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Margaretha Reinkens Askew
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1880
Death: May 4, 1964
Aberdeen
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA

Montesano Vidette
Death Takes Pioneer Monday Night

Death came on Monday evening, May 4, to Mrs. Margaret (Reinkens) Askew following an illness of five days. She had been a patient in a Montesano nursing home for the past four years.

Mrs. Askew was born in Nordstrand, Germany, on December 7, 1880, and came to the United States with her family when she was nine years old.

Their first home in the United States was in the Wynooche Valley. They later moved to Minnesota for a few years, but returned to make their permanent home on the Wynooche. In 1905, Margaret was wed to Parker Askew, and they, too, established a farm on the Wynooche where they resided until 1955 when they sold the property and retired.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Jacob Reinkens (1841 - 1933)
  Catharina Margaretha Matzen Reinkens (1850 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Parker Askew (1881 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  Mildred Catherine Askew Hampton (1909 - 1996)*
  Mary Lydia Askew LaBreck (1913 - 2003)*
  Edna Bernice Askew Lukin (1914 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louis William Reinkens (1873 - 1934)*
  Maria Josine Reinkens Larson (1874 - 1950)*
  John George Reinkens (1877 - 1928)*
  Ernest Julius Reinkens (1879 - 1962)*
  Margaretha Reinkens Askew (1880 - 1964)
  Bertha Reinkens Valentine (1880 - 1961)*
  Jacob John Reinkens (1887 - 1961)*
  Dora Christina Reinkens Carter (1892 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wynoochee Cemetery
Montesano
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lot 59 6th addition
 
Created by: Thomas Moak
Record added: Jan 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83582676
Margaretha <i>Reinkens</i> Askew
Added by: Thomas Moak
 
Margaretha <i>Reinkens</i> Askew
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