Charles Ora Skinner

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

The Life Summary 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 lived in Fondulac Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1930. 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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Charles Ora Skinner
Anna Belle Estes
Lillian R Skinner
Louis Alfred Skinner

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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.
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 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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Sources (3)

  • Charles O Skinner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 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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