Austin Fremont Skinner, 18261908 (aged 81 years)

Austin Freemont Skinner
Name
Austin Fremont /Skinner/
Given names
Austin Fremont
Surname
Skinner
Birth
Occupation
Farmed all his life
Birth of a brother
Birth of a daughter
Civil marriage
Note: Warren County PA is just under the border from Panama Chautauoua , Co NY
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Military
Company I, 49th Wisconsin Volunteers
between 1864 and 1865 (aged 38 years)
Note: Austin was a Civil War veteran who enlisted February 15, 1865, while living at Cataract, Monroe Coun…

Austin was a Civil War veteran who enlisted February 15, 1865, while living at Cataract, Monroe County, Wisconsin, Austin enlisted at Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin, to serve one year as a Private in the 49th Wisconsin Infantry. On February 27, 1865, he was mustered into Federal service with Company I, at Madison, Wisconsin. At that time he received 1/3 of his $100.00 enlistment bounty and was listed as a 36 year old, 5'9" tall farmer, with gray eyes, sandy hair and a ruddy complexion, born in Middleton, Connecticut. His enlistment was credited to the Town of Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin.

On November 8, 1865, Austin was mustered out of Federal service with the Company I at Benton Barracks, Missouri. On the muster out roll it was noted that he was due the last 1/3 of his enlistment bounty and $12.93 cents in back pay.

Birth of a son
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Census
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Note: Witnessed by Walter Richards and Austin F. Skinner
Marriage of a son
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Death of a son
Death of a mother
Death of a wife
Death of a son
Note: KILLED IN WRECK

KILLED IN WRECK

E. F. Skinner, Late of Maple Grove, Killed on His Way to the Coast.

Elbert F. Skinner, recently of Maple Grove, where he was an old settler, sold his farm last week and left on Monday, with his family, for Washington. They left St. Paul yesterday afternoon, and when the train was a few miles out of that city it was wrecked, and Mr. Skinner was among the killed.

His brother, William A. Skinner, of this city, received a dispatch last evening conveying the news of the calamity, and left for St. Paul today to render what assistance he can to his brother's family.

[Published Friday, November 21, 1902 in the Barron County Shield, Barron, Wis.]

Death
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Note: Obituary

Obituary

Mr. A. F. Skinner, one of Barron county's earliest settlers, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. R. Beckwith, on Friday, January 24, after a long illness. Deceased was born in Connecticut May 4, 1928. Was married to Cordelia Alice Pardee in 1851. They moved to Wisconsin in 1853.

Mr. Skinner enlisted in 1864 in Company I, 49th Wisconsin Volunteers and was discharged in 1865. They moved to Barron county in 1869, being among the very first white settlers of the county. Mrs. Skinner died five years ago.

He leaves six children, 32 grand children and 2 great grand children. His children are Mrs. J. R. [Elva] Beckwith, of Barron, Mrs. William [Mary] Rafferty, of Kline, Colorado; Mrs. David [Alice] Hulbert, of Maple Grove; William Alfred Skinner, of Barron, and Ernest Skinner, of Dresser Junction.

The funeral was held from the home of J. R. Beckwith Sunday, Rev. G.H. R. Kershaw officiating. Interment was in the Barron cemetery. [Friday, January 31, 1908, Barron County Shield, Barron, Wis. ]

Burial
Address: Wayside Cemetery
Note: Austin was born May 4, 1826, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., Conn., son of Austin Skinner, both also b…

Austin was born May 4, 1826, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., Conn., son of Austin Skinner, both also born in that state. He died Jan. 24, 1908, in Barron Twp., Barron Co., Wis., aged 81 years, 8 months and 20 days, and was buried there next to the remains of his wife Cordelia in Wayside Cemetery. His gravestone is inscribed "Austin F. Skinner Born 1826 Died 1908."

Family with parents
father
Austin Skinner
1801
Birth: February 8, 1801 34 30Hebron, Tolland Co, Connecticut, USA
mother
Marriage MarriageFebruary 16, 1823Ellington, Tolland Co, Connecticut, USA
3 years
elder brother
16 months
himself
Austin Freemont Skinner
18261908
Birth: May 4, 1826 25 26Middletown, Middlesex Co, Connecticut, USA
Death: January 24, 1908Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
11 years
younger brother
18361913
Birth: 1836 34 35Ohio, USA
Death: February 19, 1913
Family with Cordelia Alice Pardee
himself
Austin Freemont Skinner
18261908
Birth: May 4, 1826 25 26Middletown, Middlesex Co, Connecticut, USA
Death: January 24, 1908Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
wife
18281902
Birth: June 19, 1828 32 28Panama, Chautauqua Co, New York, USA
Death: August 13, 1902Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
Civil marriage Civil marriageSeptember 1, 1851Panama, Chautauqua Co, New York, USA
11 months
son
Elbert Fremont Skinner
18521902
Birth: July 25, 1852 26 24Warren Co, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: November 19, 1902Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
4 years
daughter
1856
Birth: September 11, 1856 30 28Chautaugua, Chautauqua Co, New York, USA
son
William Alfred Skinner
18561929
Birth: September 11, 1856 30 28Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: August 17, 1929Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co, California, USA
-9 years
daughter
18481936
Birth: April 5, 1848 21 19Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: April 21, 1936Maple Grove, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
14 years
daughter
2 years
son
1864
Birth: March 27, 1864 37 35Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
3 years
daughter
18671948
Birth: January 27, 1867 40 38Monroe, Monroe Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: February 14, 1948Maple Grove, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
3 years
son
18691890
Birth: August 15, 1869 43 41Monroe, Monroe Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: October 11, 1890Barron, Barron Co, Wisconsin, USA
Note

Warren County PA is just under the border from Panama Chautauoua , Co NY

Note

Austin was a Civil War veteran who enlisted February 15, 1865, while living at Cataract, Monroe County, Wisconsin, Austin enlisted at Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin, to serve one year as a Private in the 49th Wisconsin Infantry. On February 27, 1865, he was mustered into Federal service with Company I, at Madison, Wisconsin. At that time he received 1/3 of his $100.00 enlistment bounty and was listed as a 36 year old, 5'9" tall farmer, with gray eyes, sandy hair and a ruddy complexion, born in Middleton, Connecticut. His enlistment was credited to the Town of Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin.

On November 8, 1865, Austin was mustered out of Federal service with the Company I at Benton Barracks, Missouri. On the muster out roll it was noted that he was due the last 1/3 of his enlistment bounty and $12.93 cents in back pay.

Note

Obituary

Mr. A. F. Skinner, one of Barron county's earliest settlers, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. R. Beckwith, on Friday, January 24, after a long illness. Deceased was born in Connecticut May 4, 1928. Was married to Cordelia Alice Pardee in 1851. They moved to Wisconsin in 1853.

Mr. Skinner enlisted in 1864 in Company I, 49th Wisconsin Volunteers and was discharged in 1865. They moved to Barron county in 1869, being among the very first white settlers of the county. Mrs. Skinner died five years ago.

He leaves six children, 32 grand children and 2 great grand children. His children are Mrs. J. R. [Elva] Beckwith, of Barron, Mrs. William [Mary] Rafferty, of Kline, Colorado; Mrs. David [Alice] Hulbert, of Maple Grove; William Alfred Skinner, of Barron, and Ernest Skinner, of Dresser Junction.

The funeral was held from the home of J. R. Beckwith Sunday, Rev. G.H. R. Kershaw officiating. Interment was in the Barron cemetery. [Friday, January 31, 1908, Barron County Shield, Barron, Wis. ]

Note

Austin was born May 4, 1826, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., Conn., son of Austin Skinner, both also born in that state. He died Jan. 24, 1908, in Barron Twp., Barron Co., Wis., aged 81 years, 8 months and 20 days, and was buried there next to the remains of his wife Cordelia in Wayside Cemetery. His gravestone is inscribed "Austin F. Skinner Born 1826 Died 1908."

Note

Austin was one of the first settlers in Barron County. In the 1870 U.S. Census, he was listed as a 46 year old farmer with $1,800 worth of real estate and $450 worth of personal property, living in Barron with his 42 year old wife Cordelia and their eight children, of whom the first was listed as born in Pennsylvania and the rest in Wisconsin: Elbert, age 18; Elsa, age 15; William, age 13; Mary, age 11; Carrie, age 8; Earnest, age 6; Alice, age 3; a nd nine month old Clement Skinner.

The family received their mail at the Prairie Farm Post Office. There was another Skinner listed as living in Barron, Eveline Skinner, an 18 year old schoolteacher, boarding with the family of 72 year old Andrew and 63 year old Lilian Miller. She may have been a daughter of Austin and Cordelia.

In the 1880 U.S. Census, Austin F. Skinner was listed as a 54 year old farmer, living in Maple Grove Township, Barron County, with his 51 year old wife Permelia and their five children: Elbert, age 27; Mabel, age 18; Ernest, age 16; Alice, age 13; and 10 year old Clement Skinner. Their son William Skinner was a 26 year old farmer boarding on the farm of John C. Beckwith.

In the 1890 U.S. Census, Special Schedule, Austin F. Skinner was listed as living ih the Town of Maple Grove, Barron County, Wisconsin, and as having served as a Private in Company I of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry, from February 15, 1865, to November 18, 1865, for total service of 9 months and 3 days.

In the 1900 U.S. Census, Austin Skinner was listed as a 49 year old grocer living on La Salle Avenue, in Barron with his 49 year old wife Cordelia. They had been married 49 years, owned their house free and clear, and were the parents of eight children of whom one was deceased.

On July 28, 1880, Austin filed and application for an Invalid Veteran's Pension, which was approved under Certificate 623,442.

References: 1870 U.S. Census, Barron, P.O. Prairie Farm, Barron County, Wisconsin, August 12, 1880, Page 6, Family 46/43. 1880 U.S. Census, Maple Grove Township, Barron County, Wisconsin, July 10, 1880, ED 195, Lines 41-47, Family 255/259. 1890 U.S. Census, Special Schedule, Town of Maple Grove, Barron County, Wisconsin, ED 11, Page 1, Line 10, Family 104/105. 1900 U.S. Census, La Salle Avenue, Barron, Barron County, Wisconsin, June 14, 1900, ED 1, Sheet 13A, Lines 12-13, Family 232/237. Death Certificates, Austin F. Skinner, Volume 1, Page 90, and Codelia Skinner, Volume F, Page 60, Barron County Register of Deeds, Barron, Wisconsin.

Military Austin was a Civil War veteran who enlisted February 15, 1865, while living at Cataract, Monroe County, Wisconsin, Austin enlisted at Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin, to serve one year as a Private in the 49th Wisconsin Infantry. On February 27, 1865, he was mustered into Federal service with Company I, at Madison, Wisconsin. At that time he received 1/3 of his $100.00 enlistment bounty and was listed as a 36 year old, 5'9" tall farmer, with gray eyes, sandy hair and a ruddy complexion, born in Middleton, Connecticut. His enlistment was credited to the Town of Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin.

On November 8, 1865, Austin was mustered out of Federal service with the Company I at Benton Barracks, Missouri. On the muster out roll it was noted that he was due the last 1/3 of his enlistment bounty and $12.93 cents in back pay.