John Timothy Askew

15 January 1892–14 November 1964 (Age 72)
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Timothy

When John Timothy Askew was born on 15 January 1892, in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Edward Askew, was 26 and his mother, Susie Elizabeth Riddick, was 25. He married Lula Bowen on 20 January 1913, in Plymouth, Washington, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Plymouth Township, Washington, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Plymouth, Washington, North Carolina, United States in 1964. He died on 14 November 1964, in Washington, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Plymouth, Washington, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Timothy Askew
1892–1964
Lula Bowen
1892–1922
Marriage: 20 January 1913
John Timothy Askew Jr.
1914–1914
Timothy Marvin Askew
1915–2001
Lonnie Ralph Askew
1918–2006
Bernard Latham Askew
1920–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1913
Plymouth, Washington, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1865–1943Male

    Susie Elizabeth Riddick

    Female1866–1928Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1884–1950Female

    James Franklin Askew

    Male1886–1978Male

    Female1888–1975Female

    William Sylvester Askew

    Male1890–1916Male

    Male1892–1964Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Aiskew, from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John T Askew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John T Askew, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Askew in household of James E Askew, "United States Census, 1910"

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