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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Askew Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Askew Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Askew family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Askew

Wikipedia Steve Askew (original Kajagoogoo lead Guitar) was born on December 9 1957 in Middlesex.
Wikipedia Reubin O'Donovan Askew (born September 11, 1928) is an American politician, who served as the 37th governor of the U.
Wikipedia Anne Askew (also spelled Anne Ayscough) (1521 - 16 July 1546) was an English poet and Protestant who was persecuted as a heretic.
Wikipedia Tony Askew, known by most as Tosh, was coach of the England under 19's rugby union team.
Wikipedia Bobby DeAngelo Askew, Jr.
Wikipedia Matthias Askew (born July 1, 1982 in) is an American football defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Vincent Jerome Askew (born February 28, 1966, in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round (39th overall) of the 1987 NBA Draft.
Wikipedia Dave Askew (born April 3, 1963 in Redhill, Surrey) is an English darts player who competes in the Professional Darts Corporation.
Wikipedia Dean Newman Askew (born 15 June, 1962 in Hamilton) was a New Zealand cricketer who playing career was ravaged by injuries; he also played for Auckland-Manukau in the Hawke Cup.
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Wikipedia Lieutenant General Sir Henry Askew bart served at Waterloo and became a baronet.
Wikipedia Barry Askew (born 1936 or 1937) is a former British newspaper editor.