Our Family Genealogy Pages

Discovering our American, Canadian and European Ancestors

Avery Skinner

Avery Skinner

Male 1796 - 1876  (80 years)


 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All

  • Name Avery Skinner  [1, 2, 3
    Born 9 Jun 1796  Westmoreland, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1876  Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Buried in Maple View Cemetery
    Died 24 Nov 1876  Mexico Twp., Oswego County New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Age 80 years 
    Person ID I74000  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Timothy Skinner,   b. 10 Feb 1761, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1845, Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ruth Warner,   b. 6 Nov 1770, Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1849, Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Sep 1790 
    Family ID F49781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charlotte Prior Stebbins,   b. 16 Apr 1802, Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1888, Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1834  Watertown, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. James Avery Skinner,   b. 15 Nov 1835, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1917, New York City Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Charles Rufus Skinner,   b. 4 Aug 1844, Union Square, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1928, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Mary Grace Skinner,   b. 12 Sep 1846, Mexico, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1914, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     4. Albert Thompson Skinner,   b. 12 Nov 1841, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1883, Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     5. Charlotte Stebbins Skinner,   b. 27 Jan 1837, Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1841, Union, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. Timothy Warner Skinner,   b. 24 Apr 1827, Union Square, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1915, Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x7. Eliza Huntington Skinner,   b. 9 Jul 1833, Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1892, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F49783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eliza Lathrop Huntington,   b. 13 Sep 1802, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1833, Union Square, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1822  Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Timothy Warner Skinner,   b. 24 Apr 1827, Union Square, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1915, Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Eliza Huntington Skinner,   b. 9 Jul 1833, Mexico, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1892, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     3. Solomon Avery Skinner,   b. 23 Jul 1829, Union Square, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1830, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     4. Lucretia Skinner,   b. 13 Sep 1824, Union Square, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1824, Union Square, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F49787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, November 30, 1876 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Obituary - We regret to announce the death of one of the oldest pioneers and greatest benefactors of our County, Hon. Avery Skinner, which took place at Union Square on Friday last, November 24th. Mr. Skinner was born in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, June 9th, 1796. In October 1816, he removed to Watertown, where he remained till 18_, when he settled at Union Square, where the remainder of his life was spent. His early life was largely devoted to counseling, but in his later years he was called to _charge important official trusts and to the supervision of business interests. In 18_he was appointed to _of Oswego County, and was retained in that position twelve years. In 18_6, he was appointed County Judge and held the position eleven years. In 18_, he was elected Member of Assembly and was reelected the following year. Four years later, in 18_, he was chosen State Senator, to represent the district then comprising of the counties of Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Otsego and Madison. Through his instrumentality, a post office was established at Union Square in 18_3, and was appointed postmaster, and continued in office until his death. As an excellent citizen and operate man, Mr. Skinner was a most excellent representative. His high sense of humor and unflinching integrity, secured to him the entire confidence of the people. He was faithful to every trust, and his duties were discharged in a manner becoming to a gentleman of his learning and excellent judgment, _ _ he leaves a record that the _generation can examine with profit. He goes to the grave ripe with years, leaving most pleasant recollections of him to the vast number of people who appreciated his worth. The funeral was held At Union Square Monday afternoon and was attended by a large concourse of mourners and friends. The remains were encased in a black broadcloth covered casket with silver mountings, and on the breastplate was inscribed the following: Avery Skinner died November 24th, 1876, aged 80 years. The services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Austin of Auburn, assisted by Rev. Munger, and the four sons of the deceased with his two sons in law acted as pallbearers. The ceremony was conducted with Masonic honors, lodges from Mexico, Parish and our own village, being represented.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Avery Skinner

    2. [S438] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Mexico, Oswego, New York; Roll: M432_577; Page: 95B; Image: 468.
      Record for Avery Skinner

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Eliza Lathrop Huntington