by Lisa Y. Henderson
… And the bills to enable Daniel Skeene to emancipate his wife and daughter, and to emancipate Lewis Williams, and James G. Hostler, were each read a third time and passed.
The North-Carolinian (Fayetteville), 23 December 1848.
In the 1850 census of Lenoir County: Daniel Skein, 50, Lottie Skein, 49, and Holton Skein, 8, all mulatto, with Harriet Pate, 23, white, and Luther Hughes, 10. Next door, a household headed by Bethia Skein, 34, white. (This Daniel Skeene appears in the 1860 and 1870 censuses of Lexington, Stark County, Ohio.)