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Joseph Askew
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1814
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1893
Georgetown
Williamson County
Texas, USA

Joseph was b Nov 14, 1814 NC and died Nov 21, 1893 Georgetown, Williamson Co, TX. He married Susannah A Brooks on Oct 28, 1841 in Maury Co, TN lic #851086.

On 1 Dec 2010 Joyce Escue Culver provided the following information:

Joseph & Susannah A (Brooks) Askew had 6 known children:
1. Mary E R b abt 1843 d Jun 13, 1915 Williamson co, TX married G Purcell Jun 26, 1879 in Williamson Co, TX- no issue.
2. William James H b Sep 15, 1847 d aug 4, 1924
3. Martha Susan Ann "Marty" b Nov 23, 1848 d Oct 26, 1922 married Claiborne C Hodges b Mar 19, 1844, married Nov 15, 1866 Williamson Co, TX
4. Sarah Tennessee b Feb 1850 d abt 1933
5. Agnes S J b Jun 29, 1852
6. Frances I B b abt 1854

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY SUN
Vol. XV
23 November 1893

Joseph Askew

An Old Settler Dead

One of the oldest residents of Williamson county, Mr. Joseph Askew, died at his home a few miles south of Georgetown, last Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock. He was taken sick Saturday with a raging fever and bowel complaint, and being old and in feeble health, soon succumbed to the ravages of the disease. His remains were laid to rest yesterday afternoon, in the Presbyterian cemetery at this place. Mr. Askew was born in 1814, and came to Texas from Tennessee in 1850. He settled in Williamson County, and has lived there ever since, excepting two years. Being a pioneer settler, he was of that sturdy character necessary to meet the hardships and privations of such a life. He was a farmer, and one of our best and most worthy citizens. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn their loss.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susannah A. Brooks Askew (1815 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Mary Askew Purcell (1843 - 1915)*
  William James Askew (1847 - 1924)*
  Martha Ann Askew Hodges (1848 - 1922)*
  Sarah Tennessee Askew (1850 - 1933)*
  Agnes S. Brinklum (1852 - 1933)*
  Frances Josephine Askew (1855 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Presbyterian Cemetery
Georgetown
Williamson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Kevin McCulloch
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Dec 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8211761
Joseph Askew
Added by: Kevin McCulloch
 
Joseph Askew
Added by: John Christeson
 
Joseph Askew
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Joseph Askew was my 4th great-grandfather.
- Kevin McCulloch
 Added: May. 14, 2012
 
 
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