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John Haskew and Ruth of South Carolina 1735-1793a

The first evidence of John Haskew moving into the Pee Dee area is recorded around 1759 when he served in the French and Indian War. Moses Pearson was quite a notorious person established in the area . John married his daughter Ruth. (notice many Haskew offspring named Moses after this union.)John left a will and his son Jessee proved it after his death. 


1771-" Will "In the name of God Amen June sixth day one thousand seven hundred and seventy one. I John Askew of ST. David's Parish and in the province of South Carolina, being weak in body but in proper and perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God, therefore calling into mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye(sic), do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul unto the hands of God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent christian (sic) burial at the discretion of my executor, nothing doubting but at the general ressurection I shall receive the same againby the mighty powers of God, and as touching such worldly estates wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form--Imprimis I give and bequeath to Ruth, my dear beloving wife her life on my land to live pesibly(sic) on the same during her life and likewise my household goods and movables to my wife during her life, and likewise my stock of cattle and hogs and horses to her for the support of my beloved sons and daughters, and at the decease of my beloved wife I give and bequeath unto my loving sons named John Askew and Jesse my land equally divided between them, and all my said movables and stock of all sorts to be likewise divided amongst all my loveing(sic)children in like manners.-John Askew wit Aaron and Moses Pearson and Manuel Cox."

March 1794-Court of Ordinary Jesse Askue came into court and proved the

will of John Askue dec'd the due execution of which was proved by Aaron Pearson Sr.... May 1794 Ordered that a didimus be directed to Moses Pearson Esquire to qualify Aaron Pearson Senr. Magness Curgill, Jesse Vining, William Whitfield and James Pouncy as appraisers to appraise the estate of John Askue decd.

Two of his sons are listed in the 1800 census as having 8 children each. So far  only one has been identified, John jr. I have placed several of the other Haskew boys living in the area according to the census dates of when they would have been born and the names they gave their children.

Johns first born left the place to his son John, who left it to Thomas , who left it to James A. who left it to Willie Boyd. Zacheus  another of his sons was quite prosperous. He died leaving some 2300 acres to his children. Most sold it . I have put Moses Haskew who later moved his family to Alabama in as one of his sons because there is no where else to place him within the family. See Moses Haskew and Poly 1775-1841 sight for further info.

Marvin Shubert a descendant of the Moses Haskew line has done some super websights and the links are at the bottom of the page. Don't miss them, they are a work of art.

There is a family story that says that 3 brothers and a cousin moved from South Carolina  to Alabama. I have guessed that the 3 brothers are the children of Moses Haskew and the Cousin as the John Haskew married Susan Hendley, probable son of Jessee. See their sights for the reasoning.

Another  family from the area is Joseph Haskew and Lucy of 1820. I have placed him as a son of Zacheus Haskew for a lot of reasons. See his sight for them.



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