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James Arthur Skillern
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Birth: May 29, 1856
Bledsoe County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1914
Dallas County
Texas, USA

2nd great-grandson of William Skillern, II and Mary (Anderson) Skillern.

Great-grandson of John Skillern and Mary Alias "Polly" (Anderson) Skillern; AND Col. John Anderson, Sr. and Rebecca Malissa (Maxwell) [Hall] Anderson.

Grandson of James Andrew Skillern and Scotia "Scotty" (Lewis) Skillern; AND Rev. John Young Henninger and Jane (Anderson) Henninger.

Son of William Franklin "Frank" Skillern, Sr. and Sarah Ann (Henninger) [Skillern] Skillern.

Brother of M. Adeline Skillern and Dr. William Franklin Skillern, Jr., M. D.

Half-brother of Charles Summerfield Skillern.

Step-brother of Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Skillern) Guthrie, Eliza Ann "Liza" (Skillern) Thatch, John R. Skillern, and Dr. Farrar William "Frank" Skillern, M. D.

Husband of:

1. Cora (Unknown) Skillern.

Their children:

None known.

2. Mary James Cora "Mamie" (Edwards) Skillern.

Their children:

William Arthur Skillern, Frank Lloyd Skillern, Sr., Edna Cora (Skillern) Cofer, Lida (Skillern) [Peterson] Cone, Rae Edwards Skillern, Zula (Skillern) Folsom, Zola (Skillern) [Weatherford] Ferguson, Mary Evelyn (Skillern) Napier, and Jean (Skillern) Hancock.

James Arthur Skillern founded the Skillern's Drugstore chain in Texas.

James Arthur Skillern was my 2nd cousin 3 times removed, as well as other relationships, through the Skillern and Anderson families of Scott County, VA and Bledsoe County, TN.

Updated April 13, 2014.

Family links: 
  Sarah Ann Henninger Skillern (1833 - 1899)
  Mary James Edwards Skillern (1864 - 1935)
  William Arthur Skillern (1885 - 1922)*
  Frank Lloyd Skillern (1886 - 1917)*
  Edna C. Skillern Cofer (1887 - 1962)*
  Lida Skillern Cone (1889 - 1971)*
  Rae Edwards Skillern (1894 - 1964)*
  Zola Skillern Ferguson (1899 - 1951)*
  Zula Skillern Folsom (1899 - 1983)*
  Jeanne Skillern Hancock (1906 - 1970)*
  James Arthur Skillern (1856 - 1914)
  William Franklin Skillern (1860 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Cliff Cemetery
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sammy Boyd, Genealogist;...
Record added: Jan 08, 2010
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James Arthur Skillern
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James Arthur Skillern
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James Arthur Skillern
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