English (northern): habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Aiskew from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + skógr ‘wood’ or possibly from another minor place in northern England likewise named with the same elements such as Aiskew in Marrick (North Yorkshire) or the … Continue reading →
1920 U.S. Federal Census – Georgia, Clayton, Jonesboro, District 64 Sheet No. 3B – Enumerated on 20 January 1920 Roundtreeb(?) Road Askew – 1920 U.S. Federal Census My grandfather, Lish Askew, was only 12 years old on the date of … Continue reading →
1930 U.S. Federal Census – Georgia, Fulton, Atlanta, District 0137 Sheet No. 28B – Enumerated on 14 April 1930 Eden SE – X marks the house number Askew – 1930 U.S. Federal Census In April of 1930, my grandfather, Lish … Continue reading →
1940 U.S. Federal Census – Georgia, DeKalb, Emory, District 44-16 Sheet No. 61A – Enumerated on 4 April 1940 Briarcliff Road – No house number In April of 1940, my grandfather, Lish and his second wife, Lady Beatrice (Ingram) were … Continue reading →
In May of 1815 Edgecombe County court records recorded Artis Clark (Clark Artis), an eight-year-old “girl of color” as being bound as an Apprentice to Josiah Askew. He entered into a bond of $500.