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135. Maudie J. HARRISON60,82 was born on 14 February 1889 in Arkansas.47,63 She died on 6 May 1969 at the age of 80 in Los Molinos, Tehama County, California.63 She was buried at Lawncrest Memorial Park in Redding, Shasta County, California.

Married name was Skeen and she lived in Susanville, Lassen Co, CA in 1929

Records of Crawford Co AR Marriage Book G 1900-1906
Oma Cole & Lucille Pound
Maud A. Harrison, age 16 to J. G Skeen, age 23
2 Aug 1905 by W. H. Taylor

1910 Census. Porter, Crawford Co, AR, Hh 156
Jonathan G. Skeen, age 28, married 4 years, b. KY
Maud, A., wife, 21, 2 children, b. IL
Charley E., son, age 3, b. AR
Olin E., son, age 1, b. AR

1920 Census. Chester, Crawford Co, AR Hh 72
Maud Skeen, 30
Olan, son, 13. Everett 10. John A., son 8. Mildred, dau 5. Robert T., son 2 years, 2 months.

1930 Census. Lassen Co CA, Honey Lake Twp, Susanville.
Maud SKEEN, age 40, Divorced, married 25 yrs
Olan E. son age 22, Sawyer at the Lumber Mill, Everiet E., age 20, John age 18 [Everett & John were both laborers at the lumber mill], Mildred age 14, Robert 12, Rosine 8. All the children were born in Arkansas. Their father b. KY. Maud gives her birthplace as Illinois.
Find A Grave Memorial# 27121277

1940 Census. Honey Lake, Lasssen Co, CA., Hh 179
Maude Skeen, 51, Widow, b. Illinois, lived in same house in 1935. 261 Park St. Owns Boarding & Rooming House
Everett E. Skeen, son, 29, b. AR. Logger, Lumber Mill
Robert T., son, 24, b. AR. Laborer, Lumber Mill
Seven lodgers in the house - the hotel clerk, and loggers.

Nov. 1961. Mrs. Maude Skeins of California was listed as surviving her brother, William.

Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005
Hi Kay,
I came across your family tree while looking for Maude Harrison and I thought I would send you some further info then what you had listed for her family. I don't have much info on the Harrison family but I do have alot on the Skeen family - my grandmother was Jonathan's sister.

Descendants of Maude A. Harrison
Generation No. 1
1. Maude A.2 Harrison (Elisha Shelton1) was born February 14, 1889 in Illinois, and died May 06, 1969 in Tehama, California. She married Johnathan G. Skeen, son of William Skeen and Susan Hamilton. He was born August 24, 1879 in Kentucky, and died May 07, 1962 in Humboldt, California.
Children of Maude Harrison and Johnathan Skeen are:
2 i. Charley E.3 Skeen, born 1907.
3 ii. Olin E. Skeen, born September 19, 1907 in Arkansas; died December 27, 1964 in San Francisco, California.
4 iii. Everett Erwin Skeen, born January 16, 1910 in Arkansas; died November 01, 1995 in Eugene, Lane, Oregon.
5 iv. John A. Skeen, born 1912.
6 v. Mildred Skeen, born 1915.
7 vi. Robert T Skeen, born 1917; died May 21, 2004 in Marysville, California.

Janet Sparks

Social Security Death Index gives Maude's date of birth as 14 Feb 1889; death as May 1969 in Los Molinos, Tehama, CA.

Maudie J. HARRISON and Jonathan Garfield SKEEN were married on 2 August 1905 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Jonathan Garfield SKEEN was born on 24 August 1881. He died on 7 May 1962 at the age of 80 in Humboldt County, California.

World War I Draft Registration
Jonathan Garfield Sheen, Avant, Osage Co, OK
Age 37, born 24 Aug 1881
Machinist's Helper, Wolverine Oil Co, Avant.
Nearest relative: Maud Armada Skeen of Avant.
Signed: Jonathan Garfield Skeen
Tall, medium build, Brown eyes, dark hair
12 Sep 1918

1930 Census. Hutchinson Co, TX, Hh 101
Clarence Ridenour, 20, b. AR
Dora D., wife, 27, b. AR
Suza R., dau, 4 yrs, 4 months, b. AR
Thelma M., dau, 2 yrs, 2 months, b. AR
Jonathan Skeen, brother in law, 48, married at 22, b. KY, parents b. KY, no occupation

World War II Draft Registration [the "old men's draft]
Name: Jonathan Garfield Skeen
Residence: L. C. Smith Ranch, Anderson, California
Age 60, b. 24 Aug 1881, Frankfort, KY
Person who will always know his address: Mrs. Mildred Douglas, daughter, Central Valley
Employment: L. C. Smith Ranch
Signed: Jonathan Garfield Skeen
6' tall, 175 #'s. Brown eyes, Brown hair, light complexion
27 Apr 1942 at Shasta Co, California

There is a Social Security claim, 30 Aug 1946, which also lists his birth as 24 Aug 1881. States it is a "Life Claim" but he was certainly living until 1962.

California death index states his mother's maiden name was Hamilton.

Find A Grave Memorial# 135974797
Buried Sunrise Cemetery, Fortuna, Humboldt, CA.
Jonathan Skeen 1879-1962 (Note: birth was apparently 1881 based on draft registrations and census data)
Jonathan was the son of William Jasper Skeen and Susan Hamilton.
Jonathan married Maude Armada Harrison on 2 August 1905 in Frisco, Arkansas. They divorced sometime prior to 1940.
Residences: Kentucky; Porter Township, Crawford, Arkansas; Avant, Oklahoma; Anderson, California; Rio Dell, California
Occupations: railroad trackman; machinist's helper(Wolverine Oil Co.); employed on L.C. Smith Ranch(Anderson, CA)
Cause of death was coronary occlusion. Jonathan was divorced at the time of his death.
Interred 9 May 1962.
Nearest Known Relatives: Mrs. Mildred Krawchuk, 3415 Oro Dam E Blvd, Orville, California

Published in the Humboldt Standard, Wednesday 9 May 1962
SKEEN, JONATHAN GARFIELD - May 7, 1962, Rio Dell.
Father of Mrs. Mildred Crawchuck of Oroville; Mrs. Rosin Davies, Redding; Olin Skeen, Watsonville; Everett Skeen, Watsonville; John Skeen, Burney; Robert Skeen, Marysville.
Survived by 13 Grandchildren, 5 great grandchild. Member of Seventh Day Adventist church. Employed in the logging industry. A native of Kentucky, age 82. Services will be hald at chapel, Goble's Forinna Mortuary at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 with Elder Malcolm Macwell officiating. Interment, Sunrise Cemetery, Fortuna.

Maudie J. HARRISON and Jonathan Garfield SKEEN had the following children:



Charley E. SKEEN was born in 1907 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died before 1920 at the age of 13.

Probably died as a young child. Doesn't appear in later censuses. Not mentioned in father's obituary in 1962.



Olin E. SKEEN was born in 1909 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 27 December 1964 at the age of 55 in San Francisco, California.

California Death Index gives Olin's birth as 19 Sep 1907, but I think his brother Charley was born in 1907, Olin in 1909. Mother's maiden name listed as Harrison.

1940 Census. Honey Lake, Lassen Co, CA, Hh 193
Olin E. Skeen, 32, b. AR, lived in same place in 1935, Mill Laborer, Lumber Mill
Imogene M., wife, 23, b. MO, Saleslady, Retail grocery

Olin E. Skeen enlisted in the U.S. Army on 27 May 1943, as a private at Sacramento, California. His education was that of grammar school; his occupation retail manager. He was married.



Everett Erwin SKEEN was born on 16 January 1910 in Arkansas.63 He died on 1 November 1995 at the age of 85 in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.63

Social Security number issued in California. Gave date of birth as 16 Jan 1910 - His grave marker has his birth as 1 January 1909.

Married Erma Lomelia "Mike" McKinley. She was born 7 Jul 1904, Newton County, MO, died 16 Feb 1988, Los Molinos, Tehama, CA.

Buried Los Molinos Cemetery, Tehama County, CA.



John A. SKEEN (private).



Mildred SKEEN (private).



Robert T. SKEEN (private).



Rosine SKEEN (private).