The diary of Charles Askin presented by the Clarke Library at Central Michigan University:
Charles Askin (1785-1869) served the British army in the War of 1812. He was the son of John Askin, a leading Detroit area business man. John Askin's home was on the Canadian side of the border, but Charles Askin had a sister on the American side in Detroit. After the war Charles Askin returned to his father's estate near Windsor.
A description of others in the Askin family.