Carroll County IL Biography


Henry was the son on George Ashway and Mary M. Bassler. He was a merchant and dealt in stocks in Franklin County, PA. When he came to Carroll Co. in the Fall of 1853, he engaged in the hotel business and ran a stage line from Freeport to Savanna. He was largely interested in lands in Carroll County and adjoining counties in Iowa, as well as in raising and dealing in stock. He engaged in the banking business and was connected with the First National Bank and was its vice president in 1878.

Source: V.W. Sheldon - Find-A-Grave

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