Descendants related to Rev. Joseph Churchill Skinner
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  • ID: I6538
  • Name: John SKINNER (MD)
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 Feb 1824 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia 1
  • Death: 28 Dec 1909 in Roxbury, Massachusetts 2
  • Census: 1870 Boston 3
  • Census: 1880 Boston 4
  • Census: 1900 Boston 5
  • Note:
    From the Fredericton Head Quarters, April 2, 1856 – At the commencement of the Massachusetts Medical College, Boston, 12th ult., the degree of M.D. was conferred upon John SKINNER a native of Wickham parish (Queens Co.) We believe this gentleman was formerly a student at the Baptist Seminary in this city.


    From the Saint John New Brunswick Courier, May 18, 1856 – We insert below a certificate from the celebrated Dr. Dix relative to the professional abilities of Dr. SKINNER a native of this Province who has been for some time studying in the United States and who has lately returned to exercise the duties of his profession in this city.... “Dr. John SKINNER having for nearly four years been conversant with certain branches of Surgical practice and passed one year at Tremont Medical School in this city, has for two years past been an attentive and intelligent student in my office. He has graduated with Honor in the Medical Department of Harvard University and I consider him to be fully competent in general medicine and surgery and also diseases of the eye and ear.” (signed) John H. Dix, M.D., Boston 12th April 1856.


    From the Halifax Morning Chronicle Mon. July 9, 1866:
    Diseases of the EYE, EAR AND HEAD.
    Dr. John SKINNER,
    Oculist, Aurist, &c.,
    Graduate of Harvard University; Fellow of the Mass.
    Medical Society, &c. (Central Office, 220 Tremont
    Street, Boston, Mass.)

    Dr. SKINNER informs his friends, patients, and all seeking medical treatment, that since his return from a tour in the Hospitals of Europe and the United States, he may now be consulted at 99 Argyle Street, Halifax, N.S., for a few weeks. Dr. Skinner begs to refer to – Hon. Dr. Tupper, Prof. Sec. N.S. – Hon. S. L. Tilley, Prof. Sec of N.B. – Patrick Domahoe, Esq., of the “Boston Pilot.” A. Boone, Esq. Halifax. Mrs Tebo, Marshalltown, N.S. who was blind for years; sight restored by the removal of a cataract. Mrs. McGravy, of Britain street, St. John: blind, and cured by a like and almost painless operation. Mrs. Harris, 55 Austin street, Charlestown, Mass. quite blind and deaf, with noises in her head, cured. Mrs. Widow Smith, of Buciouche, N.B. whose little girl was blind from “congenital cataract” cured by their removal; and thousands of others.


     JohnSkinner, 1869. Graduated
    Dr. John Skinner, M.D. 1869
    1043 Washington Street, Boston.
    Hamilton, photographer, Boston


    Source: The Medical register for New England v.1, 1877John Skinner, MD, 1043 Washington Street.

    Source: The Harvard Medical School v. 2, Lewis Publishing Co., 1905. p. 1655 — John Skinner, practices in Roxbury.

    Source: Medical Communications, Massachusetts Medical Society, 1913John Skinner, of Roxbury.




    Father: Joseph Churchill SKINNER b: 16 Feb 1800 in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
    Mother: Eliza A. CHASE b: 22 Jun 1803 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia

    Marriage 1 Jane Reid TERWILLIGER b: 26 Feb 1835 in New Scotland, Albany, New York
    • Married: 19 Jun 1865 in Syracuse, New York, New York 6
    Children
    1. Has Children Prescott Orde SKINNER b: 28 Apr 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts
    2. Has Children Vernon Villiers SKINNER b: 22 Nov 1868 in Boston, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children Fenwick Fenton SKINNER b: 25 Jul 1870 in Boston, Massachusetts
    4. Has Children Macy Millmore SKINNER b: 10 Dec 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Madeline Aubyn SKINNER b: 4 Sep 1873 in Boston, Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Harry Thornton SKINNER b: 17 Jan 1877 in Boston, Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Title: Internet
      Note: The Harvard Graduates’ Magazine, 1910 (p. 565) : John Skinner, b. 16 Feb., 1824, in King’s Co., NS ; d. at Roxbury, 28 Dec.; 1909.
    2. Title: Internet
      Note: Annals of Medical Practice, 1910 (p. 75) : John Skinner, M.D., M.M.S.S., died in Roxbury, Dec. 28, 1909, aged 85 years.
    3. Title: 1870 US Census
      Page: Boston, 9th ward - Family #710
      Note: Census Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Skinner John | Head | age: 40 | occup.: Dr. Mass. Med. | birthplace: Nova Scotia.
      Date: 16 Jun 1870
    4. Title: 1880 US Census
      Page: Page 36 - family #380
      Note: Census Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Skinner John | Head | age: 50 | occup.: Druggist | birthplace NS | father’s bp: NS | mother’s bp: NS.
      Date: 12 Jun 1880
    5. Title: 1900 US Census
      Page: Boston 22th ward - family #301
      Note: Census place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Skinner John | Head | birth: Oct 1823 | age: 76 | number of years married: 44 | birthplace: Canada Eng. | father’s bp: Canada Eng. | mother’s bp: Canada Eng. | year of immigration : 1858 | occupation: Physician
      Date: 9 Jun 1900
    6. Title: Newspaper article
      Note: — The Saint John Globe, 24 Jul 1865.
      Text: m. Syracuse, N.Y., 19 June, John Skinner, Esq., M.D., Boston / Miss Jeanie R. Terwilliger. MN

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