Franklin P. Skeen

This file submitted by Gloria Skeens and Audrey Skeen Preece

Franklin P. Skeen was born 12 Jul 1822 in Russell Co., Virginia, the son of Stephen Skeen and Susannah Kiser. About 1843 he moved to Jackson Co., WV. He married Phoebe Garrett abt. 1847. Franklin Skeen and his brother Joseph Skeen were central figures in a fued pitting Russell County Skeens, Counts, Kisers and others against other Jackson & Roane County West Virginians. Franklin Skeen died 09 Oct 1904.

See the Memoirs of Daniel W. Cunningham - The Criminal History of Roane and Jackson Counties, WV which gives much info on Franklin Skeen, his family and other relatives from Russell County.

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