Luther Russell Skinner

Male10 May 1842–

Brief Life History of Luther Russell

When Luther Russell Skinner was born on 10 May 1842, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States, his father, Francis Skinner, was 35 and his mother, Nancy A Dennison, was 34. He married Amanda Jane Haymond on 26 November 1865, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Lewis, Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Luther Russell Skinner
Amanda Jane Haymond
Marriage: 26 November 1865
Alice J Skinner
Florence Skinner
Rose Lee Skinner
Virginia Skinner

Sources (16)

  • Luther Skinner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • L. Skinner in entry for Florence Skinner, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Luther S Kinner in household of Francis Skinner, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1865West Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 2

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 33

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for someone who stripped the hide from animals to be used in the production of fur garments, or to be tanned for leather, from Middle English skinner ‘skinner’, an agent derivative of Middle English skin(n) ‘hide, pelt’ (Old Norse skinn).

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

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