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Permelia Cox

Permelia Cox
b. 1800 TN, daughter of Richard and Fannie Cox
d. 21 March 1868 Cass Co., IN
bur. Skinner Chapel Cemetery, Cass Co., IN

Permelia Cox

Permelia Cox

Permelia Skinner gravestone

Permelia Skinner gravestone

m. 7 September 1820 at Montgomery Co., OH
Thomas Skinner
b. 11 March 1795 at Rockingham Co., NC, son of Thomas and Sarah (Pickrell) Skinner
d. 3 April 1880 Cass Co., IN
bur. Skinner Chapel Cemetery, Cass Co, IN
(Thomas m2. Mary Bockover on 24 May 1870.)

Children with Thomas Skinner:

  • John Calvin Skinner (1821–1896), m. Hannah Crooks, Sarah Han, and Fannie Bell
  • Daniel Pickrel Skinner (1824–1882) m. Rebecca Belew and Amanda Bell
  • Samuel Edwards Skinner (1826–1884) m. Mary Johnson
  • Richard Cox Skinner (1827–1905) m. Elizabeth Conrad
  • Caroline Skinner (1830–1920) m. Joseph Young Belew/Ballou
  • Margaret Jane SKinner (1832–1917) m. George W. Coil
  • Ira Hollingsworth Skinner (1834–1919) m. Nancy Ann Arthahultz
  • Thomas Harrison Skinner (1836–1927) m. Sarah A. Bockover
  • Sarah Ann Skinner (1838–1873) m. Tipton Clary

According to Thomas B. Helm’s History of Cass County, Indiana, Thomas and Permelia were among the founding members of the Twelve Mile Christian Church and donated land for the first church building.

Submitted by:
Kathy Jones Stickney
Ormond Beach, FL
kstickney2@cfl.rr.com

Thomas Skinner

Thomas Skinner
b. 11 March 1795 at Rockingham Co., NC, son of Thomas and Sarah (Pickrell) Skinner
d. 3 April 1880 at Cass Co. IN
bur. Skinner Chapel Cemetery, Cass Co., IN

Thomas Skinner

Thomas Skinner

m1. 7 Sept. 1820 at Montgomery Co., OH
Permelia Cox
b. 1800 in TN to Richard and Fannie Cox
d. 21 March 1868 at Cass Co., IN
bur. Skinner Chapel Cemetery, Cass Co., IN

m2. 24 May 1870
Mary Bockover

Children with Permelia Cox:

  • John Calvin Skinner (1821–1896), m. Hannah Crooks, Sarah Han, and Fannie Bell
  • Daniel Pickrel Skinner (1824–1882) m. Rebecca Belew and Amanda Bell
  • Samuel Edwards Skinner (1826–1884) m. Mary Johnson
  • Richard Cox Skinner (1827–1905) m. Elizabeth Conrad
  • Caroline Skinner (1830–1920) m. Joseph Young Belew/Ballou
  • Margaret Jane SKinner (1832–1917) m. George W. Coil
  • Ira Hollingsworth Skinner (1834–1919) m. Nancy Ann Arthahultz
  • Thomas Harrison Skinner (1836–1927) m. Sarah A. Bockover
  • Sarah Ann Skinner (1838–1873) m. Tipton Clary

Skinner’s obituary in the Logansport Weekly Journal (10 April 1880) states that he moved as a youth with his parents to Ohio, then in 1836 with his family to Adams Township, Cass Co., Indiana. His funeral was one of the largest in the township. Thomas B. Helm’s History of Cass County, Indiana, states that Thomas and his wife were among the founding members of the Twelve Mile Christian Church and donated land for the first church building.

Submitted by:
Kathy Jones Stickney
Ormond Beach, FL
kstickney2@cfl.rr.com

Samuel S Tennis

Samuel S Tennis
b. 14 January 1790, Pennsylvania
d. 15 September 1888, Forest City, Winnebago County, Iowa

m. 25 March 1831, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Jane Crow
b. 17 April 1806, Pennsylvania
d. 24 April 1886, Norway Township, Winnebago County, Iowa

Children with Jane Crow:

  • Philip
  • Eliza married B. F. Wellman
  • William (1832-1914) married Laura C. Westbury
  • Joseph Tennis (1837-1909) married Carrie Belle Johnson
  • Mary married J. J. Kewley
  • Harriet Catharine “Kate” (1841-1942) married George Washington Strong
  • Lora married H. S. Botsford
  • Samuel W. (d. 1864)
  • Elsa Ann (1850-1908) married Egbert D. Skinner
  • Margaret

Samuel resided at Eel River Township, Allen County, Indiana, and Union Township, LaPorte County, Indiana. In 1859 he emigrated from Indiana to Forest City, Winnebago County, Iowa, and in 1861 he moved to Norway Township, Winnebago County.

According to family tradition, Samuel had a previous marriage to a woman who was the mother of Philip.

Samuel was elected county judge in Winnebago County, Iowa, in 1863 and re-elected in 1865 and 1867. When that position was abolished in 1867, he became the county auditor for one year.

Samuel’s son, Samuel W., died on 9 June 1864, while serving during the Civil War. He was marching with Company B of the Iowa Volunteers en route to Memphis, Tennessee.

Submitted by:
Kay Shoenwalk Shariff
Casper WY