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Sallie E Skinner
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Birth: Jul., 1863
Mount Pleasant (Titus County)
Titus County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1911
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

"A Denver newspaper in an account of the tragic death of the couple on Pike's Peak tells of the heroic actions of Mrs. Skinner, who when her husband fell overcome by the cold and was unable to go on, assisted him to a sheltered ledge of rock, and rather than try to save her life by deserting her husband while she had the strength, sat beside him until death came to her also. She was found frozen to death in a sitting posture by the side of her husband."
(Source: "Funeral to be Held Sunday," Dallas Morning News, August 26, 1911, pg 14)


Their son was Carnegie Frank Skinner (b. 15 Mar 1899 Dallas, d. 18 Nov 1981 Houston) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Willis A Skinner (1857 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Carnegie Frank Skinner (1899 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Froze to death on Pike's Peak. They remembered the fatherless and the orphan. (double stone with spouse)
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 95
 
Created by: Barbara Ware
Record added: Apr 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36032574
Sallie E Skinner
Added by: Barbara Ware
 
Sallie E Skinner
Added by: Barbara Ware
 
Sallie E Skinner
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