- Birth Date
- 28 August 1808
- Death Date
- 15 May 1851
The Ashby family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Brigham Young Company in 1848. The Ashby family included Susan Hammond Ashby Noble and her children Benjamin, Elizabeth Rebecca Ashby Snow (wife of Erastus Snow), Harriett Maria, Nathaniel, Richard Hammond, William Hardin, Mary Jane, Emma Smith, and John Jefford.
- Age at Departure: 39
- Head of Household
- 1850 Utah Census.
- Ashby, Benjamin [biographical sketch], Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook 1906-1914, fd. 5.
- Badger, Louisa Ashby Noble, A sketch of the life of Susan Hammond Ashby Noble, 1932, 8-9.
- Benjamin Ashby autobiography, circa 1897-1904, 25-30.
- "First 100, report, 1848 June" in Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Brigham Young's 1848 emigration division.