Leslie John Askey

7 March 1888–29 August 1929 (Age 41)
Ridott, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leslie John

When Leslie John Askey was born on 7 March 1888, in Ridott, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Francis Marian Askey, was 38 and his mother, Charlotte Knight, was 33. He married Edith Cordelia Herman in 1910, in Stephenson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Lancaster Township, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 29 August 1929, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

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Leslie John Askey
Edith Cordelia Herman
Marriage: 1910
Ruby Wenonah Askey
Opal Virginia Askey
Garnet June Askey

Spouse and Children

Stephenson, Illinois, United States


    Ruby Wenonah Askey


    Opal Virginia Askey


    Garnet June Askey


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Northern English:1. from an early Middle English personal name of Scandinavian origin, related to Old Danish Aski, a derivative of askr ‘ash tree’. 2. variant of Askew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leslie J Askey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Askey in household of Frank Askey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lesley Askey, "United States Census, 1910"

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