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Franklin Albert "Frank" Skeels

Franklin Albert "Frank" Skeels

Male 1873 - 1941  (67 years)

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  • Name Franklin Albert "Frank" Skeels 
    Born 13 Aug 1873  Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jun 1941  Burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Noble Co., lN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4297  forneyclark
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 

    Father Isaac Skeels,   b. 11 Apr 1848, raised in Green Twp., Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1938, Probably Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F1609  Group Sheet

    Family Oca A. "Ocie" Forker,   b. 5 May 1878, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1959, Columbia City, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1892  Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ethel May Skeels,   b. 23 May 1893, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1922  (Age 29 years)
     2. Lesta April Skeels,   b. 15 Apr 1895, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dewey Hobart Skeels,   b. 14 Jul 1899,   d. 6 Dec 1922  (Age 23 years)
     4. Woodward Skeels,   b. 10 Jun 1909, Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1980, Allen Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Sarah Jane Skeels
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1669  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Skeels, Franklin A. (1873-1941) &  Oca Forker  &  Lesta A. Skeels  &  Dewey H. Skeels
    Skeels, Franklin A. (1873-1941) & Oca Forker & Lesta A. Skeels & Dewey H. Skeels
    Group photo of (L-R) Franklin A. Skeels & Dewey H. Skeels & Lesta A. Skeels & Oca Forker 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

      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/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

      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:
      Skeels Frank A, 68, a resident of Noble Twp, died at his home last Friday of complications. Funeral was at Burr Oak Christian Church last Sunday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. He is survived by the widow, Ocie; a son, Woodward at home; 2 daughters, Mrs. Lester Franks of Columbus, O., and Mrs. Sarah Jane Burnsworth of Albion; a grandchild; 2 brothers, Charles of Albion and William of Wolf Lake; and a sister, Mrs. Elmer Holcomb of Albion. + 6-?-1941

      Source:
      Reprinted by permission. Copyright (c) 1999 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
      http://www.familysearch.org
      FamilySearch:
      Family Group Record
      Husband
      Franklin Albert Skeels
      Birth: 13 AUG 1873 , Noble, Indiana
      Marriage: 25 DEC 1892 , Noble, Indiana
      Wife
      Oca Ann Forker
      Birth: 05 MAY 1878 , Noble, Indiana
      Marriage: 25 DEC 1892 , Noble, Indiana
      Children
      1. Ethel May Skeels
      Female
      Birth: 23 MAY 1893 , Noble, Indiana
      Death: 28 MAR 1901
      2. Dewey Hobart Skeels
      Male
      Birth: 14 JUL 1899 , Noble, Indiana
      Death: 06 DEC 1922





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