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Benjamin Franklin Askew

Male 1822 -


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Askew 
    Born 1822  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    B F Askew 38
    Emily J Askew 17
    Eliza F McKnight 39
     
    Military 21 Jul 1861  Camp Jackson, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private, Co. D, 4th Regiment, Georgia Infantry 
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy
    Military 17 Sep 1861 
    Discharged. He was admitted to the regimental hospital, 1 Sep 1861, with rheumatism. 
    Residence 1870  Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    B F Askew 48
    Emily Askew 26
    Susan Askew 8
    Elisabeth Askew 4
    Toby Askew 5/12
    Francis Mcknight 50 
    Residence 1880  West Vernon, Troup, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Benjamin Askew 58
    Emily J. Askew 28
    Elizabeth Askew 14
    William Askew 10
    Fannie Askew 6
    Virginia Askew 3
    Martha Askew 1m
    Eliza McKnight 60
     
    Person ID I0731  Dickinson
    Last Modified 5 May 2013 

    Father James M Askew,   b. 1765, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1827, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Connell,   b. 1782, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F0231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily J McKnight,   b. Abt 1843, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Askew,   b. May 1866, Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. William Askew,   b. Abt 1870, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Frances Askew,   b. 17 Sep 1872, Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1914, Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
     4. Virginia Askew,   b. 14 Feb 1877, Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1956  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Ella Askew,   b. Dec 1880, Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1958, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F2784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - B F Askew 38 Emily J Askew 17 Eliza F McKnight 39 - 1860 - Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - B F Askew 48 Emily Askew 26 Susan Askew 8 Elisabeth Askew 4 Toby Askew 5/12 Francis Mcknight 50 - 1870 - Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Benjamin Askew 58 Emily J. Askew 28 Elizabeth Askew 14 William Askew 10 Fannie Askew 6 Virginia Askew 3 Martha Askew 1m Eliza McKnight 60 - 1880 - West Vernon, Troup, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Askew, Benjamin
    Askew, Benjamin
    Ben Askew CSA Service Record. NARA M266. Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers from Georgia units. Roll 0180.
    Askew, Benjamin
    Askew, Benjamin
    Ben Askew CSA Service Record. NARA M266. Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers from Georgia units. Roll 0180.

  • Sources 
    1. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Northern Division, Chambers, Alabama; Roll: M653_4; Page: 879; Image: 601; Family History Library Film: 803004.

    2. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Fredonia, Chambers, Alabama; Roll: M593_6; Page: 85B; Image: 173; Family History Library Film: 545505.

    3. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: West Vernon, Troup, Georgia; Roll: 167; Family History Film: 1254167; Page: 531D; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 0567.