William Henry Skinner

22 December 1858–2 November 1935 (Age 76)
Elba, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Skinner was born on 22 December 1858, in Elba, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, John Skinner, was 36 and his mother, Jane Smith, was 27. He married Mary Ann Jensen on 18 October 1876, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Soda Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 November 1935, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Skinner
Mary Ann Jensen
Marriage: 18 October 1876
Mary Ann Skinner
William Jensen Skinner
George Jensen Skinner
James Henry Skinner
Jane Skinner
John Jensen Skinner
Christina Skinner
Smith Jensen Skinner
Woodruff R Skinner
Heber Jensen Skinner
Stillborn Daughter Skinner
Elizabeth Elain Skinner
Gladys Skinner
Beatrice Skinner
Alfred Rolan Skinner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1876Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Sgt Thomas Stephen Williams Sr. BIRTH 2 Jan 1827 Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA DEATH 18 Mar 1860 (aged 33) Baker, San Bernardino County, California, USA BURIAL Fairview Cemetery Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho, USA PLOT Block 2 MEMORIAL ID 33282939
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    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.

    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 Middle English skinner ‘skinner’, an agent derivative of Middle English skin(n) ‘hide, pelt’ (Old Norse skinn).

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Skinner

    John Skinner was born May 30, 1822 in Swimbridge, Devonshire, England, the son of Charlotte Stiner and William Skinner. His parents owned a comfortable home and farm where he enjoyed the normal life o …

    Sources (105)

    • Skinner in entry for Myrtle Brotherton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William H Skinner in household of John Skinner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William H. in entry for Leo E. Skinner and Gertrude I. Stevens, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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