Ernest Garfield Askey

Brief Life History of Ernest Garfield

When Ernest Garfield Askey was born on 26 September 1882, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, his father, Albert Askey, was 23 and his mother, Susan Selbert Askey, was 18. He had at least 1 son with Lucille Marie Hopp. He lived in Ridott, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1933. He died on 29 September 1947, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ridott, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

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Ernest Garfield Askey
Lucille Marie Hopp
Billy Albert Askey

Sources (13)

  • Garfield Askey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Garfield Askey, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Ernest Garfield Askey, "Find A Grave Index"

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1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal name Aski (Old Danish Aski, a derivative of askr ‘ash tree’).

variant of Askew .

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

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