Rebecca Askey

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  • Name Rebecca Askey 
    Born 1764  Path Valley, Franklin, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number *** 
    Person ID I20551  mm
    Last Modified 31 May 2007 

    Father Thomas Askey,   b. 1727, County Antrim, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1807, Howard, Centre, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Baker,   b. 18 Apr 1745, Path Valley, Fannett Township, Franklin, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1830, Howard, Centre, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1764  Path Valley, Fannett Township, Franklin, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Abt 1789  [1
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F7437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • JOSEPH LUCAS - MARY McKIBBEN - REBECCA ASKEY

      REBECCA ASKEY, daughter of THOMAS and ELIZABETH 'BETSY' (BAKER) ASKEY,was born about 1765 in Path Valley, Cumberland County, PA. She went withher parents to the homestead on Bald Eagle Creek in Centre County, PA,that had been granted to her father for his service in the French andIndian War. She would have been one of the children who walked withtheir mother back to the safety of Path Valley during the 'Great Runaway'of 1778, during the Revolutionary War while her father served in the armyagainst the British. She was married about 1789/90 to JOSEPH LUCAS, sonof BENEDICT and MARY (_____) LUCAS. She was his second wife. Joseph wasborn about 1765 in Ireland. He had been married previously to MaryMcKibben, who was born about 1774 and died about 1789, leaving Josephwith two children. They were natives of Merlin, PA, where he improved140 acres of land in Bald Eagle Township, Lycoming County, 2nd District,7th Division, in October, 1798. The dwelling was a log house 18 ft x 18ft and a barn of log construction, 16 ft x 20 ft. When township andcounty lines changed, this property became a part of Centre County whenit was formed in 1800. Joseph was elected Commissioner of Centre Countyin 1811. He died about 1820. [1]

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