James T. Skillings
(1844-1921)
Martha J. Norton
(1849-1936)
Charles Winthrop Skillings
(1881-1963)

 

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Grace Darling Walker

Charles Winthrop Skillings 253,514

  • Born: 16 September 1881, Strong, Franklin County, Maine 514,4610
  • Marriage: Grace Darling Walker 18 July 1916 in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine 253
  • Died: 3 January 1963, Strong, Franklin County, Maine at age 81 4610,4611
  • Buried: After 3 January 1963, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine at Riverside Cemetery 4612
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Lewiston Evening Journal
Lewiston, Maine
Jan. 5, 1963

Charles Skillings

STRONG -- Charles W. Skillings, 81, died unexpectedly late Thursday at his home on the Strong Road.

He was born Sept. 1, 1881, in Strong, son of James T. and Martha Norton Skillings. He was educated in the Strong elementary schools and attended Bryant Stratton Business College, Boston. Mr. Skillings spent his entire life in Strong and was a well known farmer and lumberman. He was a prominent man in the cattle industry. He raised registered Guernsey cattle which were shown for many years at the Franklin County fair. He married Mary Pierce, March 17, 1930 at Livermore Falls.

Surviving are his widow and three sons, James, Wilton; John, stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard at New Orleans, La.; and George, Strong; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Meservey, Fairfield, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

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He was described as being of medium build and height with hazel eyes and brown hair.

He appeared on the census in 1900 in Strong, Franklin County, Maine. He lived in the household of his parents.

He appeared on the census in 1910 in Strong, Franklin County, Maine. He lived in the household of his parents.

He appeared on the census in 1920 in Strong, Franklin County, Maine. He was married but lived in the household of his parents. His wife did not live in the home.

He appeared on the census in 1930 in Strong, Franklin County, Maine. He was head of household and property owner. He lived with his second wife, Mary.

He worked as a farmer.

His Social Security Number was 004-38-3177.



He was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine.


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Charles married Grace Darling Walker, daughter of Eben Jones Walker and Frances Ellen Knapp, 18 July 1916 in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine.253 The marriage ended in divorce. (Grace Darling Walker was born 8 October 1888 in East New Portland, Somerset County, Maine,4607,4608 died 27 September 1979 in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine 4607,4609 and was buried after 27 September 1979 in New Portland, Somerset County, Maine at East New Portland Cemetery 4607.)




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