William Askey

1805–1876 (Age 71)
Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Askey was born in 1805. He married Mary Meeks on 9 May 1840, in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1876, in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Askey
1805–1876
Mary Meeks
1807–1858
Marriage: 9 May 1840
Susannah Askey
1841–1864
Albert Askey
1845–1845
Sarah Sophia Askey
1848–1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1840
Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 3

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 10

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 25

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

Sources (3)

  • William Askey, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Askey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Askey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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