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* Jonathan Skeen b. 1730 d. abt 1827 Caswell Co NC
  m. Susannah Rees 1754 Christ's Church, Philadelphia PA
  *  James Skeen
        Rev. War service: 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain SC
  *  Capt. Peter Skeen b. 1756 SC, d. Mar 10 1826 Russell Co VA
        Rev. War service: 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain SC. About 1790 moved
        his family from the Carolinas to Wise VA.
     m. Sarah Sargent Oct 15 1782 Caswell Co NC, b. 1762 New Kent VA
     *  John Morgan Skeen b. 1785 d. 1886
        m. Jane Lydia Banyon abt 1810, b. 1794 d. 1845
        *  James Skeen b. 1812 d. 1870
           m. Winnie Wheeler
              b. 1817 Wheelers Ford, Russell Co VA, d. near St. Paul VA
           *  James Patton Skeen b. 1836 Wise Co VA, d. 1921 near Lebanon VA
              m. Elizabeth B Breeding b. 1838 Artrip VA, d. 1908 Artrip
              *  Elijah Floyd Skeen
                 b. Nov 22 1859 Banner VA, d. Jan 20 1931 Cleveland VA
                 m. Eliza Ethel Jessee Aug 15 1900
                    b. Nov 11 1883 Russell Co VA
                    d. Mar 24 1944 Martinsville VA
                 *  Ruth Skeen b. Dec 24 1907 near Cleveland VA
                    m. Guy Going Aug 3 1934
     *  Stephen (Peter/Sargent) Skeen
        b. 1788 Newberry NC, d. aft 1850 Wise Co VA
        m. Susanna Kiser in Wise Co
           b. Apr 19 1792 Russell Co VA, d. Jul 23 1860 St Paul VA
        *  John Skeen b. Jun 4 1814
        *  James Skeen b. Jun 28 1815
        *  Archabald Skeen b. Oct 18 1816
        *  Henry Skeen b. Dec 25 1817
        *  Martha Skeen b. Apr 17 1819
        *  Margaret Skeen b. May 10 1820
           m. Isaac Counts
              About 1841 moved with his wife to the Kentuck area
              of Jackson Co WV
        *  Franklin Skeen
           b. Jul 12 1822 Russell Co VA, d. Oct 9 1904 Ripley WV
              About 1843 went to the Kentuck area of Jackson Co WV
           m. Phoebe Garrett Sep 23 1847 Kentuck WV
              d. Feb 9 1912 Fletcher WV
              [d/o James Garrett of Russell Co VA]
           *  John Henry Skeen b. 1848 d. 1921
              m. Margaret Jeffries
           *  Elizabeth Skeen b. 1851
              m. Mr Presley
           *  Peter Click Skeen
                 b. 1852 Jackson Co WV, d. May 13 1933 Jackson Co
              m. Charlotte Temple Cleek b. and d. Kentuck WV
              *  Adam W "Jake" Skeen b. 1876 Mill Creek WV
              *  Major Skeen
              *  Ester D Skeen b. 1878
              *  Benjamin Wetzel Skeen
                 b. Apr 3 1882 Kentuck WV, d. Oct 19 1953 Ripley WV
                    buried Jackson Co Memory Garden, Cottageville WV
                 m. Mary Jane Kiser
                    b. Jun 21 1888 Kentuck, d. Mar 27 1972 Ripley WV
                    buried Jackson Co Memory Garden, Cottageville WV
                    [d/o Henry Kiser and Margaret Skeen]
                 *  thirteen children
              *  Elizabeth Skeen b. Feb 7 1884
              *  Ernest Skeen (female)
              *  Park Skeen
           *  Richard Gilmore Skeen b. 1857
              m. Nancy Duff
           *  Franklin Pierce Skeen b. May 13 1854 d. Dec 22 1924
              m. Mary "Polly" Kiser b. Feb 4 1856 d. Jan 1936
              *  Flora Ann Skeen d. Mar 19 1954
                 m. Clark Simmons b. 1874 d. Jan 23 1947
              *  Abednego Franklin Skeen b. Oct 15 1875 d. Dec 22 1924
                 m. Cora Good
              *  Omer Ishmael Skeen b. Jun 6 1877 d. Jan 15 1958
                 m. Mary Elizabeth Arthur-Wheeler b. Mar 31 1883 d. May 1956
              *  James Lester Skeen b. Jul 29 1878 d. Nov 2 1968
                 m. Leola Georgia Casto Mar 8 1902
              *  Samuel Dennis Skeen b. Feb 21 1880 d. 1948
                 m. Eva Slaughter Dec 4 1909
              *  William Dolphus Skeen b. Jun 2 1881 d. Apr 22 1952
                 m. Ethel Mae Slaughter b. Mar 16 1883 d. Jan 23 1917
                 m. Laura Dell Gandee
              *  Mary Elizabeth Skeen b. May 16 1883 d. Aug 1911 unmarried
           *  son b. and d. Dec 9 1858 Jackson Co WV
           *  Martha Ellen Skeen b. Jun 25 1860 Jackson Co WV
              m. Gabe Smith
           *  William H Skeen b. 1863 d. 1943
              m. Chlora Casto
           *  Robert E Lee Skeen b. Feb 27 1865 Jackson Co WV
              m. Dutch Hill
           *  Alwilda "Allie" Skeen b. Apr 15 1867 Jackson Co WV, d. 1943
              m. Park Casto
           *  Thomas Perry Skeen b. Mar 15 1869 d. Feb 7 1940
              m. Ida Stalnaker
           *  Louanna Skeen b. Apr 2 1873 Jackson Co WV
           *  Leva Skeen b. 1874
              m. Frank Mayes
           *  Olivia Skeen d. in infancy
           *  Susan Skeen d. in infancy
        *  Joseph Skeen Sr b. Feb 12 1824 d. 1896
              buried Skeen Family Cem, Kentuck WV
              A few months after brother Franklin moved to Kentuck WV,
              Joseph also moved there. Killed the last known panther in
              Jackson Co WV, at Basin Rock between Kentuck and Belgrove
           m. Mary Hamon
           *  Elijah Skeen
              m. Ms LaForce
           2nd wife of Joseph Skeen Sr:
           m. Polly Garrett
           *  James Harlan Skeen b. 1854
              m. Elizabeth Fields
           *  Joshua Skeen b. 1854 d. 1944
              m. Nancy A Kiser
              *  William Kenna Skeen b. 1878 d. 1936
                 m. Clara Sonora Smith
                    [d/o Rev. David D Smith]
              *  Virginia Skeen b. 1879
                 m. James Gordon Counts
              *  Loring Skeen b. 1882 d. 1905
                 m. Nora Kiser
              *  Mark Skeen b. 1883 d. 1972 never married
              *  Thomas B Skeen b. 1885 d. 1984
                 m. Esta Kate Presley
              *  Hoyt C Skeen b. 1886
                 m. Phoebe Presley
              *  Rosco Roy Skeen b. 1887
                 m. Lona Ferrell
              *  Abednego C Skeen b. 1889 d. 1975
                 m. Alice Cadle
              *  Joseph Della Skeen b. 1891
                 m. Ruth Ray
              *  Henry Beecher Skeen b. 1896 d. 1979
                 m. Ora Hamon
              *  Mary Mae Skeen b. 1898
                 m. Zeland O'Dell Hamon
           *  Margaret Skeen b. 1856 d. 1944
              m. Henry Kiser
           *  Sarah Skeen b. 1859
              m. Joseph Kiser
              m. Sabastian Caleb Hamon
           *  Charles Skeen b. 1851 d. 1920
              m. Cynthia Casto
           3rd wife of Joseph Skeen:
           m. Matilda Casto b. 1834 d. 1908
              [d/o George Casto]
              Her mother came from Holland when she was 16 yeares old.
              Matilda has brother, Dr. James Casto of Staats Mills WV
           *  Margaret Skeen b. Jan 1857
              m. John Henry Kiser Apr 30 1874, b. 1848
           *  Joel Skeen b. 1862 near Kenna/Kentuck WV, d. 1918
                 buried Skeen Family Cem, near Kenna/Kentuck WV
              m. Virginia Lucy Mays b. Apr 19 1867 d. Mar 1891
                 buried Cleek Family Cem, Goshen flats WV
                 [d/o James Mays and Cleopatra Hatcher]
              *  Virgil Lee Skeen b. Jul 7 1884
                 m. Alice Pearl Kerns 1911, b. Jul 2 1890
                    [d/o Gamaliel Pendelton Kerns and Rachel Ellen Boston]
              2nd wife of Joel Skeen:
              m. Sylvia Smith b. 1864 d. 1921
                 buried Skeen Family Cem, near Kenna/Kentuck WV
                 [d/o Samuel Smith and Bytheney "Beth Ann" Kiser]
              *  Arthur Skeen b. 1896
                 buried Skeen Family Cem, near Kenna/Kentuck WV
              *  Napoleon Skeen b. 1899 d. in infancy
                 buried Skeen Family Cem, near Kenna/Kentuck WV
              *  Georgia Skeen b. 1900 d. Jul 1958 never married
                 buried Skeen Family Cem, near Kenna/Kentuck WV
              *  Lilly Skeen d. 1918 buried Kerns Kentuck Cem, Kentuck WV
                 m. Arthur Kerns d. Jan 1920
                    buried Kerns Kentuck Cem
                    [s/o Daniel O Kerns and Rachel Barton]
                 *  four children
           *  David Leon Skeen b. Mar 3 1864 Jackson Co WV, d. Nov 12 1922
              m. Cordelia Ann Winter Nov 14 1882 Jackson Co
                 b. Dec 23 1862 d. Jul 25 1946
              *  Romie Dale Skeen b. 1883 d. 1912
                 m. Martha Jane Rose
              *  Clifton K Skeen b. and d. 1885
              *  Steven Herbert Skeen b. 1887 d. 1952
                 m. Lillie Margaret Hamon
              *  Otho Howard Skeen b. Nov 10 1890 d. Jan 15 1945
                 m. Malissa Ann Godbey Boggess Oct 22 1914
                    b. Oct 23 1890 d. Apr 8 1973
                 *  six children
              *  Miney O Skeen b. and d. 1897
              *  Eunice Elva Skeen b. 1895 d. 1986
                 m. Parvin Simmons
              *  Orla Skeen b. 1898 d. 1918
                 m. Delmar Good
              *  Ada Ernestine Skeen b. 1900 d. 1978
                 m. James Benjamin Poling
           *  Stephen Progler Skeen b. 1869 d. 1928
              m. Nancy Mays
              m. Ms Haynes
           *  Joseph Willie Dayton "Little Joe" Skeen Jr b. 1873
              m. Mary Harrison
           *  Delithea Skeen b. 1866
              m. Jefferson D Kiser
        *  Samuel Skeen b. Sep 12 1825
        *  Tolly Skeen b. Feb 27 1826
        *  Stephen Skeen Jr b. Apr 16 1827 moved to IN after marriage
           m. Hannah Parsons at Jackson Co WV Courthouse
        *  Sarah Jane Skeen
           b. Sep 19 1828 Russell Co VA, d. Sep 1 1916 Wise Co VA
           m. Martin L Gilliam Feb 1855 Whitesburg KY
              b. abt 1832 Copper Creek, Scott Co VA
              d. Sep 8 1862 Johnson Co KY
              one source says this is Susan Skeen b. Feb 13 1828
        *  Elizabeth Skeen b. Jun 9 1830 d. 1899 Wise Co VA
           m. William E Gilliam
              b. 1826 Copper Creek, Scott Co VA, d. Nov 14 1864 Louisa Co VA
           m. Ira Gilliam Mar 10 1872 Wise Co VA
              b. Jan 1 1830 Scott Co, d. 1895 Wise Co
        *  William Skeen b. Jan 6 1832
           A few months after brother Franklin moved to Kentuck WV,
           William also moved there
        *  Nancy Skeen b. Aug 7 1834
        *  Richard S Skeen b. Mar 6 1836
        *  Hop Skeen b. Oct 12 1837
        *  George H Skeen b. 1838
        *  Jane Skeen b. Mar 9 1839
     *  Jonathan Skeen b. 1790
        m. Francis "Fanny" (Harding?)
     *  Hiram Skeen
     *  William Skeen
     *  Sarah "Slaaie" Skeen b. 1796
        m. Meredith Evans
        *  eleven children
     *  James Skeen b. abt 1800
  *  Susannah "Sarah" Skeen b. abt 1763
     m. Abner Harding Sr
  *  Jonathan Rees Skeen b. 1765
     m. Elizabeth Sargent Jan 14 1792 Caswell Co NC
        b. abt 1772 Caswell Co NC
     *  Jonathan Skeen III
     *  Abraham Skeen
     *  John Wesley Skeen
     *  William Skeen
     *  Nathaniel Skeen
     *  Katie Skeen
     *  Stephen Skeen b. abt 1800
     *  Joseph Skeen b. abt 1803 Russell Co VA, d. Jun 8 1862 Floyd Co KY
        m. Juliana Rasnake
           [d/o Jocab Rasnake and Judith Finney]
        *  Jonathan Skeans b. abt 1835 Russell Co VA, d. Apr 22 1911
           m. Elizabeth Haywood Nov 13 1856
              [d/o Lewis Haywood and Elizabeth Higgins]
           *  William Jasper Skeans b. Oct 20 1857
           *  Elliot Skeans b. Aug 19 1859
           *  Juliana Skeans b. Aug 7 1861
           *  Eliza Ann Skeans b. Mar 7 1864
        *  Eliza Ann Skeen b. Feb 1835 Russell Co VA, d. Dec 29 1909
           m. Hiram Hicks
        *  George W Skeans
           b. Jul 10 1838 Russell Co VA, d. Feb 21 1911 Greenup Co KY
           m. Arminta Price May 17 1860 Floyd Co KY
           *  Jonathan Skeans b. Jan 10 1862
              m. Mary Catharine Wadkins Apr 27 1883
           *  Margaret Ann Skeans b. 1865
              m. Elliot Hicks Feb 11 1886
           *  Samuel Skeans
           *  Thomas Skeans b. Dec 6 1869 d. Mar 18 1940 West Prestonburg KY
              m. Theodora Click Oct 20 1897
           *  Martha Skeans b. 1873
           *  Edith Skeans
           *  Joseph Skeans b. Nov 17 1878 Floyd Co KY
        *  Jasper Newton Skeen
           b. Mar 10 1841 Floyd Co KY, d. Oct 13 1920 Russell Co VA
           m. Elizabeth Rasnake Feb 20 1862 Russell Co VA
              [d/o Elijah Rasnake and Martha Hobbs]
           *  John B Skeen
              b. May 12 1863 Russell Co VA, d. Jan 26 1943 Scottsville VA
              m. Alta Victoria Miller Sep 29 1891 Russell Co VA
                 [d/o Valentine Miller and Celina Hale]
              *  Barney McCoy Skeen b. 1892
                 m. Rosa Rasnake Dec 18 1915
              *  Corinne Skeen b. 1894 d. Sep 20 1962
                 m. James Lawson Apr 3 1920
              *  Martha Skeen b. 1895 d. Jul 11 1955
                 m. Oakley Skeen Sep 23 1918, b. Sep 13 1896
              *  Rosa Lee Skeen
                 b. Mar 3 1897 Cleveland VA
                 d. Dec 26 1988 Charlottesville VA
                 m. Charles Werth Morgan May 19 1923 Fluvanna VA
                    [s/o Jeremiah Morgan and Martha Edwards]
                 *  three children
              *  Samuel Jackson Skeen b. 1900 d. Feb 6 1965
                 m. Ruth Rasnake Jan 27 1930
              *  Ethel Skeen b. Apr 22 1902
                 m. Collie Combs Oct 17 1922
              *  James Branch Skeen b. 1904
                 m. Blanche Dennis
              *  Nettie Jane Skeen b. 1905 d. Mar 10 1977
                 m. Arthur Mundy Aug 30 1922
              *  Walter Phillip Skeen b. 1907 d. Dec 25 1930
              *  Edith Skeen b. 1910
                 m. Ray Leigh abt 1936
           *  Joseph Skeen b. 1866 d. 1944
              m. Eliza D Campbell
           *  Bryant Skeen b. Sep 26 1867 d. Jan 26 1945
              m. Amanda "Minda" Deel Dec 5 1888 Russell Co VA
                 [d/o Henry Deel and Leah]
              *  Laura Skeen b. 1888
              *  Mary Skeen b. 1893
              *  Russell Skeen b. 1894
              *  Clinton Skeen b. 1896
              *  Mattie Skeen b. 1899
                 m. Calvin S Rasnake May 17 1917
              *  Elbert Skeen b. 1902
              *  Caroline "Carrie" Skeen b. 1903
              *  Frances "Frankie" Skeen b. 1904
              *  Stafford Skeen b. 1906
           *  Nancy Jane Skeen b. 1872 d. Sep 14 1949
              m. Elijah Rasnake Dec 27 1919
              *  Dora Rasnake
              *  William Jasper Rasnake
              *  John Rolstan Hendricks Rasnake
              *  Douglas Rasnake
              *  Elizabeth Rasnake
              *  Mary Bell Rasnake
              *  James Rasnake
              *  Tandy Rasnake
              *  Grace Rasnake
              *  Bascom Slemp Rasnake
              *  Walter Howard Rasnake
              *  Tivis Sharon Rasnake
           *  Jonas Cole "Babe" Skeen b. May 3 1874 d. Aug 15 1958
              m. Mary Ann Musick Dec 20 1895
                 [d/o Abel Musick and Sarah Crabtree]
              *  Oakley Skeen b. Sep 13 1896
                 m. Martha Skeen Sep 23 1918, b. 1895 d. Jul 11 1955
              *  Bessie Skeen b. Sep 11 1897
              *  Blanche Skeen b. Dec 12 1898
              *  Ormal B Skeen b. Jan 26 1901
              *  Andrew C Skeen b. Oct 24 1902
              *  Sarah Skeen b. Mar 21 1909
              *  Marjorie Skeen b. Oct 10 1910
              *  Elmer Sidney Skeen b. Aug 28 1918
           *  Sarah "Sallie" Skeen b. Sep 20 1888 d. Apr 1 1972
              m. Della L Fuller
              *  Beulah Fuller
              *  Earl Fuller
              *  Gaylene Fuller
              *  Sealymay Fuller
              *  Teddy Fuller
              *  Kelley Fuller
        *  Mary Skeen
        *  Thomas H Skeen
        *  Daniel Skeen
        *  Margaret Skeen b. 1848 Floyd Co KY
           m. Jonathan Wadkins
     *  Virginia Jane "Jennie" Skeen
        b. 1811 Reeds Valley, Rusell Co VA, d. 1900
        m. Elihu Kiser Apr 15 1832 Russell Co VA
           b. Feb 15 1810 Reeds Valley, d. 1900 Reeds Valley
        Descendants of Virginia Skeen and Elihu Kiser
     2nd wife of Jonathan Rees Skeen
     m. Sarah "Sally" Monk
     *  John Wesley Skeen b. Russell Co VA
     *  Katherine Skeen
     *  child
     *  Jonathan Skeen b. abt 1812
     *  William Skeen b. abt 1817
     *  James Skeen b. abt 1819
     *  Abraham Skeen b. abt 1820
     *  David Alexander Skeen b. Jan 16 1824 d. 1922 Lexington KY
        m. Nancy Rasnick
           [d/o Jacob Rasnake and Judith Finney]


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