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Columbus Skelton
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1847
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1942
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Rites for Columbus Skelton, 94, retired farmer, will be conducted today at 11 30 a.m. in the Bonham Brothers Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. John B Osborn will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Skelton was born August 28, 1847 in Taylorville, Illinois the son of James D. Skelton and Rachel (Powell) Skelton. He died Thursday, March 5, 1942, at San Diego, California in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maggie Henderson. He retired from farming 30 years ago. He leaves three other daughters, Mrs. Clara Holmes, Grace Young and Florence Church; a son Charles and a granddaughter, Mrs. Grace Rippee.
Obituary courtesy of Amilyn Skelton
Family links: 
  James D. Skelton (1811 - 1893)
  Rachel Docton Powell Skelton (1819 - 1865)
  Margaret Elizabeth Skelton Henderson (1882 - 1970)*
  James Henry Skelton (1838 - 1935)*
  Mary Skelton Jeffords (1844 - 1929)*
  Columbus Skelton (1847 - 1942)
  Sarah Skelton Smith (1858 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Div. IOOF, Block 13,Lot 6, Grave 4
Created by: Charlotte Schneider
Record added: May 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37499354
Columbus Skelton
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Columbus Skelton
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Rest in Peace
- Charlotte Schneider
 Added: May. 25, 2009

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