Askin and his extended family moved to 3509 Baring St. about 1858 from the 3600 block of Haverford Ave. in neighboring Mantua. He was a real estate agent with an office at 112 S. 4th St. In 1860, he valued his real estate holdings at $16,000 and his personal property at $2,500. By 1870, his wealth had increased tenfold with $75,000 in real estate and $125,000 in personal property.
|John H. Askin's holdings in Radnor Township, 1870|
|The Louella Apartments, Wayne, Pa.|