William Erskine Askey

1774–1847 (Age 73)
Bald Eagle Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Erskine

When William Erskine Askey was born on 5 February 1774, in Bald Eagle Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Captain Thomas Erskine Askey, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsy Baker, was 28. He married Mary Baker about 1790, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 July 1847, in Wills Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Erskine Askey
1774–1847
Mary Baker
1770–1840
Marriage: about 1790
Thomas Erskine
1797–1856
Mary Erskine
1804–1847
Margaret Erskine
1798–1876
Rebecca Erskine
1799–1875
Robert Erskine
1803–1852
David Erskine Sr
1810–1863
Samuel Erskine
1812–1881
William Erskine
1814–1865

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1790
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

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