Mary A Skiles

9 December 1879–22 May 1964 (Age 84)
Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary A

When Mary A Skiles was born on 9 December 1879, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, her father, Daniel David Skiles, was 23 and her mother, Hannah Metzger, was 27. She married Jacob Edward Eller on 25 March 1903, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Rossville, Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Jackson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 22 May 1964, in Carroll, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Musselman Cemetery, Camden, Jackson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Edward Eller
Mary A Skiles
Marriage: 25 March 1903
Malinda Anna Eller
Elizabeth "Bessie" Marie Eller
Rose or Rosa Mae Eller
Clarence Daniel Eller

Spouse and Children

25 March 1903
Indiana, United States



    Elizabeth "Bessie" Marie Eller


    Rose or Rosa Mae Eller


    Clarence Daniel Eller


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Skiles in household of Daniel D Skiles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Eller in household of Jacob Eller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Eller in household of Jacob E Eller, "United States Census, 1920"

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