Glenn My Grandmother Ila Asbell has a vast knowledge of the Asbells in the Trenton, Archer, Chiefland area.We have a family reunion scheduled September 9th, 2000 at Hart Springs in Gilchrist County.
I am a decendant of Moses Asbell who moved to this area from Thomasville, Georgia. He married Leacy Roberts in 1877 and homesteaded on land between Chiefland and Trenton.His son James Shelton Asbell married Ila Watson who continues to live on the homestead.
Ila should be at the reunion on September 9th, although she is still recovering from a fall. We will have old photos and family history materials available.You and your family are very much welcome to attend.Please e-mail your address and I will send you our newsletter "The Asbell Family Gathering."IISDeb@cs.com