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.
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).