Ashton, Sarah

Birth Name Ashton, Sarah
Gender female
Age at Death 63 years, 6 months, 25 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth March 3, 1850 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
Death September 28, 1913 West Devon, Prince Edward Island  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ashton, John
         Ashton, Sarah
    Sister     Ashton, Susan Ann
    Brother     Ashton, John
Father Ashton, John
Stepmother Austin, Martha
Father Ashton, John
Stepmother Morrell, Sarah Elizabeth
    Half-sister     Ashton, Mary Jane


    Family of Moreshead, Joseph and Ashton, Sarah
Married Husband Moreshead, Joseph
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage November 12, 1866 Prince Edward Island, Canada Bible Christian ceremony
  1. Moreshead, Catherine
  2. Moreshead, Henry
  3. Moreshead, William
  4. Moreshead, Sarah
  5. Moreshead, John Ashton
  6. Moreshead, Georgiana
  7. Moreshead, Joseph Daniel Hodgson
  8. Moreshead, Elizabeth Ada
  9. Moreshead, Mary
  10. Moreshead, David McLean
  11. Moreshead, John Dickenson



On the 12th ult., by Mr. James J. Rice, Bible Christian Minister, Mr. Joseph Moreshead, to Sarah eldest daughter of Mr. John Ashton, all of West Devon, Lot 10. (1866)

Name Joseph Moreshead
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 12 Nov 1866
Event Place , Prince Edward Island, Canada
Gender Male
Spouse's Name Sarah Ashton
Spouse's Gender Female
Citing this Record

"Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2015), Joseph Moreshead and Sarah Ashton, 12 Nov 1866; citing , Prince Edward Island, Canada, Public Archives, Charlottetown; FHL microfilm 1,630,093.


Name: Sarah Morshead
Marital Status: Married
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Prince Edward Island
Religion: Bible Christian
Province: Prince Edward Island
Subdistrict: Lot 10
Joseph Morshead 35
Sarah Morshead 31
John Ashton Morshead 14
Cath. Caroline Morshead 12
Georgina Morshead 10
Jos. D. Hodgson Morshead 8
Mary Morshead 3
David Morshead 10m
Source Citation: Year: 1881; Census Place: Lot 10, Prince, Prince Edward Island; Roll: C_13162; Page: 14; Family No: 60.

In the 1891 census, Sarah said her father was born in England and her mother on the Island. Children were Georgina, 21; Hodgeson, 17; Mary 13; David 10; Dixon 8; William 6; John A., 4; Mary J., 1.

In 1901 -
Name Joseph Moreshead
Marital Status Married
Ethnicity English
Nationality Canadian
Religion Baptist
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace Pe
Joseph Moreshead Head M 55 Pe
Sarah Moreshead Wife F 51 Pe
William Moreshead Son M 16 Pe
Henry Moreshead Son M 14 Pe (John Henry?)
Sadee Moreshead Daughter F 11 Pe
"Canada Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 March 2016), Joseph Moreshead, J, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Moreshead Mrs. Joseph Pioneer 4 October 1913, page 3, col. 6 Died Sept. 28th, at West Devon, Sarah, wife of Joseph Moreshead, age 63 years and six months

Name Mrs. Joseph Moreshead
Age 63
Residence West Devon
Date of Death 28 September 1913
Entry Number 7422
Source RG19/s2/ss6: Death registration books, 1913-1919, p. 170



  1. Ashton, John
      1. Ashton, Sarah
        1. Moreshead, Joseph
          1. Moreshead, John Ashton
          2. Moreshead, Georgiana
          3. Moreshead, Joseph Daniel Hodgson
          4. Moreshead, Elizabeth Ada
          5. Moreshead, Mary
          6. Moreshead, David McLean
          7. Moreshead, John Dickenson
          8. Moreshead, Catherine
          9. Moreshead, Henry
          10. Moreshead, William
          11. Moreshead, Sarah
      2. Ashton, Susan Ann
      3. Ashton, John