Thomas SKINNER

Father: John SKINNER
Mother: Ann WESTACOTT

Family 1: Jane BARROW
  1. Betty SKINNER
  2. Mary SKINNER
  3. Jenny SKINNER
  4. John SKINNER
  5. William SKINNER
  6. Alexander SKINNER
  7. Henry SKINNER
  8. James SKINNER
  9. Ann SKINNER
  10. Mary SKINNER
  11. Francis SKINNER

                  _Alexander SKINNER _
 _John SKINNER __|
|                |_Margaret WARREN ___
|
|--Thomas SKINNER 
|
|                 ____________________
|_Ann WESTACOTT _|
                 |____________________

INDEX

Notes

Line 3394 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1

Line 3395 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1 DATE 1800-1815

Line 3396 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA1 PLAC Tennant Farmer at Hobbs's Bradbury

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Line 3398 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA2 DATE 1816-1835

Line 3399 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA2 PLAC Tennant Farmer at Mockham

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Line 3401 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA3 DATE 1800-1835

Line 3402 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA3 PLAC Tennant farmer for Sir Hugh, Earl Fortescue

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Line 3404 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA4 DATE 1821-1835

Line 3405 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: _FA4 PLAC Churchwarden at Charles Parish

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Line 3410 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Thomas was the fourth, and only surviving son of John and Ann

Line 3411 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Skinner. He was born June 10, 1777 at the same time the American

Line 3412 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Colonies were struggling to win their independence.

Line 3413 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT Thomas was also a farmer like his father. He grew up on the farm and

Line 3414 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC married a local girl by the name of Jenny "Grace" Barrow in 1795. In the

Line 3415 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC same year they gave birth to their first child a daughter.

Line 3416 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT In 1793 the French Revolution poured out of the French border and

Line 3417 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC England soon found itself at war with France. As a Yeoman Thomas was

Line 3418 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC above being pressed into service as a private soldier but would probably

Line 3419 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC have been hard pressed to buy an officer's commision (Hobb's Bradbury was

Line 3420 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC on the small side of farms in those parts). However, many volunteer

Line 3421 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC units were formed and Thomas was probably in the Royal Devonshire

Line 3422 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Yeomanry, a volunteer cavalry unit. These units were not expected to

Line 3423 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC serve outside of England and only met about once a week, they were very

Line 3424 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC much a social club and drafted strict rules. By 1801 Thomas was

Line 3425 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC listed as the primary renter of Hobb's Bradbury. He continued on with

Line 3426 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC this status until 1815. Thomas was not content with farming a small

Line 3427 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC farm, he dreamed of something bigger. In that year he moved his family,

Line 3428 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC several miles away, to Charles Parish and farmed one of Sir Hugh's

Line 3429 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC largest farms, Mockhom.

Line 3430 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT Thomas did very well at Mockhom and soon became a well known man in

Line 3431 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Charles Parish. From 1821 until 1835 he served as a Church Warden.

Line 3432 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC Mockhom was a fairly large farm, at one time employing eight laborurs and

Line 3433 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC servants in addition to the family. In 1832, when his wife Grace died,

Line 3434 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC he erected a monument in the church cemetery for her.

Line 3435 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONT The exact date of Thomas' death is unknown as of now, but it was

Line 3436 from GEDCOM File not recognizable or too long: CONC betwen the years of 1835-1841.

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Created by Sparrowhawk 1.0 (4/17/1996) on Sun Aug 6 19:30:48 2000