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Ebenezer SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1766 in NY1
    Alternate birth date: Abt. 17752

Census Records
1820 New YorkGenesse County, Caledonia Township, p. 094
1830 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p. 323 r. 94
1830 New York census shows Ebenezer with the following household:
1 male 15-20
1 male 60-70
1 female 15-20
1 female 50-60
1850 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p. 233

    Died: May 11, 1844 in Wheatland Township, Monroe Co, NY2
    Married: Mary COOK or CROOK

    Notes: "Ebenezer Skinner came from the battle-ground of Lundy's Lane, where he had been a habitant, and took up a farm on lot 29, where his son Almon [sic] now lives. Skinner dealt rations to the British on the day preceding the battle, and afterwards aided the burial-parties in the interment of the dead. Near the farm of Skinner, Bela Armstrong, of Connecticut, lived..."3

The Battle of Lundy's Lane happened in Upper Canada near Queenston on July 25, 1814.

Children of Ebenezer SKINNER and Mary COOK or CROOK are:
1. Harvey SKINNER
    Born: 1803
    Died: September 1845 (drowned in Lake Erie)

2. Almond SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1814, Upper Canada
    Died:



Harvey SKINNER
    Father: Ebenezer SKINNER
    Mother: Mary COOK or CROOK
    Born: 18034

Census Records
1830 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p.323 r.94

    Died: September 1845 (drowned in Lake Erie) 2, 5
    Buried: September 1845 in Richards or Moscow Cemetery, Jackson Co, MI5
    Probate: September 27, 1845 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI13
    Married: Betsey FARWELL

Children of Harvey SKINNER and Betsey FARWELL are:
1. Mary Elvira SKINNER
    Born: January 15, 1838 in NY

2. Simon SKINNER
    Born: 1839
    Died: 1839

3. Phila SKINNER
    Born: Bet. 1840-1841
    Died: as an infant

4. Almond SKINNER
    Born: November 17, 1842
    Died: June 08, 1887

5. daughter SKINNER
    Born: Bet. 1843 - 1845
    Died: as an infant

6. Hiram SKINNER  Harvey's twin
    Born: May 24, 1846, Gorham Township, Fulton Co, OH
    Died: August 21, 1909, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI

7. Harvey SKINNER  Hiram's twin
    Born: May 24, 1846, Gorham Township, Fulton Co, OH
    Died: as an infant


Almond SKINNER
    Father: Ebenezer SKINNER
    Mother: Mary COOK or CROOK
    Born: Abt. 1814, Upper Canada1
    Married: Amanda ?

Notes: Residents of Wheatland Township include: "Skinner, Almond, farmer, b. Upper Canada; s 1817; p.o. add. Scottsville" [Scottsville was in Wheatland Twp.]3

Children of Almond SKINNER and Amanda ? are:
1. Scott W. SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1843, NY

2. Maria D. SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1846, NY

3. Celia SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1848, NY

Census Records
1840 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p.188
1850 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p. 233
1850 New York census showed Almon [sic] with the following household:
Almon Skinner, age 36, M, Farmer, b. U.C. [Upper Canada]
Amanda Skinner, age 27, F, b. NY
Scott W. Skinner, age 7, M, b. NY
Maria D. Skinner, age 4, F, b. NY
Celia Skinner, age 2, F, b. NY
Ebenezer Skinner, age 84, M, b. NY
Mary Skinner, age 79, F, b. NY
Eliza Skinner, age 13, F, b. NY
Ephraim Dan, age 18, M, Laborer, b. England
Lucius Strator, age 14, M
Electa Salozon, age 38, F, b. U.C.
1860 New YorkMonroe County, Wheatland Township, p. 386

 


Mary Elvira SKINNER (used the name Elvira)
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: January 15, 1838 in NY
    Married: Asa P. BEAM

Children of Mary Elvira SKINNER and Asa P. BEAM are:
1. ? BEAM
    Died: as an infant

2. Elizabeth BEAM

3. Grace BEAM

4. John BEAM
    Born: February 28, 1859
    Died: January 23, 1863 in Jackson Co, MI

5. Avis BEAM
    Born: Abt. 1860

6. Hiram Grant BEAM
    Born: August 01, 1868 in Hanover Township, Jackson Co, MI

7. Musa BEAM
    Born: Abt. 1870

8. Margaret Ethelyn BEAM
    Born: February 22, 1877













Simon SKINNER
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: 1839
    Died: 1839



Phila SKINNER
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: Bet. 1840-1841
    Died: as an infant



Almond SKINNER
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: 18434

Census Records
1860 MichiganJackson County, Hanover Township, p.453
1870 Michigan Jackson County, Hanover Township, p. 108
Almond is shown with the following family:
    Skinner, Almond 28, m, w, farmer, $3000 b. MI
    Ellen, 27, f, w, keeping house, b. MI
    Donna [Demmis], 2, f, w b. MI
1884 MichiganState Census, Jackson County, Hanover Township
Almond is shown with the following household:
    Almond Skinner, age 41, m, w, Husband, born in MI, father born in Canada, mother born in NY

    Ellen F., age 41, f, w, Wife, born in MI, father born in VT, mother born in VT

    Demmis A, age 16, f, w, Daughter single, born in MI, father born in MI, mother born in MI

    Harvy W., age 4, m, w, son single, born in MI, father born in MI, mother born in MI

    Jessamine, age 2, f, w, daughter single, born in MI, father born in MI, mother born in MI

    Died: June 08, 18875
    Buried: June 1887 in Richards or Moscow Cemetery, Jackson Co, MI5
    Married: Ellen Francis RICHARDS

Children of Almond SKINNER and Ellen Francis RICHARDS are:
1. Demmis Adell SKINNER
    Born: 1868 in MI
    Died: 1942

2. Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1878, Pulaski, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: January 04, 1966

3. Jessamine SKINNER


daughter SKINNER
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: Bet. 1843-1845
    Died: as an infant


Harvey SKINNER  Hiram's twin
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: May 24, 1846 in Gorham Township, Fulton Co, OH
    Died: as an infant


Hiram SKINNER
    Father: Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Betsey FARWELL
    Born: May 24, 1846 in Gorham Township, Fulton Co, OH2
    Died: August 21, 1909, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI2
    Married: Mary Lydia WICKMAN March 19, 1871 in Brooklyn, Jackson Co, MI2

Child of Hiram SKINNER and Mary Lydia WICKMAN is:
1. Nellie SKINNER
    Born: May 09, 1872, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: March 18, 1956, Liberty Township, Jackson Co, MI

Scott W. SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Amanda ?
    Born: Abt. 1843, NY1
    Notes: "Skinner, Scott W., (Scottsville) homeo. physician and surgeon, Rochester St."7


Maria D. SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Amanda ?
    Born: Abt. 1846, NY1


Celia SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Amanda ?
    Born: Abt. 1848, NY1



Demmis Adell SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Ellen RICHARDS
    Born: 1868 in MI4
    Died: 19424
    Married: Wallace HART

Child of Demmis SKINNER and Wallace Hart is:
1. Henry HART
    Died: in infancy

 

Demmis Skinner in 1933
Demmis Skinner in 1933





Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Ellen RICHARDS
    Born: Abt. 1878 in Pulaski, Jackson Co, MI8
    Alternate birth date: 18804
    Died: January 04, 19668
    Married: Mabel Lura LYONS October 04, 1899 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI8

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series: T626 Roll: 995 Page: 60

1930 Michigan census shows Harvey with the following household:

Skinner, Harvey W., male, white, age 50, married at age 19, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan, farmer

Mabel L., female, white, age 47, married at age 17, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan

Almond W., son, male, white, age 16, b. Michigan

 

Children of Harvey Willson SKINNER and Mabel Lura LYONS are:
1. Mildred E. SKINNER
    Born: June 18, 1902, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: August 31, 1970

2. Lester Harvey SKINNER
    Born: December 10, 1905, Horton, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: December 23, 1996, OH

3. Almond SKINNER
    Living

 

Harvey Willson Skinner at age 6 months
Harvey Skinner family




Jessamine SKINNER
    Father: Almond SKINNER
    Mother: Ellen RICHARDS
    Married: Ernest LYONS

Child of Jessamine SKINNER and Ernest Lyons is:
1. Denzel LYONS







Nellie SKINNER
    Father: Hiram SKINNER
    Mother: Mary Lydia WICKMAN
    Born: May 09, 1872, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI2
    Died: March 18, 1956, Liberty Township, Jackson Co, MI2
    Married: George C. DANCER June 24, 1897, Henrietta Township, Jackson Co, MI2

Children of Nellie SKINNER and George C. DANCER are:
1. Hilda DANCER
2. Audrey DANCER



Mildred SKINNER
    Father: Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Mother: Mabel Lura LYONS
    Born: June 18, 1902 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI8
    Died: August 31, 19708
    Married: Herbert Sewell GORDON

Child of Mildred SKINNER and Herbert Sewell GORDON is:
1. William Gordon

Another child of Mildred Skinner and Herbert Sewell GORDON is living.




Lester Harvey SKINNER
    Father: Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Mother: Mabel Lura LYONS
    Born: December 10, 1905 in Horton, Jackson Co, MI4
    Died: December 23, 1996 in OH10
    Married first: Gaynell HAUER4

Census Records
1930 Michigan Jackson Co, Hanover Township, Series: T626 Roll: 995 Page: 60

1930 Michigan census shows Lester with the following household:

Skinner, Lester H., male, white, age 24, married at age 21, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Michigan, laborer in sawmill

Gaynell F, female, white, age 19, married at age 16, b. Michigan, father & mother b. Ohio

Arlo L, son, male

 

Child of Lester SKINNER and Gaynell HAUER is:
1. Arlo SKINNER
    Born: 1928
    Died: 1946 in Florida in a training accident during WWII

    Married second: Nellie HICKS11
    Divorced Nellie HICKS11

    Married third: Stasia WSZOLEK January 02, 1950 in St. Petersburg, FL4

Children of Lester SKINNER and Stasia WSZOLEK are living.

Obituary:
Skinner, Lester Harvey -

Aged 91, died Monday, December 23, 1996 at Arlington Court Nursing Home, Columbus, Ohio. Born in Hanover, Michigan, December 10, 1905. A retired farmer. Preceded in death by wife, Stasia Skinner. Survived by daughter, Lee Kohler of Columbus; sons, Daniel Skinner of Kansas and Hoyt Skinner of Jackson, Michigan; grandchildren, Michele Kohler, Jennifer Pletcher and Emily Skinner; three great-grandchildren; brother, Almond Skinner of Arizona. Graveside service, Friday, 2 p.m. December 27, 1996. Horton Cemetery, Horton, Mich. Arrangements by Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, Worthington, Ohio.

Lester Skinner, age 17



Nellie HICKS
    Married: Lester Harvey SKINNER11
    Divorced: Lester Harvey SKINNER11


Herbert GORDON
    Married: Mildred SKINNER4

Children of Herbert GORDON and Mildred SKINNER are living.



Almond SKINNER
    Father: Harvey Willson SKINNER
    Mother: Mabel Lura LYONS
    Living

Almond Skinner age 28, 1942.

Almond Skinner at abt. age 8, abt. 1922
Almond Skinner at abt. age 8, abt. 1922
Almond Skinner at abt. age 14, abt. 1928
Almond Skinner at abt. age 14, abt. 1928.



Gaynell HAUER
    Father: George HAUER
    Born: Abt. 1911
    Died: May 10, 1936 in Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Lester Harvey SKINNER4

Child of Gaynell HAUER and Lester Harvey SKINNER is:
1. Arlo SKINNER
    Born: 1928
    Died: 1946 in Florida in a training accident during WWII

 

Notes: Obituary was found inside the frame with the photo:
"SKINNER - Gaynel[Grandpa added another L], 1906 Tyson St., passed away at Mercy hospital Sunday at 9:30 a.m., aged 25 years. Surviving are the husband, Lester; one son, Arlo, at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hauer, one brother Willard, all of Moscow. Mrs. Skinner is at the home. Funeral services will be held from Bailey's home Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment at Horton." Written on the back of the obit: Died Sun May 10 - 1936 - 9 30 AM"

Gaynell Hauer



Arlo SKINNER
    Father: Lester Harvey SKINNER
    Mother: Gaynell HAUER
    Born: 19284
    Died: 1946 in Florida in a training accident during WWII4, 9






George HAUER

Children of George HAUER are:
1. Willard HAUER

2. Gaynell HAUER
    Born: Abt. 1911
    Died: May 19, 1936 in Jackson Co, MI


Willard HAUER
    Father: George HAUER



Wallace HART
    Born: October 22, 1866, Horton, Jackson Co, MI8
    Died: April 29, 1923
    Married: Demmis SKINNER4


Wallace Hart


Wallace Hart and Old Ted (horse)

Mary Lydia WICKMAN
    Born: April 23, 1848 in Hanover, Jackson Co, MI2
    Died: August 31, 1916 in Liberty Township, Jackson Co, MI2
    Married: Hiram SKINNER March 19, 1871 in Brooklyn, Jackson Co, MI2

Notes: "In 1873 a grade school was built... Mrs. Nellie DANCER's mother was the teacher when the new school was built and moved into. She was Miss Mary WICKMAN and married Hiram SKINNER."6

Child of Mary WICKMAN and Hiram SKINNER is:
1. Nellie SKINNER
    Born: May 09, 1872, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Died: March 18, 1956, Liberty Township, Jackson Co, MI


Mary COOK or CROOK
    Born: Canada2
    Married: Ebenezer SKINNER2

Children of Mary COOK or CROOK and Ebenezer SKINNER are:
1. Harvey SKINNER
    Born: 1803
    Died: September 1845 (drowned in Lake Erie)

2. Almond SKINNER
    Born: Abt. 1814, Upper Canada
    Died:


Margaret SKINNER
    Married: Hiram FARWELL

Children of Margaret SKINNER and Hiram FARWELL are:
  1. Phila FARWELL
    Born: 1826

  2. Edwin FARWELL
    Born: 1828

  3. Dolly FARWELL
    Born: Abt. 1830

  4. Elizabeth FARWELL
    Born: 1833

  5. David M. FARWELL
    Born: 1836

  6. Jane FARWELL

  7. Julia FARWELL

  8. Ellen FARWELL

  9. Scott FARWELL
    Born: 1846

  10. Amanda FARWELL