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
Frances W Kochenderfer
Marriage: 2 August 1865
Anna B. Askins
Charles A. Askins
George Meade Askins

Spouse and Children

2 August 1865


    Anna B. Askins



    George Meade Askins


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Askins


    Susanna Fitzcharles





    Lemuel Askins


    Amanda M. Askins


    Ambrose S. Askins


    Winfield Askins


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.

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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