William Askey

1877–1948 (Age 71)
Barton, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of William

When William Askey was born on 6 May 1877, in Barton, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, William Askey, was 21 and his mother, Margaret Longridge, was 21. He lived in Upper Tyrone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Perry Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 October 1948, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Washington Cemetery, Perry Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Askey
1855–1931
Margaret Longridge
1855–1935
Sarah A Askey
1875–1938
Agnes Askey
Geraldine Askey
Infant Daughter
Jeannette Askey
Jennie Askey
Maggie Askey
William Askey
1877–1948
Mary A Askey
1878–1962
John Longridge Askey
1885–1954
Lizzie Askey
1887–
George W Askey
1889–1960
Helen M. Askey
1894–1995
Robert L Askey
1915–1984

Parents & Siblings

  • William Askey

    Male1855–1931Male

  • Margaret Longridge

    Female1855–1935Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 in household of William Askey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Askey in household of Arthur Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Askey in household of William Askey, "United States Census, 1900"

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