Aug. 27, 1856 Little Rock Bourbon County Kentucky, USA
Aug. 16, 1926 Altoona Wilson County Kansas, USA
Joseph Payne Skillman was the son of Josiah Payne Skillman and Lavinia Thomas Wilson. Joseph married Sallie D. Wilson 25 July 1880 in Cass County, Missouri. They had 4 children: Lavinia T. Skillman born 1881, Thomas L. Skillman born 1883, Katherine M. Skillman born 1890 and Fred Wilson Skillman born 1892.