November 10, 1920
National Archives - Pension Records
This document is a certified death certificate for James Ash. Please remember that it's information is only as good as James Ash (his eldest son or a
grandson) who gave the information. For most of the information such as address, sex, color, marriage and date of death and cause of death this
information is primary. However this death certificate lists space for the names of the father and mother James Ash listed the father as James Ash and his
mother as unknown an interesting reversal of a slave era family. This document was used to finalize the original pension claim of James Ash and open the
door for his wife's Luvinia Lee Ash, widows claim. James Ash was a veteran of the 33rd USCT Company G.
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