William Askey

1863–1936 (Age 73)
Howard, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Askey was born on 25 March 1863, in Howard, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nelson Askey, was 41 and his mother, Eliza Ellen Heverly, was 23. He married Fannie Letitia Shaw about 1882. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Jersey Shore, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Hartley Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 6 May 1936, in Montgomery, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Askey
Fannie Letitia Shaw
Marriage: about 1882
Emma Ellen Askey
John Nelson Askey
Edna R Askey

Spouse & Children

  • Male1863–1936Male

  • Fannie Letitia Shaw


about 1882


  • Emma Ellen Askey


  • John Nelson Askey


  • Edna R Askey


Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 14

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (2)

  • William Askey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Askey, "United States Census, 1900"

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