Texas Family Group Sheet for the John W Askew Family #1


Husband: John W. ASKEW
Birthdate: Oct 1818 - TN
Death date: June 4, 1904 - Malta (Bowie Co., TX)
father: not known
mother: not known
other marriages: M.J. (maiden name unknown)

Marriage date: Abt. 1844
Marriage place: Bowie County, TX

Wife: Mary LOONEY
Birthdate: 1826 - AL
Death date:
father: David LOONEY
mother: Isabella LAWHON

CHILDREN

CHILD 1: Margaret Ann ASKEW
Birthdate: 1844
married:
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other marriages:
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CHILD 2: Martha ASKEW
Birthdate: 1848
married:
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other marriages:
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CHILD 3: Britton Gatewood ASKEW
Birthdate: Oct 1850 TX
married: Susan Powell WARD
Marriage date: Bowie County, TX
other marriages:
Death date: Feb 02, 1906, Bowie County,TX

CHILD 4: Clara Elizabeth ASKEW
Birthdate: 1854
married: David Alexander HILL, Sr.
Marriage date: Abt. 1875
other marriages: George THOMPSON
Death date: Bet. 1900-1910

CHILD 5: James Taylor ASKEW
Birthdate: Abt. 1856
married: Leona Portasee RICE
Marriage date: Abt. 1878 TX
other marriages:
Death date: Aug 17, 1941

CHILD 6: George H. ASKEW
Birthdate: 1858
married:
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CHILD 7: Matilda Caroline ASKEW
Birthdate: March 18, 1860
married: Elias Warren STURGEON
Marriage date: 1878
other marriages:
Death date: Sept 23, 1921 Snyder, TX

CHILD 8: Sarah Alice ASKEW
Birthdate: 1866 TX
married: Jack ALLEN
Marriage date: Abt. 1883
other marriages:
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CHILD 9: Orre Della ASKEW
Birthdate: 1868
married:
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other marriages:
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Sources:
* Census records,
* Burial records,
* Land documents,
* Numerous descendants of this line.

Notes:
* According to the 1850 census of Bowie County, JW had 1320 acres of land.
* He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in New Boston, Bowie Co., TX and got his first degree on 11-6-1850, second on 2-7-1854, third on 4-3-1854.
* I believe Mary's middle name to be Elizabeth.
* Mary's father David LOONEY was one of the original signers of the petition to make Bowie a county.
* Britton and Susan are my gg grandparents.
 

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