William Askey

1795–1853 (Age 58)
Burslem, Staffordshire, England

The Life of William

When William Askey was born in 1795, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, his father, James Askey, was 22 and his mother, Ann Blurton, was 15. He married Rosanna Badger on 25 December 1821, in Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Eccleshall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 15 June 1853, in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

William Askey
1795–1853
Rosanna Badger
1799–
Marriage: 25 December 1821
John Askey
1822–1861
Thomas Askie
1823–
Rachael Askie
1825–1826
Elizabeth Askie
1827–1863
Mary Askie
1829–1862
George Askie
1831–
Catherine Askie
1834–1835

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1821
Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 6

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 13

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 20

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Life Sketch of William John Askie, written by his son-in-law, William John Silver

Father to my first wife Mary Askie. Born April 1799, supposedly in Stourbridge, Staffordshire, England. Died June 15, 1853 in Southward, London. He was an Iron Moulder by trade, but was mu …

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Sources (3)

  • John Askie, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Askey in household of Peter Goodall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • W Askey in entry for Eliza Martin and John Askey, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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