Mary Virginia Garr (1840-1886)

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Mary Virginia Garr Ashby
Born: 27 Jun 1840 Richmond, Indiana
Died: 28 Apr 1886 St. George, Utah
Father: Fielding Garr
Mother: Paulina Turner
Siblings: Eliza Jane Garr
Nancy Garr
Abraham Garr
Richard Rue Garr
John Turner Garr
Abraham Garr
William Henry Garr
Abel Weaver Garr
Caroline Martin Garr
Sarah Ann Garr
Mary Virginia Garr
Benjamin Franklin Garr
Spouse: Nathaniel Ashby
Married: 11 Feb 1858
Children: 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

Mary Virginia Garr was born June 27, 1840 in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, daughter of Fielding Garr and Paulina Turner.

She is a sister of Eliza Jane, Nancy, Abraham, Richard Rue, John Turner, Abraham, William Henry, Abel Weaver, Caroline Martin, Sarah Ann and Benjamin Franklin Garr.

Mary married Nathaniel Ashby on February 11, 1858 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Together they raised a family of 10 children: Mary Virginia, Nathaniel, Benjamin Franklin, George William, Louise Adaline, Briant Hammond, Charlotta Maria, Robert Turner, Zina and Paulina Ashby.

Mary died April 28, 1886 at St. George, Washington, Utah.


  • 1880 Federal Census, St. George, Washington, Utah
Ashby, Nathaniel
, Mary V., wife, married, female, white, 39, IN, Keeping House, VA
  • Black, Susan W. E. Early LDS Membership Data (Infobases, 1995)
  • LDS Family Group Records Collection (Patron Section)
Submitter: Mary F. Andrus
Family of: Nathaniel Ashby & Mary Virginia Garr