Peter O. Skiles

1857–1917 (Age 60)
Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of Peter O.

When Peter O. Skiles was born on 23 March 1857, in Dent, Missouri, United States, his father, Peter Joseph Skiles, was 44 and his mother, Martha Ann Brown, was 36. He married Sarah C. Van Hooser on 17 April 1882, in Texas, Missouri, United States. He lived in Dent, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Texas Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 5 December 1917, in Texas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Montauk, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter O. Skiles
Sarah C. Van Hooser
Marriage: 17 April 1882

Spouse and Children

17 April 1882
Texas, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Joseph Skiles


    Martha Ann Brown




    William Skiles


    Hezekiah Skiles


    Henry Lee Carl Skiles


    Mary Jane Skiles


    Jacob Skiles


+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Skoyles, a Norfolk name of unexplained etymology.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Skyles in household of Peter Skyles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter Skiles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • P O Skiles in household of Peter Skiles, "United States Census, 1870"

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