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Catharine Denham Hunter Skelton
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1825, England
Death: Jan. 26, 1908
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Her cemetery stone says she was born in 1826. Milwaukee, Wisconsin Directory, 1889-90 lists Catherine (widow) living at 501 Cass in 1889. In 1890 she lived at 569 Jackson, Milwaukee, Wi. In 1890 her address was listed at 238 Ogden Avenue, Milwaukee, Wi.

Obituary: SKELTON - Sunday morning, Jan. 26, 1908, Mrs. Catherine (sic) D. Skelton. Funeral services at the late home, 716 Astor street on Wednesday at 2pm. Interment private at Forest Home. Her spouse's name was John Robert Skelton who was born in England.

Hastings Democrat, Feb 6, 1908
Hastings, Minnesota

Mrs. Catherine Skelton, formerly of this city, but for many years a resident of Milwaukee, died at her home in the latter place on Sunday, the 26th ult., from pneumonia, after an illness of short duration. She is better remembered by our earlier residents, having resided in Hastings in the early years. She was a native of England but came to America years ago. She was a woman of excellent character and was beloved by all who knew her. Her husband died in the early days here. Her life was brightened by a large family of sons and daughters, who have all been a credit to her, many of whom have preceeded her to the better land. One son, Mr. H.T. Skelton, resides in Minneapolis, the reminder of her family are in Milwaukee.

1880 United States Federal Census 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Catherine Skelton
Home in 1880: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1830
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: England
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Catherine Skelton 50
Robert W. Skelton 32
H. T. Skelton 31
Alfred B. Skelton 21
Kate Skelton 22
William C. Skelton 18
Samuel B. Skelton 16
Anna Haley 19
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Robert Skelton (1822 - 1864)*
 
 Children:
  John Robert Skelton (1846 - 1884)*
  Robert William Skelton (1848 - 1926)*
  Henry Thomas Skelton (1849 - 1912)*
  Florence Sarah Skelton Forbes (1853 - 1905)*
  Alfred B Skelton (1860 - 1891)*
  Catherine Skelton (1860 - 1943)*
  David B Skelton (1860 - 1861)*
  William C Skelton (1863 - 1904)*
  Samuel Baylis Skelton (1866 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Jean Quentmeyer
Record added: Sep 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7907428
Catharine Denham <i>Hunter</i> Skelton
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Catharine Denham <i>Hunter</i> Skelton
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RIP to my 2nd great grandmother
- Jean Quentmeyer
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013

- Charles Haig
 Added: Jan. 31, 2005
 
 
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