County Courthouse in 1903
White County Historical Society
White County, Arkansas

Skelton Family

John Franklin Skelton

John Franklin Skelton
Born 28 June 1841 Hendricks Co. IND
Died 5 April 1918 Rome, GA Floyd Co
Buried" Oakland Cemetery
Occup: Farmer
Civil War: Co G 16 Regt Ind. Inf (1 yr)
Co E 68 Regt. Ind Inf 8-19-1862 to June 20, 1865 Volunteer
Married; IN Hamilton Co TN No dates.
Sarah Bolton
Born 11 November 1831 Tennessee
Died 12 December 1878 White County Arkansas
Buried: what cemetery out of Pangburn
Lived close to Red River in White Co.

Father: Solomon Bolton Born : Sept 17, 17`79` Georgetown District in
Prince Georges Parish, South Carolina Died: July 16, 1868 Illinois
Mother: Rachael Davis Bolton Born :
Died: Sept 5, 1861 Tennessee

Solomon Bolton enlisted in War of 1812 on Oct 8, 1814 at Richland Dist, Columbia, SC
Discharged March 7, 1815 Charleston, SC.
Married: Feb 8, 1811 in Sc.


James Skelton Born 29 July 1866 Hamilton Co TN died in TN but no proff
Elizabeth (Betty) Skelton Born: 13 April 1968 Hamilton Co. TN Died in MS
Frank Skelton born 22 May 1871 White County Ark. Died Binger, OK Caddo Co
Susie Skelton Born 7 Sept 1873 White Co. Arkansas Died there young age
Manervia Skelton born 5 December 1878 White Co. Died at birth

John Franklin Skelton married second time in Hamilton Co Tn to Ellen McCulla
and they had these children.
John Auston born 26 Jan 1884 Hamilton Co TN died at birth in TN
Nellie VIola Born 17 Jan 1887 Hamilton Co TN died in Ilinois
John Franklin Skelton jr born 24 Dec 1889 Hamilton Co. TN Died in Arkansas
William Young Skelton Born 14 April 1894 Hamilton Co TN. Died in Illinois

John Franklin and Sarah BOLTON Skelton is my Great Grandparents. I descend down through their son, Frank who married Mary Etta Ferguson there in White Co and their son Raymond , my DAD who married Minnie Oneida Jay in Caddo Co Ok.
" Personal Knowledge of family".
"1880 White Co Ark Census. 1870 Census Independence Co Ark. 1900
Census of Hamilton Co TN. 1860 Census of Hamilton Co. TN and 1840 Census of Marion Co. TN (Boltons) Obituary and newspaper clippings. Letters from Johns and Ellen McCulla Skeltons descendants." Personal Interviews from their descendants in Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas.'"
'Full file of John Skeltons Civil War
Papers from Archives in WA and in IND, at Vigo Co Public Library.. Obituaries of John Skeltons in Rome, GA. Obituary for Ellen Skelton in Chattanooga Times dated July 25, 1899 Tuesday.
Pictures given to me from John Skeltons descendants. One especially of John in his Civil War suit.' and one taken of Sarah Bolton Skelton , which is on tin

Submitted by Evelyn Skelton Sell
P.O. Box 744
Chowchilla, CA 93610