The possibility of George Askew having children with someone other than Harriet Berry was brought to my attention. The evidence? The death certificate of Bird Askew, the oldest son of what we (family members and myself) thought was from the union of George and Harriet based on what was documented on the 1880 Federal Census.
The death certificate does indeed document the deceased as Bird Askew (Ascue) and shows a George Askew (Ascue) as the father. The mother’s name, however, is one that I do not recognize. Who is Arlie, and how many children did she have with George?