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Jernigan, Nancy

Female 1786 - 1860  (74 years)


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  • Name Jernigan, Nancy 
    Born 1786 
    Gender Female 
    Married 14 Apr 1803 
    Died 1860 
    Person ID I15  Askew | Jernigan
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 

    Family Askew, Josiah (2),   b. 14 Jul 1776, Martinborough, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1844, Henry County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Askew, Eliza Mercer,   b. 1804,   d. 1874  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     2. Askew, Uriah,   b. 1805,   d. 1879  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. Askew, John Wilson,   b. 1807,   d. 1864  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
     4. Askew, Sarah,   b. 1809,   d. 1893  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     5. Askew, Julia Ann,   b. 1811,   d. 1880  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     6. Askew, Henry Jernigan,   b. 1812,   d. 1905  (Age 93 years)  [Birth]
     7. Askew, Anne Rawls,   b. 1819,   d. 1863  (Age 44 years)  [Birth]
     8. Askew, Elizabeth Sanders,   b. 1821,   d. 1898  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     9. Askew, Saltea T.,   b. 1823  [Birth]
     10. Askew, Josiah (3),   b. 1825,   d. 1896  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
     11. Askew, William H.,   b. 1827,   d. 1886  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    The Josiah Askew Family
    The Josiah Askew Family
    (1) Page of Josiah Askew (2) from "The Josiah Askew Family" collected and compiled by Alice Ann Askew of Bartlesville, OK in February 1978.
    (2) Confirms Josiah's DOB and DOD.
    (3) Confirms Josiah's date of marriage to Nancy Jernigan.

    Documents
    1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules for Henry County, Georgia, USA
    1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules for Henry County, Georgia, USA
    (1) Nancy Askew is listed as the owner of 5 slaves ranging in age from 60 to 3.
    (2) Based on the estimated year of birth from later census records, I have deduced that the 34 year old male is George Askew.
    (3) The 31 year old male listed is likely George's brother, Jackson.
    (4) The 16 year old female is likely George and Jackson's sister, Ailsey.
    (5) It is unknown at this time who the 3 year old male could be.
    (6) The 60 year old female is probably their mother, Ludi.
    Georgia, Wills and Probate Records for Josiah Askew
    Georgia, Wills and Probate Records for Josiah Askew
    (1) 3 September 1844: Probate document shows Nancy Askew taking possession of Josiah Askew's inventory after his death.
    (2) Nancy, unable to write or sign her name, marks with an X.
    (3) Nancy's sons, Uriah and John, are noted as witnesses.