Gladys Skinner

4 December 1905–10 August 1989 (Age 83)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Skinner was born on 4 December 1905, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, George Arthur Skinner, was 24 and her mother, Bertha Lydia Vosburgh, was 22. She married Zina Jackson Hotchkiss on 3 December 1922, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 10 August 1989, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Zina Jackson Hotchkiss
Gladys Skinner
Marriage: 3 December 1922

Spouse and Children

3 December 1922
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 21

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (2)

  • Gladys H Skinner in household of Bertha Skinner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladis H Skinner in household of George A Skinner, "United States Census, 1910"

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