Dora Jane Skinner

Female5 October 1873–16 April 1925

Brief Life History of Dora Jane

When Dora Jane Skinner was born on 5 October 1873, in Vernon, Vernon Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States, her father, Asa Skinner, was 26 and her mother, Susan Isabel Darringer, was 19. She married James Lionel Campfield on 18 June 1889, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hamilton Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 April 1925, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Baldwin Cemetery, Vernon, Vernon Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alvin Terrell
Dora Jane Skinner
Marriage: 1893
Amanda Melvina Terrell
Amanda Terrell
Goldie Terrell
Ola May Terrell

Sources (11)

  • Dora J Terrel in household of Alvin Terrel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • <Unknown>, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Dora Terrell, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1893Jennings, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 17

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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