Ruth Gladys Skinner

1918–1992 (Age 74)
Timmonsville, Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruth Gladys

When Ruth Gladys Skinner was born on 1 April 1918, in Timmonsville, Florence, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Robert Henry Skinner, was 30 and her mother, Daisy Belle Melton, was 32. She married John Perry Singletary about 1934, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cartersville, Florence, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 29 August 1992, in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Timmonsville, Florence, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Perry Singletary
Ruth Gladys Skinner
Marriage: about 1934
John Robert Singletary

Spouse and Children

about 1934
Darlington, South Carolina, United States


    John Robert Singletary


Parents and Siblings

    William Robert Henry Skinner





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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Ruth Skinner in household of Ruben J Welch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Skinner in entry for John Robt Singletary, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Ruth Skinner Driggers, "Find A Grave Index"

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