Julia Tremaine Ashmore

also known as “the Great Lakes shipping heiress”

 

Julia Tremaine Ashmore

Julia Tremaine Ashmore

Name:
Julia Annabella Tremaine Ashmore

Age (at time of story):
100 (shares a birthday with her great-grandson, Richard Ashmore)

Address:
Has lived in Chicago, IL; New York City, NY; Newport, RI; London, England; Williamsburg, VA

Date of birth:
October 2, 1872

Place of birth:
Chicago, IL

Date of death:
October 2, 1972

Place of death:
Ashmore Park, Williamsburg, VA

Parents:
Richard Philip Tremaine and Lily Bella Allen Tremaine

Siblings:
Boyd Tremaine
Emilie Tremaine Deford, Countess of Deeping

Religion:
Episcopalian

Education:
Tutored at home by her governess, Miss Barrett

Relationships:
Suitor: Bennett Bradford, Earl of Deeping
Husband: Jonathan Ashmore (Married 1895/Widowed 1956)
In love with: Garrett Dane (all her life)

Children:
Richard Francis Ashmore (1896-1975)
Philip James Ashmore (1899-1918)
Susannah Jane Ashmore (1901-1918)

Grandchildren:
Philip Jonathan Ashmore (1927-2001)
Melissa Anna Ashmore (1932-1949)

Great-grandchild:
Richard Patrick Ashmore (1964- )

Net worth:
Dowry (in 1895): $10,000,000
Inheritance from father’s estate (in 1910): $30,000,000
Equivalent on date of death (October 2, 1972): $200,000,000 (conservatively)
All money and property left in trust to her son as part of the Julia Tremaine Ashmore Trust