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Skinner, Theodore P.


Age: 23, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/7/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, pow 4/1/63, prld, 4/7/63, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 08/31/1836, Unknown
Death: 06/28/1904

Burial: Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 74361679


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/18/1865; widow Harriet A., 8/15/1904, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


3rd Great Granduncle of Caitlin Skinner Mendez, Utah

Great Grandfather of Ronald Kenneson, Northfield, NH

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Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT

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The funeral of Theodore P. Skinner was held at the church at East Albany June 30th, Rev. Mr. Gregory of Albany officiating. He made very appropriate remarks. Flowers were presented by several friends. Mrs. Uriah Dingman made an anchor with the letters G.A.R., and a pillow and bouquets were from Mrs. Sanborn, Mrs. Willis and others. The choir sand several selections, closing with “Nearer, My God to Thee.” The burial was at Irasburg, services in charge of the G.A.R., the deceased having been a member of Mason Post of Glover, and later transferred to Phelps Post of Albany. He made an honorable record in the civil war in the 1st Vt. Cavalry. Both Posts were represented at the funeral. D.R. Cobb and Rufus Drew of South Albany, Wm. Stiles of Glover and L.L. Sanborn of Coventry, members of Mason Post; Commander Kelley, E.J. Stone, O. Aiken, H. Marckres and other members of Phelps Post. Mr. Skinner has resided many years in this town, was a true and consistent member of the F.B. church of this place, living a very exemplary Christian live. He was a kind husband and father and was highly respected by all who knew him. He leaves a wife and two daughters, Mrs. Edna Kennerson and Cora Skinner, three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Cordelia Cutler of Barton, and three brothers living in the west. All sincerely mourn the death of the deceased. He was about 65 years of age.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, 4 Jul 1904
Courtesy of Caitlin Skinner Mendez.