Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/03 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/04 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
This collection contains deeds for property purchased and owned by John O. Skelton in Cass County, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
John O. Skelton land deeds, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
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.