|1929 Ashton School|
Shelby County Texas
Star Springs was an adjoining
community to Ashton Community. The church and school building burned in the 1890's
and the School was consolidated with Ashton in 1893 to form School District #68.
Teachers in 1910-11: Ada Windham, J.I. Wallace.
Teachers in 1911-12: Bessie Brook, Edgar Carter, James Latham.
Teachers in 1912-13: Myrtle Boozer, James Latham, 63 pupils.
May 16, 1916, Ashton #68 and Pleasant Hill (also known as Pull Tight) #18 was consolidated and named Ashton #90. Ashton #90 was consolidated with Joaquin in 1941.
Top Row: Eva Nell-Teacher, Albert Beck-Teacher, Colonel Jack Daw, J.T. Lawrence, Oren Harrison, V.J. Swan,
Bill Williams, Travis Smith.
2nd Row: Sarah Gyums, Winnie Taylor, Phronie B. Taylor, Mae Dell Oles, Annie Bass, Bud Glaze,
3rd Row: Ray Leggett, Clyde Oles, Lavetta Emmons, Sybil Emmons, Willie Ray Lawrence, Leo Harvey,
Ford Irish, Ramsey Taylor, Paul Lawrence, Charles Kerr, T.T. Harvey. Other children unknown.