|Jesse Anderson Ashburn -
great, grandfather of Mary Lynn Morrill.
Jesse, a N. C. State Senator, employee of
Wachovia Bank in the publicity dept. and a primitive Baptist elder (wrote
the book HISTORY OF THE FISHER'S RIVER PRIMITIVE BAPTIST ASSOC.) was born
12-21-1861 and died 10-9-1916 - stroke (he had chronic Brights
Disease). 888 N. Liberty St., Winston-Salem, was his home at the
time of his death. He asked that there be no flowers at his burial.
He and his wife, Martha Adeline Needham (b.6-19-1863; d. 12-13-1928), had
five children - one of whom was Isaac William Ashburn, Mary Lynn's
grandfather, (b.9-18-1893, Surry County, N.C. - d.3-11-1957). Jesse's
father was Isaac Whitaker Ashburn. (b.4-14-1938, d. 5-29-1863).
His mother was Faithy S. Taylor (b.7-25-1840; d.3-2-1910). His parents