Ethel Rowand Skinner

1887–1964 (Age 77)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Ethel Rowand

When Ethel Rowand Skinner was born in 1887, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Albert Howell Skinner, was 39 and her mother, Christiana Bowlby, was 31. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with James N Buck. She lived in Rockaway, Morris, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died about 1964, in Dover, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James N Buck
Ethel Rowand Skinner
Nelson Lewis Buck
Meta Eloise Buck
Mary Elizabeth Buck

Spouse and Children



    Nelson Lewis Buck


    Meta Eloise Buck


    Mary Elizabeth Buck


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Howell Skinner


    Christiana Bowlby




    William Kendric Skinner


    Lewis B Skinner


    Bertha Skinner



    Vernona M Skinner


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.

Age 7

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Ethel Buck in household of Nelson Buck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Buck in household of James N Buck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Buck in household of J Nelson Buck, "United States Census, 1940"

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