Zephaniah Askew & Lucritia Eure

Zephaniah Askew 1807 – 1893 | his parents
& 1827 Lucritia Eure 1806 – 1882 | her parents
of Hertford Co NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Lucretia Eure 25 Dec 1806 – 18/9 Mar 1882 75 yr ts
married 14 Feb 1827 Zephaniah Askew 31 Aug 1807 – 9 Oct 1893 in his 87th yr of age ts
son of Jeramiah Askew and wife Nancy per his family Bible

Children of Zephaniah Askew and Lucretia Eure:
1. Capt. Levi Askew 18 Mar 1828 – 5 April 1900
married 20 July 1854 Frances A White
a. Roxannah Askew ca 1855 –
b. Francis L Askew 7 July 1861 – 17 July 1889 ts
married Gates Co 25 Oct 1882 Maggie S Lewis 2 Feb 1855 – 3 Sept 1884 ts
i. Genevieve/Geneva Lewis Askew 26 Oct 1883 – 7 May 1971
married Sawney [Sornie] Edward Eure 9 Nov 1879 – 9 Dec`1946
married Bertie Co 17 July 1872 Martha A Skiles ca 1828 – aft 1880
2. Charles W Askew 28 Sept 1830 – 3 May 1905
married 20 Jan 1858 Julia Ann Parker ca 1832 –
a. Jacob B Askew ca 1858 –
b. Ella Askew ca 1869 –
3. Emma Askew 3 May 1833 – 27 Aug 1810
married Daniel Barnes
4. Ann Mary Askew 20 Nov 1835 –
married 1 April 1890 Levi S Davis
5. Richard Watson Askew 25 Nov 1838 –
married 1 June 1870 Lizzie Webb ca 1838 –
dau of Lorenzo Stephenson Webb and Penelope Edwards
a. Mary Webb Askew ca 1879 –
married John Wheeler Cooper [Sheriff of Bertie Co]
6. Zephaniah Askew Jr. 13 Mar 1841 – 25 April 1869
married 31 Dec 1862 Annie [Nannie] W Jones 6 Mar 1846 – 6 Feb 1938
dau of Howell Morgan Jones and Mary Henrietta Thomas
a. Willie Thomas Askew 1866 age 4 days
b. Charlie Weatherington Askew 1867 – 1869 age 2 yrs dysentary
Nannie married 2nd 1873 Charles Norfleet Pruden 30 Jan 1844 – 23 Mar 1923
a. Pattie Roberta Pruden 1873 – 1964 Richmond VA
married 1893 Hyman Tillar Waters 1868-1958
b. Annie Ward Pruden 1877 – 1944 Powellsville NC
married James William Rayner 1874 – 1932
c. Nannie Walton Pruden 1879 – ? Petersburg VA
married 1910 Samuel Robinson 1861-1924
d. Charles Howell Pruden 2 Oct 1881 – ? Windsor NC
married Maggie Freeman 1880 – 1970
e. John Lewis Pruden 22 July 1884 – ? Lawrenceville VA
married 1908 Gertrude Hall 1885 – ?
f. Bessie Jones Pruden 21 Nov 1887 – 15 Dec 1969 Conway NC
married 1908 Horace Carlton Mitchell 1884 – 1962

7. Edward Jalon Askew 8 Feb 1843 –

8. Wilber Fiole Askew 7 Sept 1847 –
married 14 Feb 1877 Mary J [Jennie] Gurley ca 1857 –
9. Lucritia Ellen Askew 9 May 1852 – 25 Sept 1853 d y

Sources include
the family Bible of Zephaniah Askew
the Zephaniah Askew cemetery
the census


Jeramiah Askew 1774/84 – bef 1830 | his parents
& aft 1800 Nancy ? 1780/84 – 1832 | her parents
Hertford Co NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Aug Ct 1832 – Letters of Administration on the Estate of Nancy Askew deceased is granted to Zephaniah Askew. In presence of Abraham Thomas, Jose D Askew & Tho Griffith, esquires.

Children of Jeramiah Askew and wife Nancy may include:
1. Bravat Askew 1800/10 – on jury 1830
2. Jane Askew ca 1805 –
married Kindred Copeland
3. Zephaniah Askew 31 Aug 1807 – 9 Oct 1893 in his 87th yr of age ts
married 14 Feb 1827 Lucretia Eure 25 Dec 1806 – 18/9 Mar 1882 75 yr ts
4. Nancy Askew
5. Barsheba Askew
6. Ashley Askew 1815/20 – on jury in 1845
7. Lucindia Askew
8. Jeremiah Askew ca 1821 –
buyers at Nancy Askew’s estate sale included Nancy Askew, Kindred Copeland, Kenneth Rayner, Zephaniah Askew, Barsheba Askew, William Britton, Bravat Askew, Lucindia Askew, Ashley Askew

US Census 1790 North Carolina
Hertford
Charnady Askew 1 5 0 1 5
Cullen Askew 1 1 4 0 1
James Askew 1 2 2 1 6
Mabell Askew 0 2 4 0 3
Mary Askew 1 1 2 0 1
William Askew 1 1 2 0 3
Persillia Askew 1 1 3 0 0
Shadrick Askew 1 0 1 0 17
Zachariah Askew 1 5 3 0 2

1800 Census
Hertford
John Askew 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 – 1 Capt Foster’s
Elisha Askew 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 – 2 Capt. Jones’s Capt
Aillin Askew 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 – 1 Capt Barrow’s
George Askew 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 2
William Askew 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Mary Askew 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 – 2
Shadrack Askew 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 – 2
Miles Askew 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 – 0
Mary Askew 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 – 3
Jonathan Askew 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 – 3 Capt Moore’s
Jonas Askew 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 – –
Zachery Askew 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 – –
James Askew 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 9 Capt Langston’s

1810 Census
Hertford
Shadrick Askew 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 – 12
Wm nJ Askew 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 5
Aaron Askew 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 – 1
Jonas Askew 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 – –
Enos Askew 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 – –
Noah Askew 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 –
Jeremiah Askew 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 –
Jas Askew 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 – 2
Benj Askew 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 – 1
Jare D Askew 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 – –
Asa Askew 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 – –
George Askew 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 – –

1820 Census Hertford
Jeremiah Askew 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

1830 Census Hertford
Zephaniah Askew 1 0 1 0 1 – – – 0 0 0 0 1
Nancy Askew 0 1 0 0 1 – – – 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 age 40/50

1840 Census Hertford
Zephaniah Askew 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

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