Susan Skinner

Female30 November 1842–5 September 1902

Brief Life History of Susan

When Susan Skinner was born on 30 November 1842, in Marion, Missouri, United States, her father, James W Skinner, was 22 and her mother, Drucilla McRae, was 27. She married John A Johnson on 17 June 1862, in Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Round Grove Township, Marion, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 5 September 1902, in Marion, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Marion, Cole, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A Johnson
Susan Skinner
Marriage: 17 June 1862
James William Johnson
Geneva Anna Johnson
Harriet Drucilla Johnson
Sarah Margaret Johnson
Alfred Charles Johnson
Thomas Jackson Johnson
Florence Mae Johnson
John Wesley Johnson

Sources (23)

  • Susan Skinner in household of James Skinner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susan Skinner - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1855; Missouri, United States
  • Susan Skinner, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1862Marion, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 4

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


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 21

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Susan Skinner

    Birth: 1842 Death: 1902, USA Susan was the daughter of James W. and Drucilla (McRae) Skinner. Susan's siblings included William, Thomas, James E. and Catharine J. She married John A. Johnson on 17 J …

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