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Margaret Pendleton Skeeter Gilbertson
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1903
Rescue
Isle of Wight County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1999
Reno
Washoe County
Nevada, USA

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY
Rescue: Pop, 325. In southeast area near Jame. Earlier name, Smith's Neck, from land grant to William Smith in 1645. One explanation of present name: first postmaster, William T. Carter, given privilege of naming postoffice. Man riding a mule had been bringing mail from a distant postoffice. Carter; statement was" "The mail was rescued from the mule's back." Another explanation was the Methodists established a church; the founders stressed that they were rescuing people from sin.

Virginia Place Names
Derivations
Historical Uses
by Raus McDill Hanson
1969
Source: Northern Neck Hist. Soc. Lib.
montross, VA 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Clarence Columbus Skeeter (1878 - 1950)
  Nannie Isabella Taylor Skeeter (1878 - 1963)
 
 Spouses:
  Dewey Paul Holmes (1898 - 1949)*
  Stanley Oliver Gilbertson (1904 - 1974)*
 
 Sibling:
  Margaret Pendleton Skeeter Gilbertson (1903 - 1999)
  Taylor Page Skeeter (1908 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Beloved Wife Mother Grandmother & Great Grandmother.
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Reno
Washoe County
Nevada, USA
Plot: K-905-2ctr
 
Created by: WGT
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103880226
Margaret Pendleton <i>Skeeter</i> Gilbertson
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Margaret Pendleton <i>Skeeter</i> Gilbertson
Added by: Kathy Jones
 
Margaret Pendleton <i>Skeeter</i> Gilbertson
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Added by: Herbert Rickards
 
 
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