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Isaac Skeels

Isaac Skeels

Male 1848 - 1938  (90 years)

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  • Name Isaac Skeels 
    Born 11 Apr 1848  raised in Green Twp., Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 1938  Probably Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4106  forneyclark
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Benjamin Skeels,   b. 24 Mar 1824,   d. 28 May 1872, Greentwp. Noble Co., IN; Will probated on July 1, 1872 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Margaret Leatherman 
    Married 24 Mar 1845  Tuscarawas Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0065  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah J. Nicodemus,   b. ABT. 1854, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1916  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1872 
    Children 
     1. Franklin Albert "Frank" Skeels,   b. 13 Aug 1873, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1941, Burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Noble Co., lN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Leona M. "Ona" Skeels,   b. 2 Apr 1875, IN; of York Twp., Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Noble Co., IN; burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Merriam, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. William E. Skeels,   b. ABT. 1878, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles H. Skeels,   b. 26 Jul 1880, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1960, Noble Co., IN; burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Noble Co., lN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. John D. Skeels,   b. 27 Jun 1886, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Noble Co., IN; burial:Sparta Cem., Kimmell, Sparta Township, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     6. Lawrence LeRoy Skeels,   b. 9 Jun 1893, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Ligonier, Noble Co., IN; burial: Riverview Cem. Dunn Mill, Allen Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     7. Denver Austin Skeels,   b. 30 Oct 1894, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1898, IN; burial: Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1608  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Skeels, Isaac (b. 1848)  &  Sarah J. Nicodemus (d. 1916)
    Skeels, Isaac (b. 1848) & Sarah J. Nicodemus (d. 1916)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Isaac Skeels & Sarah J. Nicodemus Skeels came from Richard E. Skeels. It originally appeared in Skeels Family History 1720-1980 (which includes the text of a hard back bound book, compiled and printed by George Roof in 1903 in Albion, IN). Important contributors to Section II of the above text were Hazel Brown McCollough & Mrs. J. Harry Kidwell & Mrs. Edmund Schafer & Col. Mortimer Bennet. Kenton M. Kidd organized and compiled the combined three book edition of Skeels Family History 1720-1980. Part of the earlier books were set in type at South Side Press by Wayne Favinger, aged 15 yrs.

  • Notes 
    • Source:
      Information came from Richard E. Skeels. It originally appeared in Skeels Family History 1720-1980 (which includes the text of a hard back bound book, compiled and printed by George W. Roof in 1903 in Albion, IN). Important contributors to Section II of the above text were: Hazel Brown McCollough & Mrs. J. Harry Kidwell & Mrs. Edmund Schafer & Col. Mortimer Bennet. Kenton M. Kidd organized and compiled the combined three book edition of Skeels Family History 1720-1980. Part of the earlier books were set in type at South Side Press by Wayne Favinger, aged 15 yrs:
      Name, dates, & places

      Source:
      US 1880 Census of Green, Noble Co., IN:
      Household:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Isaac SKEELS Self M Male W 32 OH Farming OH PA
      Sarah J. SKEELS Wife M Female W 26 IN Keeping House PA PA
      Franklin A. SKEELS Son S Male W 6 IN OH IN
      Leoney M. SKEELS Dau S Female W 5 IN OH IN
      William E. SKEELS Son S Male W 2 IN OH IN

      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.

      Source:
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~innoble/index.htm
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~innoble/Obituaries/Shu.htm
      Noble County INGenWeb Project:
      Noble County INGenWeb Project Coordinator: CJWhan
      Indiana State INGenWeb Project Coordinator: Debby Beheler
      OBITUARY USED BY PERMISSION:
      Isaac Skeels:
      Skeels Isaac was born in Ohio April 11, 1848, the son of Benjamin and Margaret (Leatherman) Skeels and one of a family of four. He died May 22, 1938 at the age of 90 years, one month and 11 days. When he was 14 his family came as pioneers to Noble County. He has made his home here ever since. For several years he taught in various schools of the county. On Sept. 15, 1872 he married Sarah Jane Nicodemus who died Jan. 20, 1916. They had 8 children, one of whom died in infancy and another at the age of 4. Two sons, Lawrence L. and John D., died in 1933. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Leona M. Holcomb of York Twp; and 3 sons, Frank A., William E., and Charles H., all of Noble Twp.; a sister, Mrs. Sarah Addis of Green Twp; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He joined the Baptist Church of Wolf Lake by letter in 1905 and was named an honorary deacon in appreciation of many years of service. + 5-?-1938



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