John Skinner

30 May 1822–27 June 1899 (Age 77)
Swimbridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Skinner was born on 30 May 1822, in Swimbridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom. He married Eliza Nott on 1 January 1844, in Rose Ash, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Elba, Elba, Genesee, New York, United States in 1860 and Providence, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 June 1899, in Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Skinner Cemetery, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Skinner
1822–1899
Jane Smith
1831–1914
Marriage: 2 September 1849
Hyrum Skinner
1850–1928
George Skinner
1852–1918
Brigham Heber Skinner
1854–1893
John Alexander Skinner
1856–1930
William Henry Skinner
1858–1935
Mary Jane Skinner
1861–1886
Elizabeth Ann Skinner
1863–1944
Harriett Eliza Skinner
1865–1952
Emily Eugenia Skinner
1867–1954
Joseph Alma Skinner Sr
1869–1956
James Albert Skinner
1871–1873
Alice Amelia Skinner
1873–1956
Nephi Aaron Skinner
1876–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1849Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1823
    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 5
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1843
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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 (67)

    • John Skinner, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Skinner in entry for John Nebeker and Emily E. S. Winter, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Skinner in entry for John Stephen Skinner, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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