Vera Leist Skeels

Female18 March 1915–1 January 2000

Brief Life History of Vera Leist

When Vera Leist Skeels was born on 18 March 1915, in Wauseon, Fulton, Ohio, United States, her father, Floyd Myers Skeels, was 20 and her mother, Dorothy Leist, was 19. She married Bernard Clyde Rogers on 23 April 1938, in Fulton, Ohio, United States. She lived in York Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Wauseon, Clinton Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 2000, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84.

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Bernard Clyde Rogers
Vera Leist Skeels
Marriage: 23 April 1938

Sources (9)

  • Vera Rogers in household of Bernard Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vera L Skeels, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Vera Leist Skeels Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1938Fulton, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 3

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


    Age 26

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Skeel with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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