Museum the New Llano Colony



Paul Ashlock

Birth: He was born in 1913 at Illinois.  

Family Information: Son of Mary and Whelo Ashlock.

Brother of Priscilla, Caleb, Ruth, Mark, Naomi and Coleman.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1920 he was living in Illinois with his parents and siblings.  

Home in Colony: In 1930 he was living in the colony with his parents and six siblings. 

Job in Colony: In June 1929 he, Elmer Jensen, John Armacost, and Carl Besse were pulling beets and carting them to the hotel and cannery. 

Other Info: In June 1929 the parish superintendent presented diplomas to the graduates of grade school including: Allie Belle Hewitt, Lois Brattland, June Enfield, Ruth Kingsbury, Paul Ashlock, Caleb Ashlock, John Armacost, Jesse Armacost, Roslyn Armacost, Elmer Jensen, Roy Swenson, Royal Thompson, Fred Busick, Robert Roe, Cletus Killian and Pauline Eggleston.  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 he was living in Houston, Texas with his wife Lucille and working as a laborer building roads.  

Death: He died in 1982 at Houston, Texas and was buried at San Jacinto Memorial Park.  

Sources: US Census: 1920, 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": June 8, 1929; FindAGrave.com  

 

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