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James Skadden

James Skadden[1]

Male 1837 - 1867  (30 years)

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  • Name James Skadden 
    Born 1837  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • fact that James is son of Absalom and Lydia proven circumstantially by 1850 census, when James is in their home, and the fact that Absalom names Edward Skadden as a grandson
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Jackson, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James Karscadden, 13 years old, born in Pennsylvania enumerated on census in the home of Absalom and Lydia Karscadden 
    • U.S. FEDERAL CENSUS:
      1850 Jackson, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
      Absalom Karscadden, 37 years old, born in Pennsylvania. Farmer. Value of real estate: 1200
      Lydia A. Karscadden, 30 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      James Karscadden, 13 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      Mary Karscadden, 11 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      Wayman Karscadden, 9 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      Almira Karscadden, 7 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      Maria Karscadden, 4 years old, born in Pennsylvania
      Emeline Karscadden, 1 year old, born in Pennsylvania
    1850 Federal Census
    1850 Federal Census
    Jackson, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    Died 1867  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • James is said to have died in 1867, before Francis was born. Family stories hold that James was thrown from the wagon and impaled on a fence when his team of horses ran away.
    Buried
    • according to family stories, James is buried in the Cherry Grove Cemetery, outside of Mason City, Illinois. No stone has been found for him.
    Person ID I49  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2020 

    Father Absalom Skadden,   b. 23 Jun 1813, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1886, Ridgefield Township, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia Ann Blain,   b. 8 Jul 1820, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1889, Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married
    • presume married before 1837, in Pennsylvania, because both Absalom and Lydia were born in Pennsylvania, and their first-known child was born in 1837, in Pennsylvania
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriett Elizabeth Swiger,   b. 18 Nov 1846, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1908, Mason City, Mason County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1863  Mason County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married by William A. Langston, M.G.
    Skadden-Swiger Marriage
    Skadden-Swiger Marriage
    Children 
    +1. Edward Wayman Skadden,   b. 18 Jul 1865, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1932, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
     2. Frances Skadden,   b. 1867, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874  (Age 7 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1860: he is not listed in his parents' home


      Family stories, as related by a grandson (Harvey), hold that after James' death, Harriet and her two sons moved to a Skadden relative in Rock Island, Illinois.
      At some point, Harriet found herself in Erie County, Ohio, where she re-married, in 1868. We note that there were Skaden family members in the Erie and Huron county areas.


  • Sources 
    1. [S7170] Census.
      1850 Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; James, 13, born in PA, listed in home of Absalom and Lydia Karscadden

    2. [S7170] Census.
      1850 Luzerne Co., PA, listing James as 13 years old, born in PA

    3. [S7171] Family Stories.


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