Grandfather, Grandmother and Father of Arnold Ashley
Chester b. Oct 23, 1880. Fannie b. Sept 1, 1883. Fannie is the Sister
of Walter V. Trusty. Jason b. June 23, 1903. Jason is the
Father of Arnold Ashley. Elsie b. July 20, 1908. Leonard b. Feb 15,
1913. Ina b. July 15, 1916. Fannie married Chester Ashley.
The Ashley Family lived on a small farm next to the farm of Walter V.
Trusty in Casey County Ky. Jason Ashley lived on the farm of Walter
Trusty and Arnold Ashley was born in the house in 1934. Marguerite
Jean (Trusty) Molloy sold the farm to Jason Ashley when
Walter died 1945. (Photo provided by Arnold Ashley)
Photo date: 1912
Back row from left: Walter Trusty, Hart Ashley, Baby Lutner Ashley
(in Harts arms), Virgil Godbey, Lantz DeBord, Chester Ashley,
Garfield Whiles, Alonzo Whiles
Third row from left: Caroline Belle (Riggins) Trusty (wife of Adam
Trusty), Angie Ashley (holding Baby Hoy Ashley), Luet Godbey, Mae
DeBord (holding Baby Hoy DeBord), Fannie Ashley, Samantha Whiles, Eva Whiles
Second row from left: (little girls kneeling) Edith Ashley, Murl
DeBord, Mamie Godbey
Front row from left: (not sure of these children sitting) Laura
DeBord, ____ Ashley, Evelyn DeBord, Marie Godbey, ____ Godbey, Jason
Ashley, Maynard Whiles, Les DeBord, Vader DeBord
The girl sitting second from left is probably Elsie Ashley, second
child of Chester and Fannie. She was born in 1908. Jason Ashley was
born in 1903.
The father of Hartwell Ashley, William Brownlow Ashley, and the
father of Chester Ashley, Robert Thomas "Tom" Ashley, are
brothers. Their father's name is Robert Smith Ashley.