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John Wilson Askew (1807 - 1864)

John Wilson Askew
Born in Hancock, Georgia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Oct 1838 in Pike, Georgia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 57 [location unknown]
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Corporal John Askew served in the United States Civil War.
Mustered out: Death: 25 Aug 1864 imprisonment place Rappahannock County POW
Side: CSA
Regiment(s): Company B; 30 North Carolina Infantry


  • John Wislon Askew was born in 1807. He was the son of Josiah Askew and Nancy Jernigan. John passed away in 1864.
  • Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950 , John Askew and 1st wife Mary Sammons (most likely passed away before 1850 census; she is the mother of Philetus N; Emily Celmentia, Thomas Jefferson and NF Askew ) [1]
Name: John Askew
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Oct 1838
Event Place: Pike, Georgia, United States
Event Place (Original): , Pike, Georgia, United States
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Sammons
Spouse's Sex: Female
  • 1850 Census; Henry county, Henry, Georgia, United States; [2]
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
J Askew Male 42 Georgia
P N Askew Male 10 Georgia
E C Askew Female 8 Georgia
T J Askew Male 6 Georgia
N F Askew Female 2 Georgia
  • 1860 Census; The Northen District, Clayton, Georgia, United States; [3]

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace

J Askew Male 52 Ga
N P Askew Female 26 Ga
T J Askew Male 16 Ga
A C Askew Male 7 Ga
J J Askew Male 5 Ga
J W Askew Male 3 Ga
A J Askew Male 0 Ga


  1. Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 February 2020), John Askew and Mary Sammons, 17 Oct 1838; citing Marriage, Pike, Georgia, United States, Georgia Department of Archives and History, Morrow, FHL microfilm 1,597,743.
  2. United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 December 2020), J Askew, Henry, Georgia, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), J Askew, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 July 2017), John Askew, Claytons, Hancock, Georgia, United States; citing p. 91, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 7; FHL microfilm 175,766.


  • Removed Confederate Service from death place as it's not a location. It is a clue though.

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