John J Askew

1864–1926 (Age 61)
Greene, Georgia, United States

The Life of John J

When John J Askew was born on 3 July 1864, in Greene, Georgia, United States, his father, Ezekiel P. Griffin Askew, was 25 and his mother, Cornelia Frances Mullins, was 20. He married Annie Lou Dennis on 11 August 1888, in Greene, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in District 160, Greene, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 163, Greene, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 4 March 1926, in Greene, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Walker, Dougherty, Georgia, United States.

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John J Askew
Annie Lou Dennis
Marriage: 11 August 1888
Edgar George Askew
Daise Lee Askew
Annie May Askew

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    Annie Lou Dennis


11 August 1888
Greene, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 J Askew in household of Clarance Askew, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Askew in household of Ezekiel Askew, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Askew in household of Griffin Askew, "United States Census, 1900"

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