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Clark William Skinner
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1907
Cheshire Center
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1973
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA

Clark was third of four children born to William C. and Marion Maude (Keene) Skinner. He was born at his grandmother Phoebe Rebecca (Loomis) Pierce's home in Cheshire Twp., Allegan Co., MI after his family's first move to the U.P. in 1904 resulted in their return to Allegan Co. in 1906. The Skinner family returned to the Upper Peninsula in 1908 and remained there -- except for a short stint back in Allegan when his father became ill and was seeking medical attention there in 1916/1917.

Clark's father Willie died relatively young (age 47) when Clark was 10 years old; Clark's older brother Harry died young in 1928 at age 28, when Clark was just 21.

Clark remained with his mother Marion until his marriage to Janice Gertrude (Warner) Hatfield. Janice was the daughter of Marion James Warner (1881-1951) and Hulda Dorcus (Lehman) Warner (1888-1956). Clark and Janice married on 06 Oct 1951, about six months after Janice's father died, in Pickford, Michigan. Janice had two children from her 1st marriage to Robert Lee Hatfield, but she and Clark had no children. After Clark's death, Janice married Alois John Ryktarsyk (1912-1989), about 1979. Janice passed away in 1992, and is buried at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in Goetzville, Chippewa, MI USA, with her 3rd husband Alois.

Clark is buried at Fairview Cemetery, Pickford Twp., Chippewa, MI USA.


BIRTH: 24 Apr 1907, Cheshire Twp., Allegan, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 US Censuses 2) MI, Deaths, 1971-1996 (Ancestry) 3) MI, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 4) US Find A Grave Index 5) Web: MI Find A Grave Index 6) Soc Sec Death Index (Ancestry) 7) Personal family genealogy

1910 US CENSUS: Pickford, Chippewa, MI, with parents, age 3 and siblings Harry (10), Amber (8), and grandfather Andrew Skinner (69).

1920 US CENSUS: Pickford, Chippewa, MI, age 12, with widowed mother Marion, siblings Harry (20), Amber (18) and three Clegg children. Sister Gypsie (6) living with the Crawfords at the time.

1930 US CENSUS: Pickford, Chippewa, MI, age 23, with widowed mother Marion and sister Gypsie (15).

1935: Age: 28, Pickford, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: 1940 US Census

1940 US CENSUS: Pickford, Chippewa, MI, age 33, with widowed mother Marion (59). Truck driver, farmer, single.

1951 MARRIAGE to Janice (Warner) Hatfield - 06 Oct 1951; Age: 44, Pickford, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952. Janice W Hatfield [Warter-should be WARNER]; Birth: abt 1918, Lime Isld, MI. Marriage: 06 Oct 1951, Pickford, Chippewa, MI. Her Parents: James Warter [Warner], Huldah Lehman. Age 33.

1973 RESIDENCE: 02 Mar 1973; Age: 65; Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan USA. SOURCE: Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996

1973 DEATH: 03 Mar 1973; Age: 65. Sault Ste Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCES: Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996; Social Security Death Index, Age at Death: 65
Biography 05.23.2012 [updated 09.02.2015] courtesy Debra Hart Blackgrave Tyre, Clark's great-niece. PLEASE retain original credits if copied; thank you.

Family links: 
  William Charles Skinner (1870 - 1917)
  Marion Maude Keene Skinner (1880 - 1972)
  Janice Gertrude Warner Ryktarsyk (1918 - 1992)
  Harry James Skinner (1899 - 1928)*
  Amber Rosella Skinner Hart (1902 - 1993)*
  Clark William Skinner (1907 - 1973)
  Gypsie Bernice Skinner Barbado (1914 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Record added: May 23, 2012
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Clark William Skinner
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Clark William Skinner
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