William Askey

Male 1837 - 1908  (70 years)


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  • Name William Askey 
    Born 01 May 1837  Centre Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 05 Apr 1908  Stephenson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 06 Apr 1908  Dakota, Stephenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Dakota Pioneer Dead.
      William Askey, a former station agent, died at his home in Dakota Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Presbyterian church at Dakota. The Rev. Mr. Holloway will officiate.
      Mr. Askey was born May 1, 1837, in Center county, Pa. He leaves a wife and two daughters. Mrs. W. W. Deemer and Miss Bertha Askey, of Dakota. Also three grand-children and two brothers, the latter being Samuel Askey of Red Oak, and Jas. Askey, of Rock Grove.
      (The Daily Journal - Monday, 06 April 1908, Freeport, Illinois)
    Reference Number *** 
    Buried 07 Apr 1908  Dakota Cemetery, Dakota, Stephenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I20533  mm
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 

    Father Thomas Askey,   b. 10 Nov 1803, Howard, Centre, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1875, Rock Grove, Stephenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Isabella Neil,   b. 25 May 1808, Walker Township, Centre, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1876, Rock Grove, Stephenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1834  Bellefonte, Centre, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jane Brenizer,   b. 09 May 1836, Wooster, Wayne, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 09 Feb 1928, Dakota Cemetery, Dakota, Stephenson, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 05 Oct 1861  Stephenson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F7422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 May 1837 - Centre Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 Oct 1861 - Stephenson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Apr 1908 - Stephenson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 06 Apr 1908 - Dakota, Stephenson, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 07 Apr 1908 - Dakota Cemetery, Dakota, Stephenson, IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • WILLIAM ASKEY, druggist, Dakota; born in Center Co., Penn., May 1, 1837 ; came to Stephenson Co., Ill., in 1849; he has an extensive and somewhat varied experience in professional and business pursuits; for the years 1865—67 and 1872—73, he was connected as teacher with Cole's Commercial College, in Peoria; in the interval between the dates above given, he was agent and operator on the Chicago .& Alton Eailroad ; in the spring of 1873, he engaged in his present business in Dakota ; haa been located here since, and is thoroughly identified with the town, his business, property and home all being here. He was married in 1861, to Miss Elizabeth Brenizer, a native of Wooster, Ohio ; their children are Ella, Jennie, Mary and Bertha.
      (The History of Stephenson County, Illinois - M H. Tilden - 1880) [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S587] Askey Family File, Compiler: Wheeler, Seth, (2002).

    2. [S876] Askey Obit, (Apr. 6, 1908).