Nora Skinner

15 January 1880–14 October 1944 (Age 64)
Bevier, Macon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nora

When Nora Skinner was born on 15 January 1880, in Bevier, Macon, Missouri, United States, her father, William R Skinner, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Sneed, was 24. She lived in Hudson Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1944. She died on 14 October 1944, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bevier, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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James L. Van Sickle
Nora Skinner

Spouse and Children

    James L. Van Sickle



Parents and Siblings

    William R Skinner


    Sarah Elizabeth Sneed




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Nora Van Sickle in household of James L Van Sickle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elnora Skinner in household of W R Skinner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nora in entry for Mr Omer Skinner, "Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981"

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