A gentleman by the name of Ron Peavey reached out to me regarding my blog. I responded, and we have been actively sharing and comparing information for well over a week now. Thoughtful consideration of the information that Ron shared, made me want to take a second look at everything that I’d gathered in the last few months. I’ve made the decision to go back to the beginning and start all over again. There may, perhaps, be details that I’ve overlooked, misinterpreted, or just plain ignored.
Slave schedules are tough to decipher when the ancestor you’re trying to find is the one that’s enslaved. It helps tremendously when you know who the owner is. In this case, it’s Nancy Askew, the widow of Josiah Askew Jr.