Eva Skinner

12 March 1902–3 July 1985 (Age 83)
Texas, United States

The Life of Eva

When Eva Skinner was born on 12 March 1902, in Texas, United States, her father, Thomas B Skinner, was 34 and her mother, Mamie Victoria Farrell, was 27. She married LeRoy Drake on 7 December 1920, in Calhoun, Lowndes, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in District 1511, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Cobb, Yoro, Honduras in 1985. She died on 3 July 1985, in Coweta, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

LeRoy Drake
Eva Skinner
Marriage: 7 December 1920
Dimple E Drake
Mary K Drake
Roy Drake

Spouse and Children

7 December 1920
Calhoun, Lowndes, Alabama, United States


    Dimple E Drake


    Mary K Drake


    Roy Drake


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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).

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Evie Drake in household of Roy L Drake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evie Drake in household of Roy Drake, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evie Skinner in household of Tom Skinner, "United States Census, 1920"

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