Ashton, Sarah

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


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
Spouse's Name Sarah Ashton
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



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 3, 1850 Lot 10, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death September 28, 1913 West Devon, Lot 10, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ashton, John Sr.1801February 18, 1870
Mother Unknown, Wifeabout 1820before 1868
         Ashton, Sarah March 3, 1850 September 28, 1913
    Sister     Ashton, Susan Ann December 24, 1851 before 1940
    Brother     Ashton, John January 20, 1857 May 4, 1943


Family of Moreshead, Joseph and Ashton, Sarah

Married Husband Moreshead, Joseph ( * October 20, 1846 + October 9, 1914 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage November 12, 1866 Prince Edward Island, Canada Bible Christian ceremony  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Moreshead, John AshtonFebruary 4, 1867
Moreshead, Elizabeth AdaJuly 29, 1875April 5, 1877
Moreshead, David McLeanJune 3, 18801904