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Floyd Newell Skeels

Floyd Newell Skeels

Male 1893 - 1966  (73 years)

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  • Name Floyd Newell Skeels  [1, 2, 3
    Born 15 Mar 1893  Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Dec 1966  Jacksonville, Morgan Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 12 Dec 1966  Onarga Cem, Onarga, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I380  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father William Frederick Skeels,   b. 1 Jul 1869, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1928, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Augusta M. Sharp,   b. 1 Jan 1869, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1949, Onarga, Iroquois Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1892  [2, 5
    Family ID F666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Inez Tromp,   b. Abt 1901, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1920  [3
    Children 
     1. Shirley Skeels,   b. Abt 1922, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Dorothy M. Skeels,   b. 27 Mar 1926, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1996, Glendale, Los Angeles Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Nancy Skeels,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F2940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 Illinois census reports that 7-yr old Floyd, born in March, 1893 in Illinois, was living with his parents, William and Augusta; and that he was "at school." 1900 U.S. Census, Onarga Twsp, Iroquois Cnty, IL (T623, Roll 308, p. 20).

      The 1930 census lists Floyd, 37, living with his wife of 10 years, Inez, 29, and two daughters: Shirley, 8, and Dorothy, 4. Floyd was employed as a manager in the automobile business. «i»1930 U.S. Census,«/i» Cicero, Cook Cnty, IL (T 626, Roll 498, stamped p. 274B).

      Obituary [unknown newspaper](10 Dec 1966):
      «tab»"Floyd Skeels, 73, a former resident of Onarga, died Friday morning [9 Dec] at the Jacksonville State Hospital.
      «tab»"Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday [12 Dec].... Burial will be in the Onarga Cemetery....
      «tab»"Mr. Skeels was born in Onarga Mar. 15, 1893, the son of William and Augusta Sharp Skeels. His wife preceded him in death.
      «tab»"He leaves three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Conkwright, Van Nuys, Calif., and Mrs. Dorothy O'Haver and Mrs. Nancy Sams, both of Glendale, Calif."
      See«i» «u»«/i»www.Findagrave.com«/u» (accessed Jul 2009).

      Floyd's tombstone in the Onarga Cemetery reads: "Floyd Newell Skeels | Illinois | PFC Advance Ord Depot 4 | World War I | March 15 1893 Dec 9 1966"

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] IL Census 1900, Onarga|, Illinois, Iroquois Cnty, Onarga Twsp, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 308, p. 20) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S193] Onarga Illinois Families|, Patricia D. Goff, "Onarga Families" : 2008, (Patricia D. Goff, www.genealogy.com/users/g/o/f/index.html (13 Jun 2001) [scroll down and click on name Patricia D. Goff; then click on "Onarga Families"]).

    3. [S450] IL Census 1930, Cook|, Illinois, Cook Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 498, p. 274B) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    5. [S192] IL Census 1900, Onarga|, Illinois, Iroquois Cnty, Onarga Twsp, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 308, p. 20).