Alonzo Skinner

6 June 1845–
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alonzo

When Alonzo Skinner was born on 6 June 1845, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Harvey Skinner, was 39 and his mother, Hulda Bradway, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Skinner
1806–1853
Hulda Bradway
1805–1862
Harvey Gilbert Skinner
1835–1864
Martha Matilda Skinner
1837–1915
George Skinner
1838–
Rachel Emeline Skinner
1840–1923
Alonzo Skinner
1845–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Alonzo Skinner in household of Harvey Skinner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lonzo Skinner in household of Huldah Skinner, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Alonzo Skinner in household of Merrick Moulton, "United States Census, 1860"

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