Askins, William H
Askins, William H.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Virginia July 8, 1803. He experienced religion in 1820; and in 1823 joined the Kentucky Conference. In 1830 he was transferred to the Illinois Conference, and labored faithfully until poor health compelled him to desist in 1832. He died July 6 in that year. Mr. Askins was a popular and successful preacher. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1833, p. 214.