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Oscar Adrian Askew

Male 1850 - 1913  (63 years)


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  • Name Oscar Adrian Askew 
    Born 1 Mar 1850  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Mayfield, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Post office.  
    Residence 1870  Devereux, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Post office. Dist. 104. 
    Residence 1880  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1900  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Militia District 113. 
    Died 5 Mar 1913 
    Buried Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22256  Dickinson
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 

    Father William Askew,   b. 27 Feb 1807, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1872, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ann G Reid,   b. 1810, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 2 Nov 1835  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F0880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth McKinley,   b. 9 Aug 1849, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1921  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1869  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Seven (7) children were born of this union, of which five (5) were living in 1900.
    Children 
    +1. Julia Lee Askew,   b. 28 Feb 1870, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1969, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)  [Birth]
     2. Lula Jane Askew,   b. 25 Jul 1872, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1946, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    +3. William A Askew,   b. 25 Dec 1873, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1966, Covington, Newton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Doc Pierce Askew,   b. 21 Aug 1882, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1961, Greensboro, Greene, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    +5. George Brown Askew,   b. 15 Mar 1887, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1955, Hall County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F6909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1850 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Post office. - 1860 - Mayfield, Hancock, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1869 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Post office. Dist. 104. - 1870 - Devereux, Hancock, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Militia District 113. - 1900 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Hancock, Georgia; Roll: M653_126; Page: 249; Family History Library Film: 803126.
      Name: Oliver Askew
      Age: 11
      Birth Year: abt 1849
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Georgia (country)
      Home in 1860: Hancock, Georgia
      Post Office: Mayfield
      Dwelling Number: 256
      Family Number: 285

      Household Members:

      Wm Askew 53
      Ann Askew 50
      Julia Askew 17
      Wm Askew 16
      John Askew 15
      Charles Askew 14
      Marion Askew 13
      Frank Askew 12
      Oliver Askew 11
      Samuel Askew 9
      M A Reed 34

    2. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: District 104, Hancock, Georgia; Roll: M593_155; Page: 420B; Family History Library Film: 545654.
      Name: Oscar A Askew
      Age in 1870: 20
      Birth Year: abt 1850
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Dwelling Number: 1338
      Home in 1870: District 104, Hancock, Georgia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: Farm Laborer
      Personal Estate Value: 130
      Inferred Spouse: Mary E Askew
      Inferred Children: Julia L Askew

      Household Members:

      Oscar A Askew 20
      Mary E Askew 19
      Julia L Askew 3/12

    3. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: District 107, Hancock, Georgia; Roll: 150; Page: 224B; Enumeration District: 046.
      Name: Oscar Askew
      Age: 30
      Birth Date: Abt 1850
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: District 107, Hancock, Georgia, USA
      Dwelling Number: 14
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Askew
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Farmer
      Cannot Read: Yes
      Cannot Write: Yes

      Oscar Askew 30
      Elizabeth Askew 24
      Julia Askew 10
      Lula Askew 6
      William Askew 5
      Alpheas Mckinley 23


    4. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Militia District 113, Hancock, Georgia; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0018.
      Name: Oscar A Askew
      [Oscar W Askew]
      Age: 50
      Birth Date: Mar 1850
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1900: Militia District 113, Hancock, Georgia
      House Number: 3
      Sheet Number: 9
      Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 171
      Family Number: 173
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Lizzie Askew
      Marriage Year: 1868
      Years Married: 32
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Farmer
      Months not employed: 0
      Can Read: Yes
      Can Write: Yes
      Can Speak English: Yes
      House Owned or Rented: R
      Farm or House: F

      Household Members:

      Oscar A Askew 50
      Lizzie Askew 48
      Lula J Askew 24
      Pierce Askew 17
      George Askew 15


    5. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    6. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).