Thomas Henry Ashenden1

#7104, (22 June 1883-10 July 1944)
Father*Samuel Ashenden2 b. Dec 1847, d. Dec 1910
Mother*Martha Ann Hodge2 b. Jun 1845, d. 5 Jun 1911
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham, Kent.
Birth*22 JUN 1883 Thomas Henry Ashenden was born on 22 JUN 1883 at Gravesend, Kent, EnglandG.1 
Name Variation He was also known as Harry.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 He lived with Samuel Ashenden and Martha Ann Hodge at 13 Trafalgar Road, Gravesend, Kent, EnglandG, together with Mary Jane Ashenden, Edith Lilian Ashenden and Amy Elizabeth Ashenden.4 
Residence1900 Thomas Henry Ashenden lived at Batavia, Java, IndonesiaG.5 
Immigration*1 NOV 1901 He immigrated on 1 NOV 1901 to Norfolk, Virginia, USAG.5 
Milit-Beg*11 DEC 1901 He began military service on 11 DEC 1901 at Norfolk, VirginiaG.6 
Residence28 MAY 1905 He lived at San Juan, Puerto Rico, USAG.7 
Employment*30 APR 1910 He was employed as Machinist, machine shop.8 
(Witness) Residence30 APR 1910 He lived with Margaret E Usher at 40 Chippewa Court, Essex, Essex, Massachusetts, USAG.9 
Marriage*25 JUN 1911 Thomas Henry Ashenden married Margaret E Usher on 25 JUN 1911 at Swampscott, Essex, Massachusetts, USAG.10 
Naturalization*17 AUG 1918 Thomas Henry Ashenden was naturalized on 17 AUG 1918 at Massachusetts, USAG.5 
Residence14 SEP 1918 He and Margaret E Usher lived at 12 Rill Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USAG.5 
Employment3 APR 1940 Thomas Henry Ashenden was employed as Machinist, steel mill.11 
Residence1942 He lived at 66 Harbor View Street, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USAG.12 
Death*10 JUL 1944 He died on 10 JUL 1944 at Dorchester, Suffolk, MassachusettsG, aged 61.13 
Burial*15 JUL 1944 He was buried on 15 JUL 1944 at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USAG.14 
Last Edited19 Aug 2017


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Thomas Henry RS Ashenden, Gravesend, Kent, Jul-Sep 1883, vol 2a 475.
  2. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & place, as Harry, with parents & siblings.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  5. [S59] USPRI, Naturalisation record, State of Massachusetts, no 85870. birth date & place, arrival & previous abode.
  6. [S59] USPRI, Patients at Naval Hospitals,.
  7. [S59] USPRI, Patients at Naval Hospitals, San Juan, PR, 28 May 1905 to 4 Jul 1905.
  8. [S47] US census, 1910.
  9. [S47] US census, 1910, houshold of Michael J Usher & family.
  10. [S59] USPRI, Massachusetts Marriage records; Thomas H Ashenden, 28, father Samuel, mother Martha Hodge, & Margaret E Usher, 28, father Michael J, mother Mary J Coen. Swampscott. 36, p 2730, 1911.
  11. [S98] US Census 1940.
  12. [S59] USPRI, WW2 Draft Registration cards, U238.
  13. [S52] US SS Index, birth & death date, SSN 012055769.
  14. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees,, #42622306.