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If you follow the phonetic spelling of the name back, you'll find the name spelled Aleshite or Elshite (phonetically Ellscheid). The German "er", indicating the masculine, was sometimes added, i.e. Ailshiter or Aleshiter, which when written by English speaking clerks, became Aleshire or Ailshire!
                                               --Dottie Aleshire, 4 Nov 1991

Individual Ailshire Name List

Ailshire/Aleshire origins by Cindi Pote

Census Indexes Document Indexes

Federal Census Indexes

Wills & Administration

State Census Indexes

Marriage Records

(Walters) Cooke

Birth Records

Special Census Indexes

Military Records

Death/Cemetery Records

Tax Records
Family Records Book Excerpts
Bible Records Letters

Coat of Arms

Descendant Charts


Family Group Sheets


Pedigree Charts


Photo album


Family Stories

Message Boards


Ailshire Message Board


Aleshire Message Board