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Joshua W. Skeels

Joshua W. Skeels

Male 1819 - 1914  (94 years)

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  • Name Joshua W. Skeels 
    Born 17 Aug 1819  OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jun 1914  Jefferson Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0422  forneyclark
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Nicholas Skeels,   b. ABT. 1780, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1865  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother MARY HARDING,   b. ABT. 1790, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Jul 1808  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0059  Group Sheet

    Family Catharine\Katharine Leggett,   b. Dec 1827, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1909, Leesville, Carroll Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1846  Tuscarawas Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Skeels,   b. 4 Dec 1846, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1919, Jefferson Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Wilmer Skeels,   b. ABT. 1849, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1881, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     3. Grazelle Skeels,   b. ABT. 1856, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Martha Skeels,   b. ABT. May 1860, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F0094  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Skeels, Joshua W. (1819-1914) & David (Major) Skeels/ Skeeles
    Skeels, Joshua W. (1819-1914) & David (Major) Skeels/ Skeeles
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Joshua W. Skeels & Major David Skeels/ Skeeles is an enhancement done by Robert M. Crowl of Theresa Price Cerett's photo which she took of an old photograph at the 2005 Crowl Reunion. The original photo was contained in a scrapbook compiled by Dawn Crowl Looman. Mark Whaley helped engender the identification of Major David Skeels/ Skeeles.
    Skeels, Joshua W.(1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett (1827-1909)& Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels (1846-1919)
    Skeels, Joshua W.(1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett (1827-1909)& Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels (1846-1919)
    Group photo came from Theresa Price Cerett who took this picture of an old photograph at the 2005 Crowl Reunion. The original photo was contained in a scrapbook compiled by Dawn Crowl Looman. Included in this #1 version of the possible Skeels Family Reunion photo are Wilmer Skeels and his unknown wife & Isaac Riley Henry & Mary Ann Skeels Henry. On the back was written “the 2nd couple is Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Skeels and the 3rd couple is Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Henry.” Robert M. Crowl who clarified the photo identification of J. W. Skeels first by noting that the man standing next to Mary Ann Skeels appears to be a contemporary rather than her father and secondly by noting that Wilmer’s (b. abt. 1849) name was probably J. (Joshua) Wilmer Skeels. Robert M. Crowl states that the name needs to be verified with a birth or death certificate. This picture was probably taken 1898-1902.

    UPDATE: Donna Forney Clark: At this point (February 2013), I think that the second couple from the left in this photo are probably Joshua W. Skeels (1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett Skeels (1827-1909). I believe also that the third couple from the left are Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels Henry (1846-1914). This photo may have been taken 1898-1902. Mark Whaley has information that puts Wilmer (b. abt 1849) Skeels’ death at 1881 (Wilmer was Joshua and Catharine/Katharine Leggett Skeels’ son), therefore excluding the possibility that he is in this photo.

    We would appreciate any help with corrections or other identifications of any person in this picture.
    Skeels, Joshua W.(1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett (1827-1909)& Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels (1846-1919)
    Skeels, Joshua W.(1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett (1827-1909)& Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels (1846-1919)
    Group photo came from Theresa Price Cerett who took this picture of an old photograph at the 2005 Crowl Reunion. The original photo was contained in a scrapbook compiled by Dawn Crowl Looman. Included in this #2 version of the possible Skeels Family Reunion photo are Wilmer Skeels and his unknown wife & Isaac Riley Henry & Mary Ann Skeels Henry. On the back was written “the 2nd couple is Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Skeels and the 3rd couple is Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Henry.” Robert M. Crowl who clarified the photo identification of J. W. Skeels first by noting that the man standing next to Mary Ann Skeels appears to be a contemporary rather than her father and secondly by noting that Wilmer’s name was probably J. (Joshua) Wilmer Skeels. Robert M. Crowl states that the name needs to be verified with a birth or death certificate. This picture was probably taken 1898-1902.

    UPDATE: Donna Forney Clark: At this point (February 2013), I think that the second couple from the left in this photo are probably Joshua W. Skeels (1819-1914) & Catharine/Katharine Leggett Skeels (1827-1909). I believe also that the third couple from the left are Isaac Riley Henry (1840-1923) & Mary Ann Skeels Henry (1846-1914). This photo may have been taken 1898-1902. Mark Whaley has information that puts Wilmer (b. abt 1849) Skeels’ death at 1881 (Wilmer was Joshua and Catharine/Katharine Leggett Skeels’ son), therefore excluding the possibility that he is in this photo.

    We would appreciate any help with corrections or other identifications of any person in this picture.

  • Notes 
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      Source:
      Robert M. Crowl:
      JOSHUA W. SKEELS (NICHOLAS, WILLIAM) was born 17 Aug 1819 in Ohio, and died 21 Jun 1914 in Jefferson Co., Ohio. He married CATHERINE LEGGETT 06 Feb 1846 in Tuscawaras Co., Ohio, daughter of NATHAN LEGGETT and ELIZABETH RIPPETH. She was born Dec 1827 in Ohio, and died 27 Oct 1909 in Leesville, Carroll Co., Ohio.
      Notes for JOSHUA W. SKEELS:
      In the 1900 and 1880 census records, Joshua's father is listed as being born in England, mother in Virginia
      1850 - Joshua SCHELES family in Union Twp., Tuscarawas Co. OH
      Joshua 28, Catharine 23, Mary A. 3, and Wilmer 1; all born in Ohio
      Certificate of death for Joshua W. Skeels indicates that his father, Nicholas Skeels was born in MD and his mother, Mary Harding was also born in MD. At the time of his death (age 94), he lived in Adena, Jefferson Co., Ohio. He was buried on 23 June 1914 in Leesville, OH
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      Source:
      SEE GINGER WHITE'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/h/i/Ginger--A-White/index.html
      The White Family Home Page:
      Descendants of Nicholas Skeels:
      Ginger White:
      Name, date, & place
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      Source:
      Theresa Price Cerett:
      Name & birth date
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      Source:
      1880 US Census for Greene, Harrison, Ohio:
      Joshua SKEELES Self M Male W 60 OHIO Farmer ENG VIRGINIA
      Catharine SKEELES Wife M Female W 53 OHIO Keeping House PENN PENN
      Martha STEVENS Dau W Female W 20 OHIO Keeping House OHIO OHIO
      Leila O. STEVENS GDau S Female W 1 OHIO OHIO OHIO
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      Source:
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~innoble/index.htm
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~innoble/Probates/PS.htm
      Noble County INGenWeb Project:
      Noble County INGenWeb Project Coordinator: CJWhan
      Indiana State INGenWeb Project Coordinator: Debby Beheler
      Noble County Probate Records - 1859-1928
      Skeels Benjamin, d. 5-28-1872. Fd: 7-1-1872. Sp: Margaret.
      Skeels Caleb H, Fd: 7-22-1884. Sp: Elizabeth.
      Skeels Nicholas, d. 6-1855. Fd: 3-15-1886. Sp: Julia, d. 12-1876. Ch: Rebecca Jones, Eleanor Stoneman, Margaret Shaw, Martha Belch, Ruth A Warford, Joshua, Caleb, Nicholas J, Benjamin Skeels, Mary Risor, Julia Skedgel. Gc: John N Stoneman, Mary E, Joshua, Daniel Shaw, Simon P, Isaac, Sarah, Eldridge M, William M, John O, Samuel R, Edward E, Martha M, Rilla A Skeels, Elizabeth Everhart.
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      Source:
      SEE ROBERT M. CROWL'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      Descendants of William Skeels:
      http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/o/Robert-M-Crowl-NJ/PDFGENE8.pdf
      http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/o/Robert-M-Crowl-NJ/index.html
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