|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 11th district
March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
|Preceded by||Charles A. Foote|
|Succeeded by||Selah R. Hobbie|
|Born||February 19, 1778|
Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
|Died||January 14, 1829 (aged 50)|
Catskill, Greene County, New York
|Spouse(s)||Susan Haight Van Voorhis Ashley|
|Children||Henry Ashley |
Charles Ashley (April 26, 1826, d. November 27, 1826)Charles Ashley
Ashley was born the son of David Ashley in Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. He attended the common schools on December 14, 1817 at Catskill, Greene County, New York. Henry's estate was proved on January 29, 1829 at Catskill, Greene County, New York. They had five children, Henry, George, Clarence, Charles (b. April 26, 1826, d. November 27, 1826), and Charles (b. December 19, 1827).
Serving as Town Clerk of Winchester in 1811, Ashley was also a Justice of the Peace in 1817. Afterwards he moved to Catskill and married Susan Haight Van Voorhis there on December 14, 1817. They had five children. He was Chairman of the Catskill Tanners' Association in 1825.
Elected as a Jacksonian to the 19th United States Congress, Ashley was Representative for the eleventh district of New York from March 4, 1825, to March 3, 1827. Afterwards he resumed his tanning business, and was President of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Catskill from 1828 until his death.
- United States Congress. "Henry Ashley (id: A000313)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Ashley genealogy at Conover genealogy
- Henry Ashley at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Charles A. Foote
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 11th congressional district
Selah R. Hobbie