West Virginia Pioneers

Family: Joseph Willie Skeen/Matilda Casto (F1339)

m. 12 Mar 1861


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph Willie Skeen

    Born  12 Feb 1824  Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jul 1896   
    Buried    Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  12 Mar 1861  [1]  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Mary 'Polly' Hamon | F4563 
    Married     
    Other Spouse  Mary Rebecca 'Polly' Garrett | F4562 
    Married  15 Mar 1849  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Stephen Skeen | F1338 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Kiser | F1338 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Matilda Casto

    Born  24 Jul 1834  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Jan 1908   
    Buried    Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev George Casto, Sr | F586 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Ours | F586 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + Joel Skeen

    Born  Jan 1862  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1919   
    Buried    Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Virginia Lucy Mays | F7088 
    Married  31 May 1883  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sylvia Smith | F7089 
    Married  8 Oct 1891  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + David L Skeen

    Born  5 Mar 1864  Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Nov 1922   
    Buried    Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Cordelia A Winter | F2739 
    Married  14 Nov 1882  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Telitha Skeen

    Born  3 Dec 1866  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Nov 1898  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas Jefferson Lee Kiser | F8477 
    Married  17 Aug 1883  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Stephen Progler Skeen

    Born  1869  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1928   
    Buried    Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy Ann Mays | F7090 
    Married  17 Aug 1887  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    + Joseph William Dayton Skeen

    Born  13 Jun 1871  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Aug 1926  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Catherine Harrison | F7092 
    Married  18 Dec 1894  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 

    • 1870 Washington, Jackson, WV # 172
      Skean, Joseph 44 VA
      Matilda 37 VA
      James H 18 Va
      Jasper H 16 V
      Margaret 14 Va
      Sarah J 11 Va
      Jewell 8 Va [Joel]
      Talitha 6 WV
      Stephen 4 WV
      David 7 Va
      # 173
      Skean, Charles 19 KY Mar [another son???]
      Cynthia 20 Ky Mar

      1880 Census Place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      Joseph SKEEN Self M M W 55 VA
      Matilda SKEEN Wife F M W 42 WV
      Joel SKEEN Son M S W 18 WV
      David L. SKEEN Son M S W 16 WV
      Telitha SKEEN Dau F S W 14 WV
      Stephen SKEEN Son M S W 12 WV
      Joseph SKEEN Son M S W 9 WV

      1900 Washington, Jackson, WV # 99
      Joel Skeen 1/1862 m 19y WVVAWV
      Silvie 3/1857 m 19y 4-3 children WV VAVA
      Virgil L son 7/1884 WV
      Lillie M da 5/1893
      Arthur B son 5/1896
      Georgia da 3/1899
      Matilda mother 7/1836 wd 5-4 children WVWVWV
      George W neph 3/1888 WVWVWV

      Matilda is third wife

      The History of West Virginia, Old and New
      Published 1923, The American Historical Society, Inc.,
      Chicago and New York, Volume III,
      pg. 468
      Jackson

      HERBERT SKEEN is in his second term of efficient service as Circuit Court clerk of Jackson County.. . . .
      Mr. Skeen was born at Kentuck, in Jackson County, August 3, 1887. His grandfather, Joseph Skeen, was born in West Virginia and was an early day hunter and farmer at Kentuck, where he lived out his life. The grandmother was his third wife, Matilda Casto, a native and life-long resident of Jackson County. David L. Skeen, father of the Circuit Court clerk, was born at Kentuck in 1864, and has spent all his life there. He owns a large farm, is a cattle raiser, a timber man, and for two years was road surveyor of Washington District. His political affiliation is with the republican party. David L. Skeen married Cordelia Winter, who was born in Jackson County in 1863. . .

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.