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George W. Skiles
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1840
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1932
Murdock
Cass County
Nebraska, USA

George W. Skyles married Helen Brown (license applied for 15 Feb 1867) married 18 Feb 1867. by Wm G. Johnson, M.G.
witness: Benjamin Skyles
married at Fort Madison, Lee IA
Book 3 Marriage Records of Lee Co. Iowa, recorded at Fort Madison, Iowa



Democrat Saturday, March 12, 1932
George Skyles, formerly of Lee co., Ia., died at his home at Murdock, Nebraska Thursday, according to word received here. He was born in Jefferson Twp., Lee co, IA on June 15, 1840. He enlisted in the Union Army in Keokuk, Ia. in 1861 and served throughout the war, returning to Iowa when it was over. He married Helen Brown of Hancock co, Ill. and they immediately went to farming in Nebraska. His wife died Feb 2, 1932. He is survived by 2 daughters and the following brothers and sisters: Thomas Skyles, Fort Madison, Iowa; Mrs. W.H. South, Fort Madison; Mrs. James Griswold, Montrose; Frank Skyles, Mrs. Nancy Snively, West Point, Ia. Funeral Saturday at Murdock, Neb. Buried there.
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He served with Co. A of the 13 IA Infantry and attained the rank of Sgt. per list of veteran burials.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Skyles (1810 - 1901)
  Hannah Peak Skyles (1818 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen S. Brown Skiles (1848 - 1932)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Wilson Skyles (1835 - 1933)*
  Alexander Franklin Skiles (1836 - 1915)*
  George W. Skiles (1840 - 1932)
  Frances Jane Skyles Kent (1843 - 1897)*
  Magnolia Skyles Griswold (1847 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alvo Cemetery
Alvo
Cass County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Carol
Originally Created by: Susie Lyman
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39804486
George W. Skiles
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George W. Skiles
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George W. Skiles
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 Added: Mar. 29, 2012
 
 
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