Elsie Skinner

15 September 1903–8 February 1945 (Age 41)
Graham, Graham, Arizona Territory, United States

The Life of Elsie

When Elsie Skinner was born on 15 September 1903, in Graham, Graham, Arizona Territory, United States, her father, Moroni Skinner, was 27 and her mother, Eveline Stewart, was 30. She married Vernal Rogers on 1 October 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 8 February 1945, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vernal Rogers
Elsie Skinner
Marriage: 1 October 1919
Elsie Evelyn Rogers
Vernal Junior Rogers

Spouse and Children

1 October 1919
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States



    Vernal Junior Rogers


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elaine Rodgers in household of Vernal Rodgers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Rogers in household of Vernal Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie R Rogers in household of Vernal Rogers, "United States Census, 1920"

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