Eunice Skinner

12 July 1721–23 March 1786 (Age 64)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Eunice

Eunice Skinner was born on 12 July 1721, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married Thomas Drake on 25 January 1750, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 23 March 1786, in her hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Edwards Cemetery, South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Drake
1708–1780
Eunice Skinner
1721–1786
Marriage: 25 January 1750
Amasa Drake
1750–1838
Thomas Drake
1753–1784
Eleanor Drake
1756–1806
Abner Drake
1758–1762

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 January 1750
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 55

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 60

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

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 (3)

  • Eunice in entry for Abner Drake, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice in entry for Eliner Drake, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Skinner in entry for Thomas Drake, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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