Historical encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Cole county. Chapter VI reports Gideon's role in the underground railroad.
Numerous US General Land Office Records Gideon M. Ashmore Numerous Wisconsin Land Records
Son George W Ashmore has civil war record. Company K 1st Inf Reg WI 4-14-1861 - 8-21-1861
1850 United States Federal Census about Gideon Ashmore Estimated birth year: abt 1811 Birth Place: Tennessee Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Arena, Iowa, Wisconsin Family Number: 55 Name Age Gideon Ashmore 39 Polly Ashmore 34 Mary L Ashmore 15 George W Ashmore 14 Elizabeth Ashmore 12 Emily J Ashmore 1 Margaries Sas Fayette Ashmore 4 Gideon Ashmore 1
1870 United States Federal Census about G M Ashmore Birth Year: abt 1810 Age in 1870: 60 Birthplace: Tennessee Home in 1870: Arena, Iowa, Wisconsin
1880 United States Federal Census about Gideon W. Ashmore Name: Gideon W. Ashmore Home in 1880: Arena, Iowa, Wisconsin Age: 69 Estimated birth year: abt 1811 Birthplace: Tennessee