Alexander SKELTON

Male 1826 - 1907  (80 years)    Has 4 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Alexander SKELTON 
    Born 21 Sep 1826  Pike Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Pike Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1860  Pike Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1870  Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Blacksmith 
    Religion Protestant 
    _UID 5CFD8E51B2A54CF1B6EE80C3430307DFDF57 
    Died 30 Jan 1907  Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: La Grippe 
    • Age: 80
    Buried West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Siblings 11 Siblings 
    Person ID I543004  Waite-Humphreys Master Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 

    Father William SKELTON,   b. 29 Jun 1774, Doe Run, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1864, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth GERBER,   b. 12 Jul 1789, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1853, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1809  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F516277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline BARD,   b. Abt 1828, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1903, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 22 May 1851  Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • The marriage record for Alexander and Caroline has Caroline's last name as Saul. Death certifcates for two of their children has her last name as Bard, as does the obituary for her daughter.
    Children 
     1. Eliza SKELTON,   b. 11 Apr 1852, Pike Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1936, Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Mary Frances SKELTON,   b. 1856, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1894, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. William A. SKELTON,   b. 26 Feb 1859, North Industry, Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1940, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Annetta C. SKELTON,   b. 18 Sep 1862, North Industry, Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1934, Canton, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Partners: Charles PEARSON  m. 27 Dec 1882
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F516283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Alexander Skelton is buried at West Lawn Cemetery
    Alexander Skelton is buried at West Lawn Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1850 United States Federal Census (Reliability: 3).
      I have a copy of the family's 1850 US census record/RLW

    2. [S23] 1860 United States Federal Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCPW-LY9?id=KD3S-RP7 (Reliability: 3).
      Event Type: Census
      Name: Alexander Skelton
      Sex: Male
      Age: 34
      Event Date: 1860
      Event Place: Pike Township, Stark, Ohio, United States
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1826
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Race: White
      Page: 28
      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Caroline Skelton F 32 Pennsylvania
      Eliza Skelton F 8 Ohio
      Mary Skelton F 5 Indiana
      Wm Skelton M 1 Ohio
      Household ID: 190
      Affiliate Film Number: 1038
      Affiliate Publication Number: M653
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Digital Folder Number: 005170951
      Microfilm Number: 805038
      Image Number: 00345
      Indexing Batch: N01797-7
      Citing this Record
      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCPW-LY9 : 18 February 2021), Alexander Skelton, 1860.

    3. [S13] 1870 United States Federal Census, https://www.familysearch.org/search/ark:/61903/1:1:M6LR-Z5B (Reliability: 3).
      Event Type: Census
      Name: Alex Skelton
      Sex: Male
      Age: 42
      Event Date: 1870
      Event Place: Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States
      Event Place (Original): Canton, ward 2, Stark, Ohio, United States
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1828
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Race: White
      Page Number: 61
      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Caroline Skelton F 39 Pennsylvania
      Eliza Skelton F 18 Ohio
      Mary Skelton F 15 Indiana
      William Skelton M 10 Ohio
      Netta Skelton F 7 Ohio
      Household ID: 471
      Line Number: 17
      Affiliate Publication Number: M593
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Digital Folder Number: 004278465
      Microfilm Number: 000552767
      Image Number: 00241
      Indexing Batch: N01617-1
      Citing this Record
      "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6LR-Z5B : 29 May 2021), Alex Skelton, 1870.

    4. [S161] Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F665-5TR (Reliability: 4).
      Name: Alex Skelton
      Sex: Male
      Age: 80
      Death Date: 30 Jan 1907
      Death Place: Canton, Canton City, Stark, Ohio, United States
      Death Place (Original): Canton, Stark, Ohio
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Occupation: Blacksmith
      Race: W
      Address: 925 W. Ninth
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
      Birthplace: Stark Co.
      Source Details: v 4 p 255
      Indexing Batch: B07101-8
      GS Film Number: 897621
      Digital Folder Number: 004017029
      Image Number: 696
      Citing this Record
      "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F665-5TR : 1 March 2021), Alex Skelton, 30 Jan 1907; citing Death, Canton, Canton City, Stark, Ohio, United States, source ID v 4 p 255, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 897,621.

    5. [S84] Obituaries and Death Notices (Reliability: 4).
      I have a copy of his obituary in my files/RLW

    6. [S164] Cemetery Records, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/229659472/alexander-skelton (Reliability: 4).
      West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark County, Ohio

    7. [S184] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDPY-372 (Reliability: 4).
      Name: Alexander S Kelton
      Sex: Male
      Marriage Date: 22 May 1851
      Marriage Place: Stark, Ohio, United States
      Source County: Stark
      Spouse's Name: Caroline Saul
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Record Number: 26
      Record Number: 26
      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Caroline Saul Wife F
      Reference ID: p 389
      GS Film Number: 897628
      Digital Folder Number: 004701464
      Image Number: 00442
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I11337-7
      Citing this Record
      "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDPY-372 : 8 March 2021), Alexander S Kelton and Caroline Saul, 22 May 1851; citing Marriage, Stark, Ohio, United States, p 389, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.