John Skoyles1

ID # 1043, (1860-1956)
John Skoyles|b. 3 Apr 1860\nd. 1956|p1043.htm|John Skoyles|b. 12 Nov 1829\nd. 11 Mar 1904|p1053.htm|Sophia Rachel Hoskins|b. 31 Jan 1829\nd. 23 Feb 1906|p1054.htm|||||||||||||
     John Skoyles was born on 3 April 1860 at Marylebone, Middlesex, England.1 He was the son of John Skoyles and Sophia Rachel Hoskins.1 He married Sarah M. Barlow, daughter of John Barlow and Ann Newels, on 4 May 1887 at Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario. (notes: Marriage reg. 012380-87 Galt, Waterloo Co. John Skoyles, 26, bachelor, machinist. Born England, residing Galt. Parents John and Sophia Skoyles. Sarah M. Barlow, 19, spinster, born Durham, residing Galt. Parents John and Anne Barlow. Witnesses Robert Bailey and Caroline Skoyles, both of Galt. On May 4, 1887, at Galt. Clergyman Rev. John Ridley. The bride and groom were both Church of England.).1 He died in 1956.1 He was buried at Trinity Anglican Cemetery Galt.1 The 1901 census taken at Galt places the birth of John Skoyles in England. It states that he came to Canada in 1869. Appearing on the next census page, John's parents, John Skoyles Sr. and his wife Sophia are also said to have come to Canada in 1869.

John lived to be 96. At present, it isn't clear where he lived out his final years or where he died, but he is buried in Trinity Anglican Cemetery with his parents.1

Last Edited=2 Dec 2008

Children of John Skoyles and Sarah M. Barlow


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.