Perry Skeens

12 May 1886–May 1973 (Age 86)

The Life Summary of Perry

When Perry Skeens was born on 12 May 1886, his father, Jefferson Skeins, was 33 and his mother, Arminda Hunt, was 29. He married Martha Mitchell in 1911, in Mingo, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Red Jacket, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died in May 1973, in Meador, Mingo, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Perry Skeens
Martha Mitchell
Marriage: 1911
Merrial Skeens
Ray Skeens
Gladys Skeens
Georgia Skeens
Charlie Skeens
Perry Skeens
Bernie Skeens
Dorothy Skeens

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage
Age 4
An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 23
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1031;2007: 2387; 2010: 3617)Scottish: variant of Skeen , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (17)

  • Perry Skeens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry Skeens, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • Perry Skeens, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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