Elizabeth Bemis

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Bemis was born in May 1839. She married Oliver Davis Skinner Sr. on 19 May 1861, in Columbus Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 23 October 1916, in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Davis Skinner Sr.
Elizabeth Bemis
Marriage: 19 May 1861
Willis Willing Skinner
Allene Skinner
Elmer Skinner
Oliver Davis Skinner Jr.
Edward Vallintine Skinner
Roy Luzon Skinner

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Skinner in household of Oliver Skinner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Bemis Skinner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Bemus in entry for Edward Valentine Skinner, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

World Events (7)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Beamish .

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

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