Charles Ora Skinner

22 August 1883–6 June 1938 (Age 54)
Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Ora

Charles Ora Skinner was born on 22 August 1883, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Anna Belle Estes. He died on 6 June 1938, in East Peoria, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ora Skinner
1883–1938
Anna Belle Estes
1884–1965
Lillian Skinner
1917–
Lewis Alfred Skinner
1918–1993

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 15

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • Charles Skinner in entry for Oscar B Kelley and Lillian Skinner, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Charles Ora Skinner, "Find A Grave Index"

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