Jennie May Askin

9 November 1909–29 October 1980 (Age 70)
Sioux Falls, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Jennie May

When Jennie May Askin was born on 9 November 1909, in Sioux Falls, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States, her father, George Grant Askin, was 43 and her mother, Cora Madeline Foster, was 33. She married Wesley James Striker on 10 November 1924, in Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ismay, Custer, Montana, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 26 Butte City, Silver Bow, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1980, in Corona, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Corona, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley James Striker
Jennie May Askin
Marriage: 10 November 1924
Robert Wesley Striker
Cora Belle Striker

Spouse and Children

10 November 1924
Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1919: McCone, Montana, United States

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name, Askin or Asketin, a pet form of Asketill, Askell, which is of Old Norse origin and related to Haskin and Haskell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie M Askin in household of Cora M Askin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie M Askin in household of Georgie G Askin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie M Sheffield in household of Chanunce L Sheffield, "United States Census, 1940"

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