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Marriage: Children:
  1. Joseph Ashbaugh: Birth: 5 JAN 1797 in Huntingdon Co., PA. Death: 17 APR 1845 in Fairfield Co., OH

  2. David Ashbaugh: Birth: 1 JAN 1800 in Rush Creek Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. Death: 23 JUL 1880 in Marion Twp., Hocking Co., OH

  3. Andrew Ashbaugh: Birth: 14 OCT 1805 in Rush Creek Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. Death: 27 JUN 1888 in Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS

  4. Elizabeth Ashbaugh: Birth: 4 MAY 1810 in Rush Creek Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. Death: 1878 in Ohio

  5. Margaret B. Ashbaugh: Birth: 1812 in Ohio. Death: 1882 in Bremen, Fairfield Co., OH

  6. John Seymour Ashbaugh: Birth: 23 MAY 1817 in Bremen, Rush Creek Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. Death: 21 FEB 1875


Notes
a. Note:   He went out to Ohio in 1799, helping his brother and his brother-in-law clear a small plot of land to which the two families removed during that winter. Their planting was one of the first in the virgin area. The settlement was on Rush Creek, in what became Rushcreek Township, Fairfield Co., Ohio. He and his children figured prominently in the development of that Co., and many of his descendants have been connected with that area to this day. In 1825, John and Catherine were part of the first class (11 members) making up the Jerusalem (German Reformed) Church, at Bremen. HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CHAPTER XXXIX. RUSH CREEK TOWNSHIP.
  It seems that John Ashbaugh was the first settler. He came from Redstone, Pennsylvania, down the Ohio River to the mouth of the Hock-hocking on a flat-boat, and came up the latter in a canoe to Rush Creek, and settled---having brought his family with him---on Raccoon Creek, about 1798 or 1799. To him was born the first child in what is now Rush Creek township---his son David, born January 1st, 1800.


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