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Descendants of William Skeels

Generation No. 2


2. MARY2 SKEELS (WILLIAM1)1 was born Abt. 1769 in Maryland, and died 21 May 1854 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio2. She married (1) JOHN RYAN Bef. 1794 in Maryland. He was born in Ireland. She married (2) RICHARD HERRON3 Abt. 1802 in Maryland. He was born Abt. 1780 in Baltimore Co., Maryland, and died 1857 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
     
Child of M
ARY SKEELS and JOHN RYAN is:
  i.   SAMUEL3 RYAN4,5, b. 1794, Baltimore Co., Maryland; d. Aft. 1870, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
     
Children of MARY SKEELS and RICHARD HERRON are:
  ii.   ANTINETTE3 HERRON.
6. iii.   ISAIAH HERRON, b. 14 Apr 1799, Baltimore Co., Maryland; d. 27 Mar 1867, Iowa.
  iv.   NICHOLAS HERRON, b. 20 Jun 1802, Baltimore Co., Maryland; d. 24 Jul 1884, Noble Co., Indiana.


3. WILLIAM (II)2 SKEELS (WILLIAM1)6,7 was born Abt. 1770 in Maryland, and died 1824 in Jefferson Co., Ohio. He married RACHEL HERRON8,9 in near Baltimore, Maryland9. She was born Abt. 1771, and died 1855 in Noble Co., Indiana9.

Notes for R
ACHEL HERRON:
Rachel moved to Huron Co., Ohio in 1832, and then to Noble Co., Indiana and the home of her son William (III) in 1855 at the age of 84 years.
     
Children of W
ILLIAM SKEELS and RACHEL HERRON are:
7. i.   ISAAC3 SKEELES, b. 06 Apr 1799, Maryland; d. 04 Mar 1879, Jefferson Co., Ohio.
  ii.   WILLIAM (III) SKEELS10, b. 15 Aug 1804, Maryland; d. 02 Apr 1885, Cloud Co., Kansas; m. SUSANNA TURNER11, 1831; b. 29 Feb 1812, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; d. 26 Feb 1888, Noble Co., Indiana.
  iii.   ANN SKEELS, b. Abt. 1805, Jefferson Co., Ohio; d. Abt. 1830, Jefferson Co., Ohio.
  Notes for ANN SKEELS:
died at age 25

8. iv.   REBECCA SKEELS, b. Abt. 1809, Maryland; d. 10 Aug 1888, Noble Co., Indiana.
  v.   ELIZABETH SKEELS, b. 28 Apr 1811, Maryland; d. 21 Sep 1871, Centerton, Huron Co., Ohio; m. NATHANIEL WHITE11,12, 08 Apr 1833, Greenfield, Ohio13; b. Abt. 1810, Ohio; d. 10 Sep 1877, Portage, Wood Co., Ohio.
  vi.   DAVID SKEELS, b. Bet. 1812 - 1815, Jefferson Co., Ohio; d. Bet. 1841 - 1843, Huron Co., Ohio.
  Notes for DAVID SKEELS:
David married and died in Huron Co., Ohio at the age of 28, leaving one child.

  vii.   JOHN SKEELS, b. Bet. 1815 - 1820, Ohio; d. Bet. 1836 - 1840, Ohio.
  Notes for JOHN SKEELS:
died at age 21, according to the 'Skeels Family History'
based on the data in the 1830 census, i.e. the sons of Rachel Skeels - the youngest was 10 to 15 yrs.



4. NICHOLAS2 SKEELS (WILLIAM1)14,15,16 was born Abt. 1783 in Maryland, and died Jun 1855 in Noble Co., Indiana17. He married (1) REBECCA SCRIBNER Abt. 1805 in Maryland. She died Bef. 1808 in Maryland. He married (2) ELIZABETH (MARY) HARDING 19 Jul 1808 in Fredrick Co., MD. She was born Abt. 1790 in Virginia, and died Bef. 1843 in Ohio. He married (3) JULIA WRIGHT 1843. She was born Abt. 1804 in Maryland.

Notes for N
ICHOLAS SKEELS:
Nicholas Skeels - born in Maryland about 1783 (1850 Census, Tuscarawas., Co., Ohio)
His first Wife was Rebecca Scribner of Maryland. She died before 1808 leaving Nicholas with one daughter, Rebecca.
He married Elizabeth Harding in Frederick County, MD July 19, 1808. (Marriage Record)
His family resided in Ann Arundel Co., MD in 1810 (1810 Census)
The family moved with some of Herrons family plus brothers Isaac and William to Jeff Co., Ohio in 1812
Nicholas was a soldier in the War of 1812.
In 1824 land records show a Nicholas Skeels purchasing land in Jefferson Co., and Carroll Co.
Index for 1830 census shows a Nicholas Skeels residing in Warren Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
In 1835 Nicholas successfully sued the widow and children of John Crough of Tuscarawas Co., (Bill of complaint in favor of Nicholas Skeels)
In 1843 Nicholas married Julia Wright who had two children. I assume that Elizabeth had probably died by then (Marriage Records]
In 1845 a daughter, Julia Ann Skeels, was born to Nicholas and Julia (1850 Census)
In 1850 Nicholas was living in Tuscarawas Co., with his wife, two step - children, and one daughter
-from Laurie Puite's familytreemaker file:
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/u/i/Laurie-L-Puite/GENE5-0001.html
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Probate record of Noble Co., IN:
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.
     
Child of N
ICHOLAS SKEELS and REBECCA SCRIBNER is:
  i.   REBECCA3 SKEELS18,19,20, b. Sep 1806, Maryland; d. 05 Jul 1883, Black Creek, Richland Township, Ohio; m. WILLIAM JONES20; b. May 1801, Virginia; d. 24 Sep 1878, Black Creek, Ohio.
  Notes for REBECCA SKEELS:
Rebecca Skeels Jones had at least 10 children from 1831-1852

     
Children of NICHOLAS SKEELS and ELIZABETH HARDING are:
9. ii.   ELEANOR3 SKEELS, b. Abt. 1811, Maryland.
  iii.   MARTHA ELIZABETH SKEELS21,22, b. 11 Mar 1812, Ohio; d. 21 Oct 1898, Scott Co., IN; m. HARMON BELCH23,24,25, 11 Mar 1833, Tuscarwaras Co., Ohio; b. 1810, Tuscarawas Co., OH; d. 06 Apr 1879, Austin, Scott County, IN26.
  Notes for MARTHA ELIZABETH SKEELS:
In the 1880 census, Martha Belch (widowed) parents are listed as being born in Maryland.

  iv.   CALEB SKEELS27,28, b. Abt. 1813, Ohio.
  Notes for CALEB SKEELS:
In the 1880 census, Caleb's parents are listed as being born in Maryland

10. v.   MARGARET SKEELS, b. Bet. 1815 - 1820, Ohio; d. Bef. 1850, Ohio.
11. vi.   RUTH ANN SKEELS, b. 24 Jul 1817, Tuscarawas Co., OH; d. 20 Oct 1896.
12. vii.   JOSHUA W. SKEELS, b. 17 Aug 1819, Ohio; d. 21 Jun 1914, Jefferson Co., Ohio.
13. viii.   BENJAMIN SKEELS, b. 24 Mar 1824, Ohio; d. 28 May 1872, Green Twp., Noble Co., Indiana.
14. ix.   MARY SKEELS, b. Abt. 1826, Ohio.
  x.   NICHOLAS JACKSON SKEELS, b. 21 May 1829, Tuscarawas Co., OH; d. 20 Oct 1870, Scott Co., IN.
     
Child of NICHOLAS SKEELS and JULIA WRIGHT is:
15. xi.   JULIA ANN3 SKEELS, b. Abt. 1845, Ohio; d. 18 Aug 1895, Indiana.


5. ISAAC2 SKEELS (WILLIAM1)29,30,31 was born Abt. 1789 in Maryland, and died 07 May 1866 in Carroll Co., Ohio. He married HARRIET BELKNAP 13 May 1817 in Harrison Co., Ohio. She was born 18 Jun 1792 in Vermont.
     
Children of I
SAAC SKEELS and HARRIET BELKNAP are:
  i.   JANE3 SKEELS, b. 1818, Harrison Co., Ohio; d. 01 Jan 1894, New Cumberland, Tuscarawas, Ohio; m. SAMUEL RICKETTS.
16. ii.   DAVID SKEELS, b. 06 Apr 1820, Ohio; d. 16 Apr 1917, Carrollton, Carroll Co., Ohio.
17. iii.   SAMUEL SKEELS, b. 01 Oct 1821, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio; d. 13 Mar 1906, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
18. iv.   THOMAS B. SKEELS, b. 12 Feb 1823, Ohio; d. 19 Mar 1889, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.
  v.   MARY SKEELS, b. Abt. 1825, Ohio.
  vi.   ELIZABETH SKEELS, b. Abt. 1828, Ohio.
  vii.   ASBERRY (ASBURY) SKEELS32, b. Abt. 1832, Ohio; d. 17 Dec 1863, Nashville, Tennessee.
  Notes for ASBERRY (ASBURY) SKEELS:
Served with the 80th Regiment, Ohio Infantry during the Civil War (rank:Private)
died of wounds at the Battle of Mission Ridge in Tennessee

  viii.   CHARLES C. SKEELS32, b. Abt. 1835, Ohio; d. 1917, Iowa.


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