William SKINNER

Father: Thomas SKINNER
Mother: Jane BARROW

Family 1: Grace LEWORTHY
  1. Mary SKINNER
  2. Jane SKINNER
  3. William SKINNER
  4. Henry SKINNER
  5. Elizebeth SKINNER
  6. John SKINNER
  7. Eliza SKINNER
  8. Morgan Alexander SKINNER
  9. Martha SKINNER

                   _John SKINNER __
 _Thomas SKINNER _|
|                 |_Ann WESTACOTT _
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|--William SKINNER 
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|                  ________________
|_Jane BARROW ____|
                  |________________

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Line 68 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1 DATE 11 May 1803

Line 69 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1 PLAC Baptised in Chittlehampton Parish, Devon, England

Line 70 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1 SOUR Chittlehampton, Devon Parish Records, Page 152

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Line 72 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA2 DATE 1814

Line 73 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA2 PLAC Moved to Charles Parish, Devon, England

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Line 76 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA3 DATE 1814-1835

Line 77 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA3 PLAC Worked as a Farm Laborur for his father at Mochom estate in Charles Parish

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Line 80 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA4 DATE 23 May 1824

Line 81 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA4 PLAC Married Grace Leworthy, Spinster

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Line 84 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA5 DATE 18 May 1835

Line 85 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA5 PLAC Arrived New York Harbor aboard the Brig Ebenezer, 179 tons

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Line 89 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA6 PLAC Settled in Sangerfield, Oneida County, New York

Line 90 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA6 SOUR 1835 & 1840 Census of Sangerfield, Oneida New York.

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Line 92 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA7 DATE 14 Feb 1842

Line 93 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA7 PLAC Became a United States Citezen

Line 94 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA7 SOUR Oneida County New York Naturalization Papers, dated 14 February, 1842.

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Line 96 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA8 DATE 1846

Line 97 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA8 PLAC Moved his Family to Kendall County, Illinois to homestead

Line 98 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA8 SOUR Obituary of Morgan Alexander Skinner,

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Line 100 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA9 DATE 1855

Line 101 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA9 PLAC Both he and his wife died

Line 102 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA9 SOUR obituary of Morgan Alexander Skinner,

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Line 107 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC William Skinner was the second son of Thomas. He was born in 1803

Line 108 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC in Chittlehampton. He followed his family to Charles parish when he was

Line 109 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC 12. William continued as a farm labourer on Mockhom until 1835.

Line 110 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT In 1824 William married Jane (Grace) Barrow from Charles parish. In

Line 111 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC quick succession they had four children. By 1835 William was 32 years

Line 112 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC old with a wife and four children. Being a second son, his prospects in

Line 113 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC England where not all that he could have wished. In that year he made a

Line 114 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC difficult decision that made a serious impact on the generations to come.

Line 115 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT Around March of 1835 William booked passage to America aboard the

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Line 117 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC May 18, 1835 the Ebenezer made landfall in New York Harbor. William

Line 118 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Skinner and his family became the immigrant ancestor's of our branch of

Line 119 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC the Skinner family.

Line 120 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT William and his family quickly settled in Western New York, in the

Line 121 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC township of Sangerfield, Oneida county. He quickly took up his

Line 122 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC occupation of farming and tried to establish himself in America. In 1842

Line 123 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC William completed his change in nationalities and became a United States

Line 124 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC citezen.

Line 125 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT By 1846 William, who by now had several additions to his family,

Line 126 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC tired of New York and decided to set out for one of the Public Domain

Line 127 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC land states, namely Illinois. Accompanying the family was six year old

Line 128 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Morgan Alexander, who was the first Skinner male in our branch to be born

Line 129 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC in the United States.

Line 130 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT On June 1, 1846 William Skinner purchased 180 acres in Lisbon

Line 131 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Township, Kendall County Illinois. The purchase price for this land was

Line 132 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC $1.25 an acre. He quickly followed this purchase with several others and

Line 133 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC by the fall of 1849 owned 600 acres in Lisbon Township. Considering the

Line 134 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC farming methods of the time this was quite a large farm.

Line 135 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT In 1855, both William and Grace Skinner and several of the children

Line 136 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC died suddenly. The cause was unknown but was probably an epedemic of

Line 137 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC cholera or smallpox. Morgan Alexander, at the age of 15, was left

Line 138 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC without parents in the care of his older brother, William.

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