Louisa Rebecca Skipper

13 December 1874–17 March 1954 (Age 79)
Conway, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Louisa Rebecca

When Louisa Rebecca Skipper was born on 13 December 1874, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, her father, David James Skipper, was 25 and her mother, Mary Katherine Dillon, was 25. She married Andrew Lafayette Treece on 20 December 1894, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in McLaren Township, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Washington Township, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 17 March 1954, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Lafayette Treece
Louisa Rebecca Skipper
Marriage: 20 December 1894
Russel Alger Treece
Alva Treece
Kate Elizabeth Treece
Bettie Catherine Treece
Otis Arden Treece
Charles Hughes Treece

Spouse and Children

20 December 1894
Arkansas, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    David James Skipper


    Mary Katherine Dillon




    Mary Florence Skipper


    Harriett Lucretia Skipper



    John Quincy Skipper


    Canzada Elizabeth "Bettie" Skipper


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 9

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk):1. occupational name for the master of a ship, Middle English skipper (from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schipper). 2. from an agent derivative of Middle English skip(en) ‘to jump or spring’ (apparently of Scandinavian origin), hence an occupational name for an acrobat or professional tumbler, or nickname for a high-spirited person. 3. occupational name for a basket-maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English skipp(e), skepp(e) ‘basket’, ‘hamper’ (Old Norse skeppa).

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

Sources (3)

  • Louisa R Treece in household of Ander L Treece, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louisa R Treece in household of Andrew L Treece, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lueza Skipper in household of David Skipper, "United States Census, 1880"

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