Richard Skees

22 May 1807–13 September 1882 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Skees was born on 22 May 1807, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard Skees, was 39 and his mother, Ann Durbin, was 38. He married Mary Martha Hill about 1833, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in White Mills, Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 13 September 1882, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Harcourt, Hardin, Kentucky, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Richard? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Richard Skees
Mary Martha Hill
Marriage: about 1833
Catharine Ann Skees
Sarah Elizabeth Skees
Benedict Joseph Skees
James Thomas Skees
John Lewis Skees
Hettie Eliza Skees
Mary Malinda Skees
Juliet Magdalene Skees
Margaret E. Skees
Martha Jane Skees
Teresa Ellen Skees

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1833Kentucky, United States
  • Children


    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 5
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined.

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

    Sources (15)

    • Richard Skees, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Richard Skees in entry for Sarah Pearl, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Richd Skees, "United States Census, 1870"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.