Jehudi Ashmun (1794-1828) was born in Champlain, NY. He was the son of Samuel Ashmun Esq., and Partenia (Raymond) Ashmun. Jehudi was married but no children.He was the first Colonel Agent in Liberia sent there by the American Colonization Society in 1822. Jehudi is related to the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Ashmuns.