The city was named in honour of Samuel Ashe (1725-1813), chief-justice of North Carolina from 1777 to 1796, and John Ashe (1720-1781), a North Carolina soldier who distinguished himself in the War of Independence, was settled about 1790, and was incorporated in 1835.
A'Court Ashe, History of North Carolina (2 vols., Greensboro, 1908) are general surveys.
A-She-ho, on the Ashe, with a population of 60,000; Petuna (Chinese, Singchung), on the Sungari, population 30,000; San-sing, near the junction of the Sungari and Mutan-kiang; La-lin, 120 m.
P. Ashe and Mackay only redeemed their lives by presents.
P. Ashe, Two Kings of Uganda (1889) and Chronicles of Uganda (1894), Sir H.
From the same source sprang the report of Swift's marriage to Stella by Bishop Ashe in the deanery garden at Clogher in the summer of 1716.