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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Harvey Skinner
Hulda Bradway
Harvey Gilbert Skinner
Martha Matilda Skinner
George Skinner
Rachel Emeline Skinner
Alonzo Skinner

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

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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