Mary Virginia Ashby (1859-1899)

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Mary Virginia Ashby McDonald
Born: 3 Apr 1859 Salt Lake City, Utah
Died: 31 Jul 1899 in Brigham City, Utah
Father: Nathaniel Ashby
Mother: Mary Virginia Garr
Siblings: Mary Virginia Ashby
Nathaniel Ashby
Benjamin Franklin Ashby
George William Ashby
Louise Adaline Ashby
Briant Hammond Ashby
Charlotta Maria Ashby
Robert Turner Ashby
Zina Ashby
Paulina Ashby
Spouse: Joseph Booth MacDonald
Children: Nathaniel Ashby MacDonald
Joseph Booth MacDonald
Mary Elizabeth MacDonald
Grace MacDonald
Vera MacDonald

Mary Virginia Ashby was born April 3, 1859 in Salt Lake City, Utah, daughter of Nathaniel Ashby and Mary Virginia Garr.

She is a sister of Nathaniel, Benjamin Franklin
George William, Louise Adaline, Briant Hammond, Charlotta Maria, Robert Turner, Zina and Paulina Ashby.

She married Joseph Booth MacDonald December 12, 1879 in St. George, Utah.

Together they raised a family of five children: Nathaniel Ashby, Joseph Booth, Mary Elizabeth, Grace and Vera MacDonald.

Mary died July 31, 1899 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah. She is buried in Provo, Utah, Utah.


  • LDS Family Group Records Collection (Patron Section)
Submitter: Mary F. Andrus
Family of: Nathaniel Ashby & Mary Virginia Garr
  • Ashby, Robert L. Ashby Ancestry, page 30:
Children of Nathaniel ASHBY and his wife,
Mary Virginia (Garr) ASHBY
Mary Virginia, Born April 3, 1859, married Joseph Booth Macdonald
  • Birth: Black, Susan Easton. Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 1830-1848, vol 2, pp. 625-629.
  • 1880 Federal Census, St. George, Washington, Utah
Ashby, Nathaniel
, Mary V., daughter, married, female, white, 21, UT, At Home, MA, IN
  • Marriage variant: 2 Mar 1877 [FGRC]