George Washington Askins

14 April 1829–31 May 1892 (Age 63)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Askins was born on 14 April 1829, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Askins, was 22 and his mother, Susanna Fitzcharles, was 17. He married Frances W Kochenderfer on 2 August 1865. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oliver Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 31 May 1892, at the age of 63, and was buried in Shermans Dale, Carroll Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Askins
1829–1892
Frances W Kochenderfer
1832–1914
Marriage: 2 August 1865
Anna B. Askins
1866–
Charles A. Askins
1870–
George Meade Askins
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1865
children

(3)

    Anna B. Askins

    Female1866–Female

    Male1870–Male

    George Meade Askins

    Male1874–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Askins

    Male1807–Male

    Susanna Fitzcharles

    Female1812–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1829–1892Male

    Lemuel Askins

    Male1841–Male

    Amanda M. Askins

    Female1843–Female

    Ambrose S. Askins

    Male1846–Male

    Winfield Askins

    Male1849–Male

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Haskins .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George W Askin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Askins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Askins, "United States Census, 1880"

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