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Laura Belle Bragg (b. 19 Sep 1871, d. 30 Sep 1948)Laura Belle Bragg (daughter of Henry B Bragg and Charlotte Elizabeth Harshman)119 was born 19 Sep 1871 in Greene Twp, Jay, Indiana119, and died 30 Sep 1948 in Salamonia, Jay, Indiana119.She married (1) William Monroe Ashley on 14 Jan 1893 in [unknown], Jay, Indiana.She married (2) Eli Hart on 02 Oct 1942 in Saratoga, Randolph, Indiana120, son of Thomas Hart and Anna Care.
Notes for Laura Belle Bragg:
Laura Belle's first marriage was to William Monroe Ashley, born January 01, 1855.Laura Belle and William were married on January 14, 1893.They had twin girls, Nettie and Ettie, born on February 18, 1895.William Monroe Ashley died on March 27, 1939.But Laura Belle (Bragg) Ashley needed a man in her life, so she met and married widower Eli Hart when they were both 71 years old.They were married October 02, 1942 -- this was the second marriage for both of them. She and Eli had 6 happy years until Laura Belle died on September 20, 1948.Eli Hart died on July 11, 1953.
Note that William Monroe Ashley's marriage to Laura Belle Bragg was her first marriage, but his second.William Monroe Ashley's first marriage was to Sarah Ann May, born in 1857.They had two sons and a daughter (James Winfred, Oliver Henry and Charlotte) before Sarah Ann May died (cause unknown) on August 12, 1890 at the young age of 33 years.
More About Laura Belle Bragg and William Monroe Ashley:
Marriage: 14 Jan 1893, [unknown], Jay, Indiana.
More About Laura Belle Bragg and Eli Hart:
Marriage: 02 Oct 1942, Saratoga, Randolph, Indiana.120
Children of Laura Belle Bragg and William Monroe Ashley are:
- Nettie Ashley, b. 18 Feb 1895, [unknown], Jay, Indiana, d. 20 Apr 1968, [unknown], Jay, Indiana.
- Ettie Ashley, b. 18 Feb 1895, [unknown], Jay, Indiana, d. 01 May 1980, [unknown], Jay, Indiana.