - 1834, Clay County, Kentucky; m. (1) RACHEL UNKNOWN; b. 1837, Clay County, Kentucky; m. (2) ELIZABETH UNKNOWN; b. 1847, Kentucky.

xxiv. LUCINDA COLLETT, b. 1837.

xxv. JOEL DYER COLLETT, b. 1841; m. EMILY J UNKNOWN; b. 1842, Kentucky.

xxvi. INGRAM COLLETT, b. 1844, Clay County, Kentucky.

xxvii. SUSAN COLLETT, b. 1845.



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