Name: Michael Skelly
Birth: 1819 in Ireland
Article taken from "Echoes of an Era 1880-1980 Bridgewater, South Dakota" published by the Bridgewater, South Dakota Centennial Committee in 1980.
Michael Skelly was born in Ireland in 1819. In 1850 he came to America and settled near Dubuque, Iowa. He married. They homesteaded near Bridgewater, SD. The couple had eight children.
- John "Jack" Skelly b: 10 MAY 1873 in Bufton, Iowa