Wilford Adam Askey

1925–1995 (Age 70)
Perryopolis, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Wilford Adam

When Wilford Adam Askey was born on 7 April 1925, in Perryopolis, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George W Askey, was 35 and his mother, Edna Carrie Ritenour, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Callista JEAN Conner. He died on 26 May 1995, in Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Adam Askey
1925–1995
Callista JEAN Conner
1927–
Barbara Askey
1951–2017

Spouse & Children

  • Male1925–1995Male

  • Callista JEAN Conner

    Female1927–Female

children

(1)

  • Barbara Askey

    Female1951–2017Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 4

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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