Robert Alexander Askey, son of James Burton and Harriet (Wycoff) Askey, was born 3 Jul 1853 and died 22 Nov 1940 in Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania at age 87. He was buried in the Advent Cemetery in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
He married Wilhelmina Force, daughter of Jefferson and Susan (Mulhollan) Force, on 2 Oct 1873 “at the bride’s home on Laurel Run” in Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.[1,2] She was born 29 Oct 1857 and died 5 Nov 1921 in Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. She was buried with her husband in Advent Cemetery.
- Chambers, Cordes W., The Mountaintop Thru Newspaper Accounts 1772-1880, Cordes W. Chambers III, 1998, Volume 6, Page 107.
- Stover, Nancy Lee, Marriage 1851-1873, Centre County, Pennsylvania, Gladys Campbell Murray, Friends of the Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Bellefonte, PA, July 1990, Page 202.
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