Mary E Skeen

about 1873–19 June 1953 (Age 80)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Skeen was born about 1873, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Eliza Jessee Skeen, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Isaacs, was 45. She married Oscar Christian on 12 June 1904, in Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cleveland, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Huntington, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 19 June 1953, in Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Christian
Mary E Skeen
Marriage: 12 June 1904
William Christian
Harry Christian

Spouse and Children

    Oscar Christian



12 June 1904
Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States


    William Christian


    Harry Christian


Parents and Siblings

    Eliza Jessee Skeen


    Elizabeth Mary Isaacs




    Fielden Ashley Skeenes



    Rebecca Jane Skeens


    James Henry Skeens


    John Skeen or Skeens


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 21

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Skene in Aberdeenshire, named with Gaelic sceathan ‘thorn bush’.2 variant of Irish Skehan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Skeen in household of J P Skeen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie Christian in household of Oscar Christian, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Christian, "Find A Grave Index"

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