Hello David, I was roaming through family names and happened to notice your inquiry.My husband's nephews are Ashmore by name and will be distant cousins of yours. The following is from"The Root, Shoots, and Blooms, A Genealogical Record of Robert and Julia Amanda (Agee) Ashmore who came to Texas in the Early 1850s."Compiled in 1970 by Eva Mae Ashmore Murray (Mrs. L.W.) great granddaughter of Robert and JUlia Amanda (Agee) Ashmore.Rt. 2 Ballinger, Texas 76821
"Robert Ashmore, son of James B. and Mary Ashmore,was borned 12 July 1820, in Tenn. and died 1 October 1862, in Texas.He married Julia Amanda Agee, daughter of William and Julia Benson (Henderson) Agee, on 3 April, 1848.Julia Amanda was born on 10 October 1825, in Alabama and died 6 March, 1908, in Rockwood, Coleman County, Texas.She is buried in the Rockwood Cemetary.They had six children:James Daniel,Mary N.,William Lynch,Jane Phydia,Rosa Ann BensonandJulia Ann."
It then goes on to list the Children and grandchildren etc. of Robert and Julia Ashmore.