John O. Skelton Land Deeds
1848, 1853
1 os folder

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Processed by: Benjamin Clark, March 2006

Biographical Note:

John O. Skelton, born circa 1810, was a merchant in Cass County.  He and his partner, Ashford Carter, had a retail business called Skelton and Carter, which opened in 1831.  Skelton married Elizabeth A. Vigus on 24 September 1838 in Cass County.

Helm, Thomas B. History of Cass County, Indiana. Chicago: Brant and Fuller, 1886. 458-459.
Ancestry Library. “Indiana Marriages to 1850.” Mar. 8, 2006 <>

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains deeds for property purchased and owned by John O. Skelton in Cass County, Indiana.

Item Listing:

Folder 10.  
1848 May 1 Skelton land deed
1853 Mar. 1 Skelton land deed

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 oversized folder

Collection Dates:

1848, 1853


Jennie Skelton, 23 December 1929

Access: This collection is open for research.



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