John Skinner

1814–
Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Skinner was born in 1814, in Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Skinner, was 43 and his mother, Mary Easterbrook, was 44. He married Sarah Rendell on 5 May 1837, in Ashburton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Skinner
1814–
Sarah Rendell
1816–
Marriage: 5 May 1837
Sarah Louisa Skinner
1837–1869
Mary Jane Skinner
1840–

Spouse and Children

    Male1814–Male

    Sarah Rendell

    Female1816–Female

MARRIAGE
5 May 1837
Ashburton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Sarah Louisa Skinner

    Female1837–1869Female

    Mary Jane Skinner

    Female1840–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1815

Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 19

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 40

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • John Skinner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Skinner in the 1841 England Census
  • John Skinner, "MyHeritage Family Trees"

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