Mabel Ozella Hamilton married Franklin E Skinner, son of Columbus W Skinner and Harriet Magdalene Becker, on 13 October 1913 in Kaufman County, TexasG.1
After her marriage she was known as Mabel Ozella Skinner.1
On 31 January 1920 Mabel Ozella Hamilton was enumerated in the household of Franklin E Skinner on the 1920 U. S. census for Ranger, Eastland County, TexasG, as Mable Skinner, 24 years old, Wife, Married, birthplace of Texas, occupation of None. Could read. Could write. Could speak English. Father born in Alabama. Mother born in Mississippi. Also enumerated in the household were J. C. Skinner, Eugene Elam Skinner, Wesley Hamilton, Allen Vandenhider, and Edgar Vandenhider.2
On 3 July 1928 in Dallas, Dallas County, TexasG,the Dallas Morning News published the following:
Woman Leaves Bedside of Injured Son to Go to Spouse's Who Dies
Within twenty-four hours after her son was injured seriously in an automobile accident, Mrs. Mabel Skinner, 2405 Vaga street, was called from his bedside at Parkland Hospital to Ada, Ok, where her husband F. E. Skinner, died Sunday night
The son J. C. Skinner, 13 was knocked down by a truck Saturday night while delivering for a drug store on his bicycle. He was bruised badly.
Funeral services fro Mr. Skinner, a Dallas real estate man, will be held at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the residence. The Rev. M. A. Read of Van Alstyne and Dr. Umphrey Lee, pastor of the Highland Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Burial Park. Members of the Keystone Lodge No. 1143, A. F. & A. M. will be in charge of services at the grave. He was a member of Hella Temple.
Surviving are his wife, three children, J. C. Skinner, Eugene Skinner, and Norma Skinner, all of Dallas; a brother, W. O. Skinner; his father, Bullen Skinner, and a sister, Mrs. Nora Sayers.3
On 1 September 1928 in Dallas, Dallas County, TexasG,the Dallas Morning News published the following:
Husband Dead, Dallas Woman Ask $100,000
OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok., Aug 31 (AP). Mrs. Mabel Skinner, Dallas, Friday filed suit for $100,000 damages from the Price Brothers Drilling Company for the death of her husband, Franklin Eugene Skinner, on an oil lease near Ada, Ok July 1.
Skinner was killed by a falling wedge, Mrs Skinner's petition says.4
On 14 December 1928 in Dallas, Dallas County, TexasG,the Dallas Morning News published the following:
Dallasite Gets $30,000 for Death of Husband
OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok., Dec 13 (AP). Mrs. Mabel Skinner, Dallas was awarded $30,000 here on Wednesday for the death of her husband in an oil field accident near Ada, Ok., last July.
Mrs. Skinner's suit against Prince Brothers Drilling Company asked $100,000.5
Mabel Ozella Hamilton was enumerated on 19 April 1930 as head of household on the 1930 U. S. census for 5830 Velasco St, Dallas, Dallas County, TexasG, as Mabel Skinner, Unknown years old, Head, Widowed, was first married at age 17, birthplace of Texas, occupation of Operator in the Beauty Shop industry, Working on Own Account. Could read and write. Did not attended school within the year. Owned home, the value or rent was 8000. Owned a radio. Father born in Alabama. Mother born in Mississippi. Also enumerated in the household were Norma Jean Skinner, J. C. Skinner, and Eugene Elam Skinner.6