John Baptista Ashe married Elizabeth Swann and they had 3 illustrous children; General John Ashe who fought in the Revolutionary War, Mary who married George Moore, SR, and Samuel Ashe born in 1725, was Statesman, Congressman, and finally elected Governor of the new state of North Carolina in 1795. The Ashe brothers gave their all to the Colonies in the struggle for Independence. The sons of Samuel Ashe served with honor in the Contenital Army: Joh Baptista and Samuel Jr. The Ashe brothers were graduates of Harvard University.
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