Oliver Skinner Janes

Brief Life History of Oliver Skinner

When Oliver Skinner Janes was born in 1826, in Canada, his father, Ira Janes, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Bresee, was 34. He married Harriet Loraine Corse on 13 April 1874, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870 and Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1880. He died on 30 November 1899, in Sutton, Brome, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 73.

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Oliver Skinner Janes
Phoebe D Austin
Clarence A Janes
Ferdine Janes
Verdine Albert Janes
Martha Viola Janes

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  • Oliver S Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Oliver S Janes, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Oliver S Jones in entry for Alfred A Rublee and Martha V Jones, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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Name Meaning

English (southern): variant of Jane , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (see Jayne ).

Slovenian and Croatian (of Slovenian origin) (Janeš): variant of Slovenian Janež, from an old equivalent of the Latin personal name Johannes (see John ), or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name from janež ‘anise’. Compare Yanes .

Czech (Janeš, Jáneš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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