Luther Russell Skinner

10 May 1842–
Lewis, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Luther Russell

When Luther Russell Skinner was born on 10 May 1842, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States, his father, Francis Skinner, was 48 and his mother, Nancy A Dennison, was 34. He married Amanda Jane Haymond about 1866, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Lewis, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Luther Russell Skinner
1842–
Amanda Jane Haymond
1846–
Marriage: about 1866
Alice J Skinner
1858–1933
Florence Skinner
1867–1880
Rose Lee Skinner
1870–1952
Virginia Skinner
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1866
West Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    Alice J Skinner

    Female1858–1933Female

    Florence Skinner

    Female1867–1880Female

    Female1870–1952Female

    Virginia Skinner

    Female1873–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Skinner

    Male1794–1886Male

    Female1808–1895Female

siblings

(14)

    Male1828–1909Male

    Male1830–1897Male

    John D. Skinner

    Male1832–Male

    John Skinner

    Male1832–Male

    Catherine Skinner

    Female1833–Female

+9 More Children

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.
1846

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 an agent derivative of Middle English skin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’ (Old Norse skinn).

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

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Sources (3)

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

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