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The Family of John and Catherine Skillman

 

John Skillman and Catherine Beekman had five boys when they lived in Loudoun Co., Virginia. Three of them moved to Bourbon County in 1806 and 1816. Below is a three-generation descendancy of John and Catherine. This is an update of the descendancy of the Skillman's immigrant ancestor, Thomas, that can be found online at http://members.aol.com/wskillman/gene.htm. This site includes both online and downloadable versions as of March, 2005.

William Alfred Skillman, Linthicum Heights, MD, 24 July, 2005tc "Descendants of John Skillman"

 

First Generation

 

1.  John Skillman was born in 1742 in Somerset Co., NJ.  He immigrated in 1769 to Loudoun Co., VA.  He died in 1777 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Will proved Feb. 10, 1777. The property was left to his wife "for the benefit of our Child'n."

 

His name was signed "John Skilman" as it is in the body of the will. A marginal note: "John Skillman's Will."

 His SOA Number is 14.

 

From SOA: ...b. 1742, and, grown up, purchased or inherited the home-farm (253 acres or 1/2 the tract bought by his grandfather Thomas2 for his father Jan3 and his uncle Isaac3. This he sold April 30, 1768 (deed witnessed by Thomas4 Skillman, cousin, and Edw'd Van Harlingen), to Roelif Van Dyck for "300 current money of the Province," and then with family removed to Loudoun Co., Va., (near present Leesburg). In 1763, John Skillman m. Catharine, dau. of Christopher Beekman and Sarah Cox, his wife. This Christopher Beekman was 3d son of Christoffel Beekman (son of Gerardus of Flatbush) and Maria de la Noy (b. Jan. 4, 1681; m. Jan. 28, 1704). Catharine's father d. at his home, near Griggstown, of smallpox, and Sarah, her mother, being made a widow, in 1766 became the 3d wife of William Allen, with her five Beekman children besides Catharine. All these Beekmans and Allens with other families, under the lead of John Skillman, after the sale of his farm, removed to Virginia, as said, the next year, 1769. William Allen d. and John Skillman was the executor of his estate, and a few years later, near the outbreak of the Rev. War, he himself died, his will being proved Feb. 10, 1777. The property was left to his wife "for the benefit of our Child'n." In the course of time the widow m. Jesse Edwards and by him had five other boys and girls. The children of John Skillman and Catharine Beekman his wife, in addition to a dau. who m. a Hegeman and removed to Evansville, Ind., were these five sons:

 

John Skillman and Catherine Beekman were married in 1763.  Catherine Beekman (daughter of Christopher Beekman and Sarah Cox) was born in 1742 in Middlesex Co., NJ.  She died in 1840 in Adams Co., Ohio.  John Skillman and Catherine Beekman had the following children:

 

        +2                i.   Christopher Skillman (born on 9 Feb 1767).

        +3                ii.   Abraham Skillman (born in 1768).

        +4               iii.   John Skillman (born in 1770).

        +5               iv.   Lt. Isaac H. Skillman (born on 14 Oct 1772).

        +6               v.   William Skillman (born on 30 Mar 1777).

 

Second Generation

 

2.       Christopher Skillman (John-1) was born on 9 Feb 1767 in Rocky Hill, Montgomery Twp., Somerset, NJ.  He immigrated about 1806 to Bourbon Co., KY.  He died on 7 Mar 1835 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Distinguished Families...Additional Names and Corrections, pg 10, has d. March 17, 1835.  His SOA Number is 31. 

From SOA: ...removed as a babe with parents to Loudoun Co., Va.

 

From Thomas Lee Skillman:

Moved with brother John to Bourbon Co., KY circa 1806.

 

Christopher Skillman and Henrietta Payne were married on 9 Mar 1793 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Henrietta Payne (daughter of Josiah Payne and Elizabeth Fleming) was born in Loudoun Co., VA.  She died in Bourbon Co., KY.  Christopher Skillman and Henrietta Payne had the following children:

 

        +7                i.   Violinda Skillman (born on 9 Jan 1794).

        +8                ii.   John Skillman (born on 30 Jan 1796).

          9               iii.   William Skillman was born in 1797.  He died in Bourbon Co., KY.  His SOA Number is 31 iii.

       +10               iv.   Katharine Skillman (born on 20 Apr 1798).

       +11               v.   Nancy Skillman (born in 1800).

       +12               vi.   Keziah Skillman (born on 31 Jan 1805).

       +13              vii.   Josiah Payne Skillman (born on 23 Sep 1807).

       +14             viii.   Elizabeth Skillman (born in 1809).

       +15               ix.   Isaac Harrison Skillman (born in 1811).

       +16               x.   James Beverage Skillman (born in 1813).

       +17               xi.   Christopher C. Skillman (born about 1815).

 

3.  Abraham Skillman (John-1) was born in 1768 in Rocky Hill, Montgomery Twp., Somerset, NJ.  He died in 1862.  He was a blacksmith, farmer.  His SOA Number is 32.  From SOA:

Estate near Leesburg, Va., suffered great loss in Civil War.

 

Abraham Skillman and Violinda Simpson were married on 26 Feb 1798 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Violinda Simpson (daughter of John Simpson and Mary Unk) was born.   Abraham Skillman and Violinda Simpson had the following children:

 

       +18                i.   John Skillman (born in 1800).

         19                ii.   Mary Skillman was born in 1802.  Her SOA Number is 32 ii.

       +20               iii.   Abraham Skillman (born in 1804).

       +21               iv.   James L. Skillman (born in 1806).

       +22               v.   Elizabeth Skillman (born in 1808).

         23               vi.   Catharine Skillman was born in 1812.  Her SOA Number is 32 vi.

       +24              vii.   Violinda Ann Skillman (born on 12 May 1814).

         25             viii.   Alcinda Skillman was born in 1816.  Her SOA Number is 32 viii.

       +26               ix.   William French Skillman (born in 1818).

       +27               x.   Bushrod Washington Skillman (born in 1820).

 

Abraham Skillman and Delia Alexander were married in 1829 in Somerset Co., NJ.  Genforum Skillman #176 by suzanne gives marriage as 3 Dec 1827 in Loudoun Co., VA. However, she references a book, Frederick County Marriages, 1738-1850 by John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr, page 275.  Delia Alexander was born in Ireland.  She was also known as Delilah.

 

3.       John Skillman (John-1) was born in 1770 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Born 1766?  He immigrated about 1806 to Bourbon Co., KY.  He immigrated in 1812 to Winchester, Clark, KY.  He immigrated in 1821 to Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died in 1853 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Thomas Lee Skillman gives  d. 1858.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  His SOA Number is 33. 

From SOA: ...settled in Clarke Co., Va.; then circa 1806 removed with his brother Christopher to Bourbon Co., Ky.; in 1815 to Breckenridge Co.

 

From Thomas Lee Skillman: 1850 U.S. Census shows John living with his son, Peter.

 

John Skillman and Catharine Skinner were married in 1792 in Clark Co., KY.  They appeared in the census in 1850 in District 2, Breckinridge Co., KY.  Catharine Skinner (daughter of Richard Alexander Skinner and Adaline Van Deventer) was born in 1768 in New Jersey.  Thomas Lee Skillman gives b. 1777.

  She died in 1855 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  She was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  John Skillman and Catharine Skinner had the following children:

 

       +28                i.   Sarah Ann Skillman (born on 4 Jan 1792).

       +29                ii.   Richard Skillman (born on 23 Dec 1794).

       +30               iii.   Abraham Skillman (born on 10 Feb 1796).

       +31               iv.   William P.K. Skillman (born on 15 Mar 1797).

       +32               v.   Peter Skillman (born on 14 Feb 1808).

 

4.       Lt. Isaac H. Skillman (John-1) was born on 14 Oct 1772 in Virginia.  He served in the military in 1812 in War of 1812.  He immigrated about 1816 to Bourbon Co., KY. 

From SOA: ...and in 1816 joined his brother in Bourbon Co., Ky. In 1825, removed to Scott Co., Ky.

 

From Register Report: Isaac came to Bourbon County and settled near North Middletown, in the fall of 1816; where he purchased 216 acres of land (partly cleared) on the line of Bourbon and Clark Counties; his cabin; a double log one, was one-half in each county;...

 

  He died on 18 Mar 1856 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  His SOA Number is 34.

 

Lt. Isaac H. Skillman and Nancy Whitely were married on 10 Jan 1798 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Nancy Whitely (daughter of William Whitely and Susannah Tyler) was born in 1776 in Virginia.  She died in Feb 1831.  She was also known as Anne.  Lt. Isaac H. Skillman and Nancy Whitely had the following children:

 

       +33                i.   William G. Skillman (born in 1798).

       +34                ii.   Catharine Skillman (born on 31 Jul 1800).

       +35               iii.   Susan Skillman (born on 5 Feb 1804).

       +36               iv.   Juliette Skillman (born in 1806).

       +37               v.   Harriet Skillman (born on 20 Dec 1808).

       +38               vi.   John Whitely Skillman (born on 10 Aug 1811).

       +39              vii.   Christopher Arthur Skillman (born on 6 Sep 1813).

 

6.  William Skillman (John-1) was born on 30 Mar 1777 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He was buried in 1862 in Danville South Cem., Danville, IN.  He died in Sep 1862 in Hendricks Co., IN.  His SOA Number is 35.  From Thomas Lee Skillman: Was born 4 months after father's death. Went as a lad to Highland Co., Ohio.

 

William Skillman and Nancy Henton were married on 19 Mar 1806 in Highland Co., OH.  From Fairfield County Chapter OGS marriages 1800-1811:

Married 19 Mar 1807 in Fairfield Co., JP of Amanda Twp.  Nancy Henton (daughter of Thomas Henton and Sarah Tallman) was born on 5 Sep 1789 in Rockingham Co., VA.  FamilySearch Anc. File has b. 9/8/1788, Rockingham, Va.  She died on 21 Jul 1843 in Danville, IN.  William Skillman and Nancy Henton had the following children:

 

       +40                i.   Sarah Skillman (born on 7 Jan 1809).

       +41                ii.   John W. Skillman (born on 22 Aug 1811).

       +42               iii.   Dr. Evan Henton Skillman (born on 31 Dec 1812).

       +43               iv.   Rev. Allen Skillman (born on 1 Feb 1814).

       +44               v.   William M. Skillman (born on 20 Mar 1816).

       +45               vi.   Thomas Skillman (born on 19 Jul 1819).

         46              vii.   Isaac Simpson Skillman was born in 1820.  He died in 1827.  His SOA Number is 35 vii.

         47             viii.   Samuel Skillman was born on 18 Dec 1822.  His SOA Number is 35 viii.

       +48               ix.   Cynthia Ann Skillman (born in Jan 1825).

       +49               x.   Nancy Jane Skillman (born on 3 May 1831).

 

 

Third Generation

 

7.  Violinda Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born on 9 Jan 1794.  She died on 16 Dec 1868.  Her SOA Number is 74.

 

Violinda Skillman and James Fleming were married on 23 Dec 1815 in Bourbon Co., KY.  Dist. Fam... Corr. has m. Dec. 28, 1815.  James Fleming (son of Judge Peter Fleming) was born on 29 Oct 1790.  He died in 1838 in Macon Co., IL.  Violinda Skillman and James Fleming had the following children:

 

       +50                i.   Christopher Peter Skillman Fleming (born on 31 Aug 1818).

       +51                ii.   John Beveredge Fleming (born on 13 Nov 1820).

       +52               iii.   William Andrew Fleming (born on 13 Jan 1823).

       +53               iv.   James H. Fleming (born on 2 Apr 1825).

         54               v.   David P. Fleming was born on 13 Sep 1827.

       +55               vi.   Henrietta Fleming (born on 5 Sep 1830).

         56              vii.   Samuel Richard Fleming was born on 7 Feb 1833 in Bourbon, Paris, KY.

       +57             viii.   Catharine Fleming (born on 20 Jun 1836).

 

8.  John Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born on 30 Jan 1796 in Loudoun Co., VA.  His SOA Number is 75.

 

John Skillman and Polly Haynes were married on 1 Jan 1820 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Polly Haynes (daughter of William Haynes and Agnes Pate) was born on 27 May 1802.  She died on 20 Dec 1846.  John Skillman and Polly Haynes had the following children:

 

       +58                i.   Emily Ann Skillman (born on 28 Feb 1821).

       +59                ii.   Henrietta Agnes Skillman (born on 3 Nov 1822).

         60               iii.   William H. Skillman was born on 27 May 1824.  He died on 7 Nov 1883.

       +61               iv.   Christopher H. Skillman (born on 31 Jan 1826).

         62               v.   Cornelia Skillman was born on 4 Jan 1828.  She died on 18 Oct 1849.

       +63               vi.   Mary Catharine Skillman (born on 14 Feb 1831).

         64              vii.   John H. Skillman was born on 15 Aug 1833.  He died on 12 Oct 1852.

         65             viii.   Junius Rogers Skillman was born on 9 Jan 1836.  He died on 22 Jun 1857.

 

10.  Katharine Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born on 20 Apr 1798 in Cane Ridge, Bourbon, KY.  She died on 6 Jul 1852 in Cane Ridge, Bourbon, KY.  She was also known as Kitty.  Her SOA Number is 76.

 

Katharine Skillman and William Rogers were married on 15 Jul 1817 in Bourbon Co., KY.  William Rogers (son of Nathaniel Rogers and Frances Ann Cobbs) was born on 7 Jul 1784 in Campbell Co., VA.  He died on 15 Feb 1862 in Bourbon Co., KY.   Presiding Elder of the "Old Cane Ridge Church," of which members of the family were officers for over one hundred years.  Katharine Skillman and William Rogers had the following children:

 

       +66                i.   William Skillman Rogers (born on 30 Sep 1819).

       +67                ii.   Christopher Charles Rogers (born on 15 May 1829).

       +68               iii.   Anne Elizabeth Rogers (born on 16 Nov 1832).

 

11.  Nancy Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born in 1800 in Loudoun Co., VA.  According to Ancestral File 4.19, 20/5/2002, from Michael Wrona, she was born about 1780.  She died in 1876 in Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY.  Her SOA Number is 77.

 

Nancy Skillman and John Lander were married on 16 Jan 1823 in Bourbon Co., KY.  Nancy Skillman and John Lander had the following children:

 

       +69                i.   Sarah E. Lander.

       +70                ii.   Violinda Lander (born in 1827).

       +71               iii.   Henrietta Payne Lander.

       +72               iv.   Christopher S. Lander (born in 1832).

       +73               v.   Mary Lander (born in Nov 1833).

         74               vi.   John A. Lander was born in 1837.

       +75              vii.   James Harrison Lander (born in 1843).

 

12.  Keziah Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born on 31 Jan 1805 in Loudoun Co., VA.  She died in 1878.  She was also known as Kesiah.  Her SOA Number is 78.

 

Keziah Skillman and Jacob Torian were married in Jul 1826 in Christian, KY.  Keziah Skillman and Jacob Torian had the following children:

 

         76                i.   William H. Torian was born on 15 May 1829.  He died on 14 Feb 1852.

       +77                ii.   Henrietta Torian (born on 10 Jul 1831).

       +78               iii.   Christopher Torian (born on 20 Mar 1834).

       +79               iv.   Ann E. Torian (born on 12 Feb 1836).

       +80               v.   Peter A. Torian (born on 1 Apr 1838).

       +81               vi.   James Anderson Torian (born on 26 Feb 1843).

       +82              vii.   Robertson Skillman Torian (born on 26 Feb 1843).

 

13.    Josiah Payne Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born on 23 Sep 1807 in Bourbon Co., KY.  He died on 21 Aug 1871 in Cass Co., MO.  He was buried in Pleasant Hill Cem, Pleasant Hill, MO.  His SOA Number is 79.  He immigrated to Cass Co., MO from Kentucky. 

From SOA: Removed from Kentucky to Cass. Co., Mo.

 

Josiah Payne Skillman and Amanda Hutchinson were married on 7 Nov 1833 in Bourbon Co., KY.  Amanda Hutchinson died about 1835.

 

Josiah Payne Skillman and Lavinia Thomas Wilson were married on 8 Oct 1840 in Bourbon Co., KY.  Lavinia Thomas Wilson (daughter of Lewis Wilson and Sarah Anderson Thomas) was born on 20 Mar 1824 in Flat Rock, Bourbon Co., KY.  She died on 23 Nov 1886 in Pleasant Hill, Cass Co., MO.  She was buried in Pleasant Hill Cem, Pleasant Hill, MO.  She was also known as Louvinia.  Josiah Payne Skillman and Lavinia Thomas Wilson had the following children:

 

         83                i.   William Christopher Skillman was born on 30 Sep 1841.  He died in 1868.

         84                ii.   David Lewis Skillman was born on 17 May 1843 in Flat Rock, Bourbon Co., KY.  He died on 12 Jan 1914 in the Confederate Home, Higginsville, MO.  He was buried after 12 Jan 1914 in Confederate Mem. Cem., Higginsville, MO.  He served in the military Civil War.  He served in Giltner's Brigade, KY Cavalry, C.S.A.

 

                                 He is listed in the Missouri State Archives' Soldiers Database: War of 1812 - World War I.

       +85               iii.   James Polk Skillman (born on 20 Jun 1845).

       +86               iv.   John Harvey Skillman (born on 11 Oct 1847).

       +87               v.   Isaac Harrison Skillman (born on 2 Jan 1850).

       +88               vi.   Henry Todd Skillman (born on 28 Mar 1852).

       +89              vii.   Amanda Lavinia Skillman (born on 24 Feb 1854).

       +90             viii.   Joseph Payne Skillman (born in 1856).

       +91               ix.   Mary Katharine Skillman (born on 28 Oct 1859).

       +92               x.   Thomas Jonathan Skillman (born on 8 Feb 1862).

       +93               xi.   Richard Andrew Skillman (born on 11 Jun 1864).

 

14.  Elizabeth Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born in 1809.  Her SOA Number is 31 viii.

 

Elizabeth Skillman and Major Aug. W. Branham were married on 20 Sep 1829.  Elizabeth Skillman and Major Aug. W. Branham had the following children:

 

         94                i.   Horace Branham died in 1862.  Confederate soldier, captured 1862 and cruelly shot as a guerrilla.  He served in the military in Confederate Army.

 

15.  Isaac Harrison Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born in 1811.  He served in the military in Mexican war.  Captain in Mexican War  His SOA Number is 31 ix.

 

Isaac Harrison Skillman and Permelia Robbins were married. Isaac Harrison Skillman and Permelia Robbins had the following children:

 

       +95                i.   William Harrison Skillman.

 

Isaac Harrison Skillman and McRae Robbins were married. Isaac Harrison Skillman and McRae Robbins had the following children:

 

         96                i.   Annie Skillman

 

16.  James Beverage Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born in 1813 in Bourbon Co., KY.  He died in 1872.  His SOA Number is 31 x.

 

James Beverage Skillman and Mary Shields were married. James Beverage Skillman and Mary Shields had the following children:

 

         97                i.   Son Skillman

 

James Beverage Skillman and Amelia Jane Hammel were married in 1835.  James Beverage Skillman and Amelia Jane Hammel had the following children:

 

         98                i.   Jimmie Skillman

       +99                ii.   John Christopher Skillman (born on 26 Aug 1860).

     +100               iii.   James Beverage Skillman Jr. (born in Dec 1862).

       101               iv.   Robert H. Skillman was born on 6 Jan 1865.  He died on 2 May 1906.  He was buried in Oak Grove Cem, Le Roy, IL.

 

17.  Christopher C. Skillman (Christopher-2, John-1) was born about 1815.  His SOA Number is 31 xi.

 

Christopher C. Skillman and Mollie Wilson were married on 27 Apr 1856.  Mollie Wilson (daughter of Joseph Wilson) was born.

 

 

18.  John Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born in 1800 in Mt. Gilead, Loudoun Co., VA.  He died before 1861.  His SOA Number is 32 i.

 

John Skillman and Lucinda Swartz were married on 29 Dec 1825 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Lucinda Swartz (daughter of John Swartz) was born in 1812.  John Skillman and Lucinda Swartz had the following children:

 

     +102                i.   John W. Skillman (born in 1830).

     +103                ii.   Violinda A. Skillman (born in 1833).

     +104               iii.   Bushrod Washington Skillman (born on 4 Apr 1834).

       105               iv.   Samuel Skillman was born in 1838.

     +106               v.   Charles Robert Skillman (born in 1841).

     +107               vi.   David F. Skillman (born in 1843).

       108              vii.   Allison French Skillman was born about 1849 in Virginia.  He lived Broad River District in Loudoun Co., VA between 1910 and 1920.  He was buried in Sudley UMC Cem., Prince William Co., VA.

 

20.  Abraham Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born in 1804.  His SOA Number is 32 iii.

 

Abraham Skillman and Maria Dishman were married in 1829.  Maria Dishman (daughter of Samuel Marcus Dishman and Elizabeth Triplett) was born in 1808.  She lived in Loudoun Co., VA on 15 Aug 1850.  Abraham Skillman and Maria Dishman had the following children:

 

     +109                i.   Marcus Dishman Skillman (born in 1828).

       110                ii.   James Dishman Skillman was born about 1831.  His will is listed in "Index to Loudoun Co. wills," 1757-1850, Lousia Skinner Hutchison, Willow Bend Books, Lovettsville, VA, 1997

     +111               iii.   Elizabeth Skillman (born about 1832).

     +112               iv.   Martha Ann Skillman (born on 25 May 1837).

 

21.  James L. Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born in 1806.  His SOA Number is 32 iv.  Middle name may be Littleberry, Lynn, or Lander.

 

James L. Skillman and Elizabeth Carter were married on 24 Sep 1833 in Loudoun Co., VA. James L. Skillman and Elizabeth Carter had the following children:

 

     +113                i.   Bushrod Skillman (born in Dec 1859).

     +114                ii.   John H. Skillman.

 

22.  Elizabeth Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born in 1808.  She died in 1840 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Her SOA Number is 32 v.

 

Elizabeth Skillman and Hubby Hall were married.

 

24.  Violinda Ann Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born on 12 May 1814 in Loudoun Co., VA.  She died on 4 Jan 1898 in Reinbeck, IA.  She was buried in Reinbeck, IA.  Her SOA Number is 80.

 

Violinda Ann Skillman and James Fristoe Lynn were married on 1 Nov 1831.  James Fristoe Lynn (son of Fielding Lynn and Ruth Fristoe) was born on 19 May 1806 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He died on 29 Oct 1864.  He was buried in Loudoun Co., VA.  Violinda Ann Skillman and James Fristoe Lynn had the following children:

 

     +115                i.   James Richard Lynn (born on 20 Jun 1834).

     +116                ii.   Elizabeth Emily Lynn (born on 26 Feb 1837).

       117               iii.   Delia Alexander Lynn was born in Aug 1839 in Virginia.

     +118               iv.   Bushrod Washington Lynn (born on 11 Feb 1842).

     +119               v.   William French Lynn (born on 15 Apr 1844).

     +120               vi.   John French Frances Lynn (born on 9 Apr 1847).

     +121              vii.   Thomas Mason Lynn (born on 5 May 1850).

     +122             viii.   Violinda Isabella Lynn (born on 4 Apr 1853).

     +123               ix.   Henry Clay Lynn (born on 25 Apr 1857).

       124               x.   Aggie Lynn was born in 1858.

 

26.  William French Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) was born in 1818.  His SOA Number is 32 ix.

 

William French Skillman and Sarah Ellen Hampton were married on 20 Dec 1866 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Sarah Ellen Hampton was born in Sep 1848 in Virginia.  William French Skillman and Sarah Ellen Hampton had the following children:

 

     +125                i.   William French Skillman (born in May 1867).

       126                ii.   Mary Violinda Skillman was born in Sep 1870 in Virginia.

       127               iii.   Charles (Charlie) Skillman was born in Apr 1874 in Virginia.

       128               iv.   Elizabeth (Lizzie) Skillman was born in Feb 1877 in Virginia.

       129               v.   Maud Alcinda Skillman was born in May 1879 in Virginia.

       130               vi.   Delia Skillman was born in Feb 1884 in Virginia.

       131              vii.   Emma Skillman was born in Jan 1887 in Virginia.

 

27.  Bushrod Washington Skillman (Abraham-2, John-1) served in the military Civil War in Confederate Army.  Killed in the seven days fight before Richmond. "I helped bury him," writes his nephew, Bushrod W. Lynn, of Richmond, Va. (SOA 32x)

 

Enlisted as a Sergeant

Enlisted in Co. I, 8th Inf. Reg. VA

Killed on 27 June 1862 in Gaines' Mill, VA.

 

The VA Regimental Histories Series.  He was born in 1820 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He died on 27 Jun 1862 in Gaines' Mill, VA.  His SOA Number is 32 x.

 

Bushrod Washington Skillman and Sarah Elizabeth Gouchenour were married on 24 Sep 1844 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Sarah Elizabeth Gouchenour (daughter of Jacob Gouchenour and Elizabeth Anderson) was born on 10 May 1828.  She died on 5 Jan 1915.  She was buried in Woodlawn Baptist Ch. Fairfax, VA.  Bushrod Washington Skillman and Sarah Elizabeth Gouchenour had the following children:

 

     +132                i.   Elizabeth Delia Skillman (born about 1847).

       133                ii.   Alcinda Skillman was born about 1849.

     +134               iii.   Violinda Ellen Skillman (born about 1855).

       135               iv.   Sarah Violinda Skillman was born about 1861.

 

28.  Sarah Ann Skillman (John-2, John-1) was born on 4 Jan 1792 in Loudoun Co., VA.  She died on 8 Jan 1874 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  She was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  She was also known as Sally Sarah.  May have been born 1805.

 

Sarah Ann Skillman and Jonathan Morris were married on 8 Oct 1812 in Clark Co., KY.  Jonathan Morris (son of William Morris III and Sarah Godfrey) was born on 1 May 1792 in Princess Anne Co., VA.  He died on 4 Jul 1862 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  Sarah Ann Skillman and Jonathan Morris had the following children:

 

       136                i.   Catherine Skillman Morris was born on 17 Jul 1813 in Clark Co., KY.

       137                ii.   John Skillman Morris was born on 17 Mar 1822.

     +138               iii.   Richard Skinner Morris (born on 6 Jul 1824).

       139               iv.   Adelina Morris was born in 1829 in Kentucky.

       140               v.   James Skillman Morris was born in 1830 in Kentucky.

     +141               vi.   Abraham R. Morris (born in 1833).

       142              vii.   Peter Washington Morris

       143             viii.   William Morris

       144               ix.   Sarah Godfrey Morris

 

29.  Richard Skillman (John-2, John-1) was born on 23 Dec 1794 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He served in the military in 1812 in the War of 1812.  He was living in 1815 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died on 22 Oct 1857 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  His SOA Number is 81.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  LDS shows Malissa Skillman, F, b. 1836, Breckinridge, KY, Richard & Nancy Skillman.

 

From SOA:

With father's family removed to Bourbon Co., Ky., in 1806; to Breckenridge Co., 1815.

 

 

 

Richard Skillman and Nancy Board were married on 28 Aug 1817 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Nancy Board (daughter of William Board and Lucy H. Jordan) was born on 5 Jul 1803 in Bedford Co., VA.  She died on 29 Jan 1896.  She was buried in Cloverport Cem., Cloverport, KY.  Richard Skillman and Nancy Board had the following children:

 

     +145                i.   Lucy A. Skillman (born about 1817).

     +146                ii.   Sarah Skillman (born on 18 Feb 1826).

       147               iii.   John William Skillman was born on 15 Feb 1830 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died on 25 Oct 1851.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.

     +148               iv.   Abraham Board Skillman (born on 27 Apr 1832).

     +149               v.   Elizabeth Skillman (born on 4 Aug 1834).

     +150               vi.   James Taylor Skillman (born in 1836).

     +151              vii.   Mary Skillman.

     +152             viii.   Hester Ann Skillman.

       153               ix.   Melissa Skillman was born in 1836 in Breckinridge, KY.

 

30.  Abraham Skillman (John-2, John-1) was born on 10 Feb 1796 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He immigrated in 1821 to Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died on 4 Dec 1878 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He was buried in Abraham Skillman Cem., Westview, Breckinridge, KY.  He was a farmer.  His SOA Number is 33 ii.  His father gave him a farm near Westview, KY. It stayed in the Skillman family over 100 years. It is currently (2003) owned by E. L. Goodman of Hardinsburg, KY. The Skillman Family Cemetery is on this farm.

 

Abraham Skillman and Julia Greer were married on 20 Aug 1827 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Julia Greer (daughter of Henry Greer and Susannah Hatcher) was born on 30 Oct 1801 in Franklin Co., VA.  Possibly October 1802, according to KY Historical Soc. Catalogs & Databases.  She died on 4 Oct 1841.  She was buried in Abraham Skillman Cem., Westview, Breckinridge, KY.  Abraham Skillman and Julia Greer had the following children:

 

       154                i.   Richard Skillman was born on 25 May 1829 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

     +155                ii.   Sally Ann Skillman (born on 5 Jul 1833).

     +156               iii.   John Henry Skillman Sr. (born on 22 Feb 1835).

     +157               iv.   Benjamin Franklin Skillman (born on 3 May 1836).

     +158               v.   Nancy Jane Skillman (born on 28 May 1838).

       159               vi.   Isaac Skillman was born on 4 Oct 1841 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Original date was 1842, but after mother's death, so deleted.  He lived on the Grayson Co. Farm for the poor, North Point Precinct #1 in Grayson Co., TX in 1920.  He died after 1920.  Information on "Living" from 1920 Census. He matches in age and father's birthplace. He was an "inmate" at this location. He was single in 1920.

 

31.  William P.K. Skillman (John-2, John-1) was born on 15 Mar 1797 in Loudoun Co., VA.  Possibly 1805-1807? John Board Desc. Chart gives 15 Mar 1805.

 

  He lived District #2 in Breckinridge Co., KY in 1850.  He died on 16 Nov 1880 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  His SOA Number is 33 iii.

 

William P.K. Skillman and Lucy Board were married on 20 Aug 1827 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Lucy Board (daughter of William Board and Lucy H. Jordan) was born on 9 Jun 1813 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  She died after 1880 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  William P.K. Skillman and Lucy Board had the following children:

 

       160                i.   John Skillman was born in 1829 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

     +161                ii.   Richard Stith Skillman (born on 6 Jul 1834).

     +162               iii.   Amos Skillman (born in 1836).

       163               iv.   George Washington Skillman was born in 1838 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

     +164               v.   George Washington Skillman (born about 1839).

       165               vi.   Lucy C. Skillman was born in 1840 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  She died on 21 Feb 1852 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

       166              vii.   William M. Skillman was born about 1844.

       167             viii.   Mortimer Skillman was born in 1845.

     +168               ix.   William Milton Skillman (born in 1847).

       169               x.   William P. Skillman was born in 1852.

       170               xi.   A. Wallace Skillman

 

32.  Peter Skillman (John-2, John-1) was born on 14 Feb 1808 in Virginia.  Thomas Lee Skillman has b. Clarke Co., KY 1799 or 1809.  He lived in District #2 in Breckinridge Co., KY in 1850.  In 1850 he was a farmer in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died on 7 Oct 1858 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  His SOA Number is 33 iv.

 

Peter Skillman and Frances Herndon Moorman were married on 12 Nov 1830 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  Ancestry.com gives Marriage date as abt 1837 in Campbell, VA.  They appeared in the census in 1850 in District 2, Breckinridge Co., KY.  Frances Herndon Moorman (daughter of David Herndon Moorman and Judith Unk) was born on 25 Jul 1812 in Kentucky.  She died on 10 Sep 1876.  She was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.  She was also known as Fanny.  Peter Skillman and Frances Herndon Moorman had the following children:

 

     +171                i.   Martha J. Skillman (born in 1832).

     +172                ii.   Mary Catherine Skillman (born on 25 Jun 1834).

     +173               iii.   John D. Skillman (born on 18 Jan 1836).

       174               iv.   Judith A. Skillman was born in 1841 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

     +175               v.   Achilles R. Skillman (born on 7 Jun 1842).

     +176               vi.   Frances E. Skillman (born about 1847).

     +177              vii.   Sarah Adaline Skillman (born in 1849).

       178             viii.   Idella Skillman was born in 1852 in Breckinridge Co., KY.

       179               ix.   Peter Moorman Skillman was born on 15 Nov 1855 in Breckinridge Co., KY.  He died on 4 Nov 1883.  He was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., West View, KY.

 

33.  William G. Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born in 1798 in Virginia.  He died on 31 Mar 1851 in Harrodsburg, Scott, KY.  His SOA Number is 82.

 

William G. Skillman and Martha Anne Grigg were married on 19 Oct 1831 in Sussex Co., VA.  Martha Anne Grigg (daughter of Richard B. Grigg and Sarah Margaret Chambliss) was born in 1812.  She died in 1845.  William G. Skillman and Martha Anne Grigg had the following children:

 

     +180                i.   Eliza Jane Skillman (born about 1830).

     +181                ii.   Frances Ann Skillman (born in 1833).

       182               iii.   Richard Isaac Skillman was born on 14 Oct 1839.  He died on 27 Apr 1847.

       183               iv.   James William Skillman was born on 27 Sep 1844.  He died on 5 Jan 1845.

     +184               v.   Martha Skillman.

     +185               vi.   Sallie Skillman.

     +186              vii.   Rev. Charles Grigg Skillman.

 

34.  Catharine Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born on 31 Jul 1800 in Loudoun Co., VA.  She lived Oxford Precinct in Scott Co., KY in 1882.  She died in 1883.  Her SOA Number is 83.  From SOA:

...m. 1818, Joseph Allen of Loudoun Co., Va. (b. 1792; d. 1846, in Scott Co., Ky.), very likely one of the Allen family that came with her grandfather, John Skillman, from Somerset Co., N. J., to Virginia in 1769. (see No. 14)

 

Catharine Skillman and Joseph Allen were married on 12 Nov 1818 in Bourbon Co., KY.  Joseph Allen (son of David Allen and Elizabeth Frances Wright) was born in 1792 in Loudoun Co., VA.  He served in the military in 1812 in War of 1812.  He died in 1846 in Scott Co., KY.  Came to Bourbon Co. in 1812. He moved to Scott Co. in 1824.  Catharine Skillman and Joseph Allen had the following children:

 

     +187                i.   Julia Ann Allen (born on 24 Sep 1819).

       188                ii.   David Skillman Allen was born on 8 Feb 1822.  He died in 1880.

     +189               iii.   William Wright Allen (born in Oct 1824).

       190               iv.   Mary Allen was born on 8 Feb 1827.

     +191               v.   Alfred Whitely Allen (born in 1830).

     +192               vi.   Alathea Allen (born on 23 Apr 1837).

 

35.  Susan Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born on 5 Feb 1804 in London, Middlesex, Eng..  She died on 10 Oct 1879 in Clay Co., MO.  Her SOA Number is 84.

 

Susan Skillman and Milliner Haynes were married on 23 Dec 1822 in Kentucky.  Ancestry.com has place of marriage as Jefferson, MO.  Milliner Haynes (son of William Haynes and Agnes Pate) was born on 11 Nov 1799 in London, Middlesex, Eng..  He died in 1866.  Susan Skillman and Milliner Haynes had the following children:

 

     +193                i.   Nancy Ann Haynes (born on 11 Oct 1823).

     +194                ii.   Mary Jane Haynes (born on 20 Jul 1826).

       195               iii.   William Skillman Haynes was born on 11 Aug 1829 in Jefferson, MO.  He died on 27 Jul 1845.

     +196               iv.   John Haynes (born on 24 Sep 1831).

     +197               v.   Eliza Burbridge Haynes (born on 20 Jun 1834).

       198               vi.   Agnes Catherine Haynes was born on 10 Sep 1837 in Clay Co., MO.  She died on 8 Mar 1848.

     +199              vii.   Charles Wesley Haynes (born on 29 Aug 1841).

     +200             viii.   Henry Haynes (born on 29 Mar 1844).

 

36.  Juliette Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born in 1806 in Virginia.  She died in 1855.  Her SOA Number is 85.

 

Juliette Skillman and William Wright Allen were married in 1824. Juliette Skillman and William Wright Allen had the following children:

 

       201                i.   Catharine Allen

     +202                ii.   Newton Allen.

     +203               iii.   Washington Allen.

     +204               iv.   Christopher Allen.

     +205               v.   Adaline Allen.

 

37.  Harriet Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born on 20 Dec 1808 in Virginia.  She died on 30 Mar 1883.  Her SOA Number is 86.

 

Harriet Skillman and John Fletcher Willmott were married on 14 Dec 1826.  From SOA:

N. B. In this single Willmott family, with mother Harriet Skillman, are now (1902) 11 children, 50 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, or with the original pair 88 in all.  John Fletcher Willmott (son of Col. Robert Willmott) was born on 13 Jan 1806.  He died on 11 Aug 1855.  Harriet Skillman and John Fletcher Willmott had the following children:

 

     +206                i.   Priscilla Willmott (born in 1827).

     +207                ii.   William W Willmott (born in 1829).

     +208               iii.   Robert Willmott (born in 1832).

     +209               iv.   Isaac Frank Willmott (born in 1834).

     +210               v.   Rebecca Willmott (born in 1837).

     +211               vi.   Sally Willmott (born in 1839).

     +212              vii.   John B Willmott (born in 1841).

     +213             viii.   Eliza Willmott (born in 1843).

     +214               ix.   Charles E. Willmott (born in 1846).

     +215               x.   Curtis Willmott (born in 1848).

     +216               xi.   Mary L Willmott (born in 1852).

 

38.  John Whitely Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born on 10 Aug 1811 in Bedford Co., VA.  He lived Home built by Uncle Christopher (SOA 88) in Bourbon Co., KY after 10 Aug 1849.  He died on 23 Nov 1909.  He was a farmer in Willow Valley Farm.  From Register Report: "Mr. Skillman has devoted his life to farming, stock driving to extreme South, and of late years has paid some attention to the raising of thoroughbred Cotswold sheep."  His SOA Number is 87.  He was buried in North Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, KY.  From SOA:

Has lived his entire life in the home built by his uncle Christopher when he came from Virginia to Bourbon Co., Ky. For years, having a good voice, he led the singing in the historic "Old Cane Ridge Church."

 

John Whitely Skillman and Adaline Henderson were married on 2 Feb 1832 in Kentucky.  Adaline Henderson died in 1848.  John Whitely Skillman and Adaline Henderson had the following children:

 

       217                i.   Baby Skillman died inf..

     +218                ii.   Isaac W. Skillman (born on 23 Oct 1832).

     +219               iii.   Andrew J. Skillman (born on 24 Nov 1834).

     +220               iv.   John Whitely Skillman Jr. (born on 20 Mar 1837).

     +221               v.   Amanda Jane Skillman (born on 15 Aug 1839).

     +222               vi.   Nancy A. Skillman (born on 23 Dec 1841).

     +223              vii.   Charles Columbia Skillman (born on 20 Mar 1844).

 

John Whitely Skillman and Lydia Chambers were married on 29 Nov 1849 in Kentucky.  Lydia Chambers (daughter of James Chambers and Kittie Johnson) was born on 17 Feb 1817 in Scott Co., KY.  She died on 30 Sep 1885.  She was buried in North Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, KY.  John Whitely Skillman and Lydia Chambers had the following children:

 

     +224                i.   William G. Skillman.

       225                ii.   Richard C. Skillman was born in 1852.  He died in 1915.  He was buried in North Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, KY.

     +226               iii.   Benjamin Franklin Skillman (born on 21 Jan 1858).

 

John Whitely Skillman and Harriet D. Brown were married on 27 Sep 1887 in Kentucky.  Harriet D. Brown (daughter of Major Nathaniel Brown) was born about 1827.

 

39.  Christopher Arthur Skillman (Isaac H.-2, John-1) was born on 6 Sep 1813.  He lived in Platte Co., MO in 1882.  He died in 1896.  May have died 1886 (DAR)  His SOA Number is 88.

 

Christopher Arthur Skillman and Eliza Jane Johnson were married about 1842.  Eliza Jane Johnson (daughter of Andrew Johnson and Jemima Suggett) was born in 1822.  She died in 1862.  Christopher Arthur Skillman and Eliza Jane Johnson had the following children:

 

     +227                i.   Verona Skillman (born on 17 May 1843).

     +228                ii.   Elvira Johnson Skillman (born on 20 Jan 1845).

     +229               iii.   Anne True Skillman (born on 20 Sep 1848).

     +230               iv.   John J. Skillman (born on 26 Feb 1850).

     +231               v.   Henry Clay Skillman (born on 4 Jun 1852).

 

Christopher Arthur Skillman and Elizabeth Brown were married on 2 Apr 1873 in Platte, MO.  Elizabeth Brown was born about 1850.  She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, MO on 1 Jan 1920.  She was also known as Mary.  Christopher Arthur Skillman and Elizabeth Brown had the following children:

 

     +232                i.   Mary Skillman (born on 24 Jan 1874).

 

40.  Sarah Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 7 Jan 1809.  Her SOA Number is 35 i.

 

Sarah Skillman and Basil Lucas were married on 13 Jul 1830 in Highland, OH. Sarah Skillman and Basil Lucas had the following children:

 

     +233                i.   Sarah Lucas.

 

41.  John W. Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 22 Aug 1811 in Highland Co., OH.  His SOA Number is 89.

 

John W. Skillman and Mary French were married on 12 May 1841.  Mary French was born in 1823.  John W. Skillman and Mary French had the following children:

 

     +234                i.   Samantha Skillman (born on 11 Jun 1842).

     +235                ii.   Armatha Skillman (born on 23 Sep 1845).

       236               iii.   Jane Skillman was born on 13 Nov 1847.  She died on 11 Mar 1872.

       237               iv.   Maria Skillman was born on 23 Oct 1850.  She died on 31 May 1860.

       238               v.   Mary Ann Skillman was born on 8 Oct 1852.

       239               vi.   William D. Skillman was born on 22 Oct 1854.  He died in 1885.

     +240              vii.   Thomas Allen Skillman (born on 26 Oct 1858).

       241             viii.   Clara Skillman was born on 26 Apr 1864.  She died on 27 Oct 1874.

 

42.  Dr. Evan Henton Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 31 Dec 1812 in Highland Co., OH.  rootsweb at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iakeokuk  has birthdate 21 June, 1812.  He lived District 26 in Keokuk, IA in 1850.  He died on 19 Mar 1891 in Sigourney, Keokuk, IA.  He was buried in West (Pleasant Grove) Cem., Sigourney, Keokuk, IA.  RootsWeb.com Cemetery Records lists cem. as Pleasant Grove.  He was a Physician and man of business.  He was educated physician in Medical Coll. at Cincinnati.  His SOA Number is 90.  In 1842 came to Iowa and settled in Columbus City, Louisa county. Moved to ??County in 1846.

 

Dr. Evan Henton Skillman and Eliza Ann Browder were married on 8 Jan 1837 in Greene Co., OH.  Possibly in 1838?  Eliza Ann Browder was born on 10 Oct 1817 in Green Co., OH.  She died on 6 Feb 1894.  She was buried in West Cem., Sigourney, Keokuk, IA.  Dr. Evan Henton Skillman and Eliza Ann Browder had the following children:

 

       242                i.   James W. Skillman was born on 9 May 1838.  He died on 10 Dec 1839.

     +243                ii.   Nancy J. Skillman (born on 27 Nov 1839).

       244               iii.   John Thorp Skillman was born on 9 Jun 1841.  He died on 30 Apr 1842.

     +245               iv.   Mary Elizabeth Skillman (born on 9 May 1843).

       246               v.   Allen Carey Skillman was born on 13 Dec 1844.  He died on 3 Jul 1889.  Iowa Cem. Records on Ancestry Plus gives death date as 03 Jul 1899.  He was buried in West Cem., Sigourney, Keokuk, IA.  Rootsweb.com Cemetery Records database gives the cemetery name as Pleasant Grove.  He was also known as Allan G..

     +247               vi.   Elenora Skillman (born on 20 Mar 1846).

     +248              vii.   Evan Henton Skillman Jr. (born on 20 Oct 1848).

     +249             viii.   Eliza Ann Skillman (born on 12 Dec 1850).

     +250               ix.   Sarah Wilmuth Skillman (born on 12 Oct 1856).

 

43.  Rev. Allen Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 1 Feb 1814 in Highland Co., OH.  He died on 5 May 1870 in Peru, Miami, IN.  He was a Methodist Episcopal Minister in Miami, IN.  His SOA Number is 35 iv.  From SOA: ...went to Miami Co., Ind., 1840...

 

"Skillman Chapel on SR 19 north of Peru, [IN] is named after him."

Obit in Peru Republican, 13 May, 1870, p. 3, c. 2.

C.W. Miller, Peru, 5/10/1870

 

Rev. Allen Skillman and Louisa A. Speece were married on 6 Oct 1848 in Campbell Co., VA.  Obit says married in Indiana.

  Louisa A. Speece (daughter of George Washington Speece and Sara Unk) was born on 4 Sep 1828 in Virginia.  She died on 8 Dec 1897 in Coal City, IN.  Cause of death was catarrhal bronchitis.  She was buried on 10 Dec 1897 in Courter Cem., Jefferson, Miami, IN.  Obit: Miami Co., Sentinel, 18 Dec 1897, p. 4, c. 2  Rev. Allen Skillman and Louisa A. Speece had the following children:

 

     +251                i.   Louisa (Louise) Ann Skillman.

     +252                ii.   Nancy E. Skillman.

       253               iii.   Edward Skillman was born on 12 Aug 1850.  He died on 12 Sep 1871.

     +254               iv.   Charles Skillman (born on 1 Oct 1856).

     +255               v.   Allen Skillman Jr. (born on 29 Jul 1860).

       256               vi.   Martha Skillman.

 

44.  William M. Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 20 Mar 1816 in Warren Co., IN.  He died on 26 May 1894.  He was a Country merchant and farmer in Raccoon, Putnam Co., IN.  His SOA Number is 91.

 

William M. Skillman and Elizabeth Swank were married on 19 Dec 1844 in Putnam Co., IN.  Elizabeth Swank (daughter of David Swank and Elizabeth Westfall) was born on 7 Jul 1819 in Hardin Co., KY.  She died in 1883.  William M. Skillman and Elizabeth Swank had the following children:

 

       257                i.   Benson Skillman was born on 8 Nov 1845.  Find A Grave gives b. 7/10/1846.  He served in the military between 9 Jan 1864 and 8 May 1864 in Union Army, Co. K, 11th Cavalry Reg. IN.  Enlisted in Union Army. He was a Corporal.  He lived in Ladoga, IN on 9 Jan 1864.  He died on 8 May 1864.  He was buried in Ladoga Cem., Ladoga, IN.

       258                ii.   Eliza Anne Skillman was born on 9 Oct 1847.  She was also known as Lide.

     +259               iii.   Byron Deward Skillman (born on 1 Jan 1850).

     +260               iv.   James Skillman (born on 23 Aug 1853).

       261               v.   Mary Skillman was born on 6 Nov 1854.  She died in 1857.

       262               vi.   Nora Skillman was born on 23 Nov 1857.

       263              vii.   Clarendon Skillman was born on 10 Jun 1867.  WorldConnectProject has b. 1861

                                 He was a Physician in Denver, Adams, CO.

 

45.  Thomas Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 19 Jul 1819 in Ohio.  He died on 2 Feb 1868 in Peru, Miami, IN.  He was buried in Tillett Cem., Miami Co., IN.  His SOA Number is 35 vi.

 

Thomas Skillman and Maria Kunkle were married.  Maria Kunkle was born on 5 Oct 1819 in Pennsylvania.  Birth date was originally 10/5/1829, but this makes her age at firth of Sarah 10 years. Assume typo, changed year to 1819.  She died on 3 May 1903 in Peru, Miami, IN.  She was buried in Tillett Cem., Miami Co., IN.  Thomas Skillman and Maria Kunkle had the following children:

 

       264                i.   Sarah Skillman was born in 1839.

       265                ii.   Coleman Skillman was born in 1840.

       266               iii.   William M. Skillman was born in 1843.

       267               iv.   Mary Skillman was born in 1845.

     +268               v.   Sarah Skillman (born on 3 Sep 1848).

 

48.  Cynthia Ann Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born in Jan 1825 in Indiana.  She died on 2 Jan 1896.  Her SOA Number is 92.

 

Cynthia Ann Skillman and David Swank were married on 7 Feb 1847.  Cynthia Ann Skillman and David Swank had the following children:

 

     +269                i.   John F. Swank (born on 25 Jan 1851).

     +270                ii.   William Clinton Swank (born on 30 Jul 1854).

     +271               iii.   Eudora Swank (born on 8 Apr 1856).

       272               iv.   Mary Swank was born on 19 Oct 1858.

     +273               v.   Cary Alvin Swank (born on 9 Mar 1860).

     +274               vi.   Ida Swank (born in Feb 1862).

     +275              vii.   Nora Swank (born on 3 May 1869).

 

49.  Nancy Jane Skillman (William-2, John-1) was born on 3 May 1831.  Her SOA Number is 35 x.

 

Nancy Jane Skillman and Benjamin F. Lee were married on 22 Feb 1855 in Highland Co., OH.  Benjamin F. Lee was living about 1907 in Ritzville, Adams, WA.  Nancy Jane Skillman and Benjamin F. Lee had the following children:

 

       276                i.   Son Lee.

 

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