Dr. Kimber Washington Skinner


Dr. Kimber Washington Skinner



Dr. Kimber Washington Skinner

Dr. Skinner was b 18 Jun 1828 in SC and d 19 May 1871

He married Mary Anna Caroline Rugeley (b 13 Dec 1823 SC - d 31 Dec 1875 Marianna, Polk Co., TX) between 1856 and 1860.

Mary A. C. Rugeley was the daughter of Rowland Rugeley (b 17 Dec 1786 Fairfield County, SC - d Lowndes County, AL) and Mary Ann Mickle (b 29 Jul 1792 SC - d 29 Jun 1848 Lowndes County, AL)

Mary Anna Caroline Rugeley first married William Owen Baldwin (b 15 Apr 1910 GA - d 5 Jan 1856 Coldspring, San Jacinto County, TX) on 28 Oct 1840 in Lowndes County, AL.
Their children were:

Mary Elizabeth Baldwin
Darliska Alons Baldwin
Sarah Caroline Baldwin
Rugeley H. Baldwin
William Owen Baldwin, Jr.
Joseph White Baldwin
Laura Rugeley Baldwin

After William's death, Mary A. C. was married to Kimber Washington Skinner by 1860 and they were living in Matagorda County.

1860 Matagorda County Census
R. W. Skinner, age 32, b SC, Physician
Mary A. C. age 36, b SC
Roland R. age 10 mos, b AL.

1860 Slave schedule Matagorda Co. TX
1-15 year old woman slave

According to family researchers, Dr. and Mrs. Skinner had four children:
Rowland Rugeley Skinner 1859 - 1874
Mary Ann Carolina Skinner b
Octavia Matilda Sutton Skinner b c 1863
Gustave Fitze Skinner b 1868 [listed as Sutland on the 1870 census)

There was a Dr. K. W. Skinner who was the proprietor of the Central Hotel in Millican, TX in August 1867.

1870 Liberty County, TX Census
W. Sutland Skinner, age 45, b Georgia, Physician
Mary Skinner, age 45, b AL
Roland Skinner, age 8, b TX
Octavia Skinner, age 6, b TX
Sutland Skinner, age 2, b TX


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Jan. 18, 2014
Jan. 18, 2014