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Marion Augusta (Rankin) Hunter (1888 - 1971)

Marion Augusta Hunter formerly Rankin aka Skilton
Born in Rockville Centre, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United Statesmap
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Died at age 83 [location unknown]
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Marion Augusta Rankin was the daughter of William E. Rankin and Mary M. Grant. Marion married twice:

  • m1) on 29 May 1907, Manhattan, NY, to Avery Wadsworth Skilton (1886 NH-1940). They apparently divorced before 1910, as he was again living with his parents in 1910, single, and a student of medicine. He remarried in 1912, and later divorced.
  • m2) to Frederick Joseph Hunter (b. 1889, Colorado). They had a son, Arthur William Hunter, born in Pennsylvania in 1925.[1]

In 1900, the Rankin family lived in Hampstead Township, Rockville Centre, Nassau County, New York. The family included William E. Rankin, 49, born in Connecticut in July 1850, a dry goods merchant, who owned their house without a mortgage; his wife of 33 years, Mary M., 43, b. NY in Jan. 1857, who had had one child; their daughter, Marion A., 12, b. NY, Sept. 1888, in school; and servants, Delila Davis, 40, b. VA; and Max Zimmerman, 30, b. Germany.[2]

Marion Augusta Rankin, 19, and Avery Wadsworth Skilton, 21, were married on 29 May 1907 in Manhattan, New York. It was the first marriage for both. Marion was born in Rockville Centre, New York in 1888, the daughter of William E. Rankin and Marion Melissa Grant. Avery was born in 1886 in Milford, New Hampshire, the son of G.T. Skilton and Ada Lawyer.[3][4]

In 1930, the Hunter family lived in Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania. They owned their house, valued at $5000, and also had a radio. The family included Frederick J. Hunter, 41, born in Colorado (parents b. NY), an accountant (telephone), and WWI veteran, who married at at 33; his wife, Marion, 43, b. NY (parents b. NY), who married at age 35; and their son, Arthur, 5, b. PA.[5]


Note from original profile creation: “Notes for Marion Augustus Rankin: adopted Marion Augustus Grant”. (Not sure what it means?)


  1., Family Tree, with sources (
  2. 1900 US Census, Hampstead Township, Rockville Centre village, (
  3. New York Marriages, 1686-1980 (
  4. New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940 (
  5. 1930 US Census, Philadelphia, Philadelphia (

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