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William Henry Skaife

William Henry Skaife

Male 1863 - 1942  (79 years)

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  • Name William Henry Skaife 
    Adoption Mar 1863  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Adopted and raised by his Aunt & Uncle William Skaife 
    Born 7 Mar 1863  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1900  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    head-of-household, farmer 
    Census 1910  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    head-of-household 
    Census 1920  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    head-of-household, farmer, owns his (mortgaged) farm 
    Census 1930  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    widowed head-of-household, farmer; his single daughter Jennie M. Skaife and his grand-son Clifford Skaife age 15 are enumerated in William's household 
    Census 1940  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    head-of-household 
    Died 4 Nov 1942  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Buried Rockville (British Hollow Cem.), Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I35  Skaife
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2017 

    Father Samuel Skaife,   b. 12 Nov 1824, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1898, Table Mound Twp., Dubuque Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Marie Warmington,   b. 1831, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1863, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1853  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura `Lenora` Cash,   b. 26 Jun 1868, Burton (Waterloo), Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1929, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Oct 30 1888  Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Jennie M. Skaife,   b. 27 Jul 1889, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1945  (Age 55 years)
     2. Laura Etta Maria Skaife,   b. 21 Apr 1892, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 56 years)
     3. John Manley Skaife,   b. 18 Apr 1894, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Lancaster, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Jesse Dewitt Skaife,   b. 22 Oct 1896, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1942, Bloomington, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. Minnie Mae Skaife,   b. 20 Aug 1899, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 78 years)
     6. Lillie P. Skaife,   b. Abt 1902, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 37 years)
     7. Samuel Grange Skaife,   b. 10 Oct 1904, Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1974, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. William H. Skaife,   b. Abt 1905, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAdoption - Adopted and raised by his Aunt & Uncle William Skaife - Mar 1863 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Mar 1863 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, farmer - 1 Jun 1900 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 1910 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, farmer, owns his (mortgaged) farm - 1920 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - widowed head-of-household, farmer; his single daughter Jennie M. Skaife and his grand-son Clifford Skaife age 15 are enumerated in William's household - 1930 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 1940 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1942 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rockville (British Hollow Cem.), Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Oct 30 1888 - Potosi, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William 'Willie' Skaife (1863-1942)
    William 'Willie' Skaife (1863-1942)
    Maggie Skaife's Uncle
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942) and his wife Lenora Cash (1868-1929)
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942) and his wife Lenora Cash (1868-1929)
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    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942), his wife Lenora Cash (1868-1929) and their daughter Jennie M. Skaife (1889-1945)
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942), his wife Lenora Cash (1868-1929) and their daughter Jennie M. Skaife (1889-1945)
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    Four adult children of Samuel Skaife (1824-1898)
    Four adult children of Samuel Skaife (1824-1898)
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942), Minnie (Skaife) Winders (1862-1918), John Edward Skaife (1858-1932) and Jennie Skaife (1845-1935)

    Documents
    History of Grant County, Wisconsin
    History of Grant County, Wisconsin
    Town of Potosi, biography of William Skaife
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    John Edward Skaife (1858-1932)
    John Edward Skaife (1858-1932)
    Obituary of former president of the Village of Frederic
    Jane Ann 'Jennie' Skaife (1845-1935)
    Jane Ann 'Jennie' Skaife (1845-1935)
    Obituary of spinster Jane Ann Skaife never married born 15 August 1845
    Lenora (Cash) Skaife (1868-1929)
    Lenora (Cash) Skaife (1868-1929)
    Transcript of obituary of wife of William Skaife
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942)
    William Henry Skaife (1863-1942)
    Obituary of husband of Lenora Cash
    Will of Samuel Skaife (1824-1898)
    Will of Samuel Skaife (1824-1898)
    Devised on 8 April 1893 in Table Mound Township, Dubuque County, Iowa USA, he bequeaths and distributes his property amongst his five children.

    Headstones
    William H. Skaife (1863-1942) and Lenora (Cash) Skaife (1868-1929)
    William H. Skaife (1863-1942) and Lenora (Cash) Skaife (1868-1929)
    A Wisconsin Family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S13105872] Biography of William Skaife.

    2. [S13105924] Cem Marker of Wm H Skaife and wife L L Skaife, (27 Sep 2006) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S13243117] 1900 U. S. Fed. Census, Ancestry.com, "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMVM-Y6S : accessed 31 January 2016), William H Skaife, Potosi town Potosi village, Grant, Wisconsin, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 110, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,790.

    4. [S13110707] Find-a-Grave www.findagrave.com.

    5. [S13247494] 1910 U. S. Fed. Census, Ancestry.com, "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPVZ-XL1 : accessed 31 January 2016), William H Skaife in household of William H Skaife, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 43, sheet 11B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,724.

    6. [S13247496] 1920 U. S. Fed. Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1988; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 123.

    7. [S13247495] 1930 U. S. Fed. Census, Ancestry.com, T626_2574 pg 6B ED 49.

    8. [S13201328] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, T627_4481 pg 12A ED 22-46.

    9. [S13105924] Cem Marker of Wm H Skaife and wife L L Skaife, (27 Sep 2006) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S13108459] Telegraph Herald [Dubuque, Iowa], pg 10, 6 Nov 1942.