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John Ashe
Mary Batt
Samuel Swann
Elizabeth Lillington
John Baptista Ashe
Elizabeth Swann
Samuel Ashe


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1. Mary Porter

2. Elizabeth Jones Merrick

Samuel Ashe 269,343

  • Born: 24 March 1725, Nr. Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina
  • Marriage (1): Mary Porter in 1746
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth Jones Merrick in 1769 342
  • Died: 3 February 1813, Rocky Point, New Hanover County, North Carolina aged 87 343

bullet  General Notes:

Educated at Harvard Unitversity. Was assisant attorney for the crown
in Wilmington. Was one of the first prominent men to become a zealous
American patriot. Under the new North Carolina constitution was
elected speaker of the senate and was one of three presiding judges of
the state supreme court. Had several children with Elizabeth Merrick,
Thomas being the only one to survive to maturity.


Samuel married Mary Porter, daughter of John Porter and Unknown, in 1746. (Mary Porter was born c 1732 344 and died in 1767 344.)


Samuel next married Elizabeth Jones Merrick in 1769.342 (Elizabeth Jones Merrick was born in 1745 342 and died in 1810 342.)

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