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Edna Estelle Southard Skinner
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1872
Corinna
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1903
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Edna's mother died within a month of her birth, leaving her father with two young children. At the age of four, Edna's father being unable to care for her alone, gave guardianship of her to a family in Exeter, Maine. They were John Lawson Pease and his wife, Mary (Tibbets) Pease. She was living with them in 1880 and is listed as their adopted daughter, but she was not legally adopted until the age of fourteen in 1887. (Penob. Probate Record vol 38, p.137) According to her adoption papers in the Penobscot County Courthouse, she gave her own consent to the adoption. She attended school in Exeter. After her marriage, she lived in Exeter until 1893, when the family moved to Portland, Maine where her husand, Myron was a traveling salesman for a wholesale Produce Company. Edna died shortly after the birth of her fourth daughter. 
 
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 Parents:
  Omar Southard (1838 - 1911)
  Georgetta Moore Southard (1849 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Myron Leslie Skinner (1868 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Bertha S. Rideout (1891 - 1980)*
  Alice Marguerite Skinner (1896 - 1988)*
  Ethelyn Violet Skinner Smith (1898 - 1972)*
  Velma Beatrice Skinner Russell (1903 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chamberlain Cemetery
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: SKINNER
 
Created by: PMSmith
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67169210
Edna Estelle <i>Southard</i> Skinner
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Edna Estelle <i>Southard</i> Skinner
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Edna Estelle <i>Southard</i> Skinner
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