ABEL, Cathleen Adair (b. 13 SEP 1964)
Given Name: Cathleen Adair
Education: University of Kentucky
Place: Lexington, Kentucky.
Given Name: Sara Louise
Given Name: Milford Calvin
Given Name: Norine Fay
Given Name: Kenneth Adair
Note: At the time of this note, 13 Nov 1999, Kenneth Skiles is at hislongtime home at 703 North Street in Grayville, Illinois, preparing tocelebrate his 87th birthday in the small town where he has spent muchof his adult life.
A tall, quiet man of imposing stature he is one of Grayville's mostrespected citizens.
After education at the University of Illinois and service as alieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he spent his adultlife in the retail and service business. He began his successfulbusiness career as an accountant., was then owner of a hardware store,car dealership and, before his retirement, a television sales andservice business.
His stately home is the scene of gatherings of his three children,grandchildren and now great grandchildren. He has remained inremarkably good health and is respected with affection as thepatriarch of his family.
Note: He was born at 8:30 p.m. and weighed seven pounds.
Event: Type: Military
Place: Lt. (jg) US Navy, World War II
Education: University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.
Religion: Christian Church
Given Name: Marjorie Dell
Note: In her obituary published 16 July 1981 in The Mercury-Independent inGrayville, IL, Marjorie Skiles was called "a leader in Grayvillecultural and historical activities."
She was one of the prime movers in the formation of The GrayvilleCommunity Arts association in 1975 and served on the group's board ofdirectors. She was active through
the years in promoting stage play and concerts.
She was avidly interested in the early history of Grayville and WhiteCounty and was active in
tracing her family history. She taught the young adult's Sunday Schoolclass at the Grayville
First United Methodist Church, sang in the church choir and helpedpromote activities of the
church's women's organization.
She apparently died in her sleep of a heart attack. Her body was foundabout 11 a.m. by her
Religion: Methodist Church
Given Name: Michael McDonald
Given Name: William
Given Name: Thomas
Given Name: Benjamin
Given Name: Joseph
Note: Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Will Book D p. 525-526
Will: Date: 30 MAR 1769
Place: Hanover County, Virginia
Given Name: Mary
Given Name: Phoebe
Given Name: Elizabeth
Note: It is possible that Frances Smith, who married the REv. Elijah Craig,was her daughter.
Given Name: George
Given Name: Charles
Given Name: Mary
Note: Her last name has not been documented. Henry Long and Christian, hiswife, lived adjacent
Capt. Hawkins 11 Feb 1713/14 Essex County, Virginia.
Given Name: William Lawrence
Note: He was born "Lawrence William".
Given Name: Joseph Henry
Given Name: Adele
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