Ashbaugh family papers  1873-1920 (bulk 1901-1911)
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Enos Ashbaugh of Brown County, South Dakota, and his wife Mary had several children, including Ella, James, Walter, John, Susan, and William. By 1910, Walter and his wife Corena moved to Jackson, Iowa, close to his sister Ella and her husband, Marion Martin. The several members of the Ashbaugh family worked on farms throughout Iowa, though concentrated primarily around Sac City, and maintained a vibrant written connection to each other and to their parents.