Dorcas May Skinner

1880–
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Dorcas May

When Dorcas May Skinner was born in 1880, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Thomas Skinner, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Humphries, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Skinner
1851–1930
Mary Ann Humphries
1845–1932
Henry Benjamin Skinner
1872–
Arthur H. Skinner
1875–
Alice M. Skinner
1877–
Benjamin Skinner
1879–
Dorcas May Skinner
1880–
Louis Herbert Skinner
1883–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1892

Age 12

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 21

First Federal election.
1901

Age 21

The Australian flag flown for the first 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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Dorcas May Skinner - Government record: birth-name: Dorcas May Skinner

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