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Caleb Skilton and Sarah Ann Branch of Springwater NY

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Photo of Caleb Skilton.

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Photo of Sarah Ann Branch Skilton.

The Family of Caleb Skilton and Sarah Ann Branch Skilton

 

 

 

birth place

death place

Caleb Skilton

husband

1 November 1834 - 17 October 1910

Dorking Surrey England

Springwater NY

Sarah Ann Branch Skilton

wife

10 December 1841 - 13 December 1920

Dorking Surrey England

Springwater NY

 

marriage

10 December 1858

 

 

Thaddeus A. Skilton

son

January 1860 - 8 January 1940

Rochester NY

Ionia NY

Martha A. Skilton

daughter

circa 1864 - 1950

Unknown place

Unknown place

William S. Skilton

son

circa 1865 - 1948

Unknown place

Unknown place

Emma Skilton

daughter

circa 1865 - February 1873

Unknown place

Unknown place

 

 

 

 

The Parents of Caleb Skilton

William Skilton and Martha Friday Skilton

The Parents of Sarah Ann Branch

Stephen Branch and Sarah A. Friday Branch

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Skilton Family Tree

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Friday Family Tree

Branch Family Tree

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Friday Family Tree

Mr. and Mrs. Skilton Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

From the Livonia Gazette, 18 December 1908

Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Skilton celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary Thursday evening, Dec. 10th, at their home, by entertaining about forty of their relatives and friends.

They have passed nearly all their wedded life in their present home, and have been blessed with a good degree of health and lived a quiet, unpretentious life, honored and respected by all.

Skilton has held the office of justice of the peace for many years, and has always been found on the right side in all matters of public differences, and has performed marriage ceremonies.

They have two sons and two daughters, Miss Martha, who lives with her parents, Mrs. Charles Schneck of Canadice, William of Hemlock and Thaddeus of Allen’s Hill.

Also four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Skilton was the daughter of Stephen and Sarah Branch. She has three brothers and one sister, Stephen Branch of Michigan, Henry of Wayland, George of Canadice and Mrs. Clark Rix of Canadice. Also three half brothers, Mark Brown of Canadice, Addison and Elmer of Colorado. Mr. Skilton has two aged sisters living, one in Henrietta, who celebrated her golden wedding some years ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Skilton were presented with about $25.00 in gold, besides many other useful gift. A bountiful repast was served at an early hour. All united in making it a very pleasant occasion. They have the best wishes of their many friends for more years of happiness together.

The Obituary of Caleb Skilton

1 November 1834 - 17 October 1910

From Ontario County Journal, 21 October 1910

Canadice, N. Y. - Caleb Skilton, aged 75 years, died at his home on Bald Hill on Monday. Mr. Skilton had lived here for over 40 years, coming to this town from Henrietta. He served as assessor for many years, and for more than 20 years has been a member of the town board as one of the justices. He leaves two sons, Thaddeus of Ionia, and William of Hemlock; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Eldridge of Springwater and Mrs. Charles Schnick of this town, beside his wife, to mourn a kind father, a faithful husband and an honorable, upright citizen. Funeral services were held at his late home and interment was at Springwater yesterday.

The Obituary of Sarah Ann Branch Skilton

10 December 1841 - 13 December 1920

From the Livonia Gazette, 23 December 1920.

Mrs. Ann Skilton passed away at the home of her daughter Tuesday morning of last week, after a lingering illness, at the age of 79. Loving hands administered to her needs, and all was done that could be to relieve her suffering; death, however, claimed her and she was laid to rest in the Evergreen cemetery, near Springwater. The Rev. Mr. Bucher, a former pastor, officiated.

Mrs. Skilton was born in Surrey, England, December 10, 1841, and came to this country when two years of age, with her parents, Stephen and Sarah Branch, who settled at Pittsford, then going later to Livonia, thence to Canadice, where she spent the remainder of her life.

On December 10, 1858, she was married to Caleb Skilton of Henrietta who died October 17, 1910.

She leaves to mourn her loss four children, Thaddeus of West Bloomfield, William of Hemlock, Mrs. Marcia Eldridge and Mrs. Emma Schneck, both of Canadice; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren, all of whom are living, except Rita Skilton Hartwell, who died January 13 of this year. There are also three brothers, Stephen Branch of Michigan, George of Honeoye, and Henry of Wayland, and one sister, Mrs. Clark Rix of Hemlock. Three half-brothers also survive - Elmer Brown of Colorado, Addison Brown of California and Mark Brown of Hemlock. One brother, Thomas, and two half sisters, Ellen and Josephine, preceded her in death.

Mrs. and Mrs. Skilton celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary at their home on Bald Hill December 10, 1908.

The Burial of Caleb Skilton

Evergreen Cemetery in Springwater NY

The Burial of Sarah Ann Branch Skilton

Evergreen Cemetery in Springwater NY

Newspaper articles from FultonHistory.com

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