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Charles H. Skeels

Male 1880 - 1960  (79 years)


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  • Name Charles H. Skeels 
    Born 26 Jul 1880  Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Mar 1960  Noble Co., IN; burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Noble Co., lN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4309  forneyclark
    Last Modified 27 Nov 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 F1610  Group Sheet

    Family Nettie V. Zumbrun,   b. 25 Jan 1884, Whitley Co., IN; of Noble Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1969, Noble Co., IN; burial: Christian Chapel Cem., Noble Co., lN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1904 
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F2797  Group Sheet

  • 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:
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      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 Charles H, 79, (b. 7-26-1880) a lifelong resident of Noble County, died March 6, 1960 in McCray Hospital of a heart ailment. Surviving are the widow, Nettie; [TEXT OMITTED]. Funeral was Tuesday at Burr Oak Baptist Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 3-?-1960



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