Henry P. Skinner journals 1817-1824
Henry P. Skinner was born in Canaan, New York, on January 13, 1786, the son of Louisa Pratt and Israel Skinner, a Revolutionary War veteran. He had at least three siblings: Israel, Erastus, and Peter. On December 27, 1807, he married Mary Henderson Burke, who died in 1822. They had several children.