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
1858–1935
Mary Ann Jensen
1858–1919
Marriage: 18 October 1876
Mary Ann Skinner
1877–1895
William Jensen Skinner
1879–1956
George Jensen Skinner
1881–1945
James Henry Skinner
1883–1958
Jane Skinner
1885–1975
John Jensen Skinner
1887–1968
Christina Skinner
1889–1935
Smith Jensen Skinner
1891–1962
Woodruff R Skinner
1893–1983
Heber Jensen Skinner
1894–1940
Stillborn Daughter Skinner
1896–1896
Elizabeth Elain Skinner
1897–1987
Gladys Skinner
1899–1991
Beatrice Skinner
1901–1982
Alfred Rolan Skinner
1904–1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1876Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860
    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
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Shiner
    Shinners

    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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