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Records of the First Church of Christ  in Beverly, Volume 2
1772-1803

 

 

Thomas Skilling of Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine and some of his Descendants

 

Generation No. 1

      1.  Thomas1 Skilling was born Abt. 1614 in England, and died September 1667 in Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine1.  He married Deborah --- Bef. 16402.  She was born Abt. 1623 in England3, and died Aft. 1670 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts.

Notes for Thomas Skilling:

Thomas and wife sued William Brown and his wife in Gloucester in 1652.

More About Thomas Skilling:

Probate: 02 October 1667, Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine

Notes for Deborah ---:

Babson writes that Deborah had "suspicious carriages" with Thomas Patten, for which her husband was required to be bound for her good behavior at court in 1653.  In 1657, she bore witness against William Brown in behalf of Goodwife Margaret Prince3.

Children of Thomas Skilling and Deborah --- are:

 

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i.

Deborah2 Skilling, born 22 August 1640 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts5; died Aft. 1714.

Notes for Deborah Skilling:

Babson writes that Deborah was born either in 1640 or 1648.  She was unmarried in 1715 when she witnessed for her brothers John and Benjamin's Eastern Claims.

More About Deborah Skilling:

Date born 2: 22 August 1648, Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts6

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Thomas Skilling, born November 1643 in Salem, Essex County Massachusetts; died 30 December 1676 in Salem, Essex County Massachusetts.

 

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John Skilling7.

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Abigail Skilling, born Abt. 1652; died 16 February 1721/22 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.

 

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v.

Joseph Skilling7, born in Marblehead Massachusetts.  He married Elizabeth Gott 22 May 1713 in Salem, Essex County Massachusetts8.

More About Joseph Skilling and Elizabeth Gott:

Intention: 12 April 1713, Wenham, Essex County Massachusetts9

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Benjamin Skilling, born Abt. 1664.

 

Generation No. 2

      3.  Thomas2 Skilling (Thomas1) was born November 1643 in Salem, Essex County Massachusetts11, and died 30 December 1676 in Salem, Essex County Massachusetts12.  He married Mary Lewis.  She was born Abt. 1654 in Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine, and died Aft. 173212.

More About Thomas Skilling:

Probate: 14 March 1676/77, Essex Probate13

Children of Thomas Skilling and Mary Lewis are:

 

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John3 Skilling.

 

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ii.

Benjamin Skilling, born Abt. 1671 in Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine14; buried 11 December 1764 in Falmouth, Cumberland County Maine.  He married Deliverance ---; born Abt. 168215; died Aft. May 1752.

 

      5.  Abigail2 Skilling (Thomas1) was born Abt. 165216, and died 16 February 1721/22 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts17.  She married John Curney 18 November 1670 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts18.  He was born Abt. 1645 in Falmouth, Cumberland Maine19, and died 03 May 1725 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts19.

Children of Abigail Skilling and John Curney are:

 

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Elisha3 Curney, born 25 September 1672 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts21.  He married Rebeckah Smith 16 December 1697 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts22.

 

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Abigail Curney, born 08 February 1675/76 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.23.  She married Capt. Thomas Sanders  07 January 1702/03 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.

 

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iii.

John Curney, born 27 September 1678 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts24.  He married Mary Cook 15 January 1712/13 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts25.

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Mary Curney, born 20 August 1682 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.

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Elizabeth Corney, born Abt. 1685 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts; died Abt. 1785 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.

 

      7.  Benjamin2 Skilling (Thomas1)26 was born Abt. 1664.  He married (1) Susanna ---.    He married (2) Mary Jewett 24 April 1708 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts27.  She was born in Marblehead Massachusetts.

Children of Benjamin Skilling and Susanna --- are:

 

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i.

Elizabeth3 Skilling, born 25 December 1693 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts28.  She married Edmond Clarke 21 December 1714 in Marblehead Massachusetts29.

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John Skilling, born 29 March 1704 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts.

Children of Benjamin Skilling and Mary Jewett are:

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Nehemiah3 Skilling.

 

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Mary Skilling, baptised 13 May 1711 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts29.  She married John Brooks 1727 in Marblehead Massachusetts29.

 

Generation No. 3

      13.  Mary3 Curney (Abigail2 Skilling, Thomas1) was born 20 August 1682 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts30.  She married Jacob Row 07 January 1712/13 in Gloucester, Massachusetts31, son of Hugh Row and Mary Prince.  He was born 17 June 1685 in Gloucester, Massachusetts32, and died 1730 in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

More About Jacob Row:

Children of Mary Curney and Jacob Row:

 

      14.  Elizabeth3 Corney (Abigail2 Skilling, Thomas1) was born Abt. 1685 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts, and died Abt. 1785 in Gloucester, Essex County Massachusetts.  She married Stephen Row 06 November 1721 in Gloucester, Massachusetts42, son of John Row and Mary Dickison.  He was born 26 November 1675 in Gloucester, Massachusetts43, and died 28 April 1731 in Gloucester, Massachusetts44.

Notes for Elizabeth Corney:

Elizabeth is supposed to be the daughter of John and Abigail Curney.  There is no birth record in Gloucester.  She is said to have lived to be over 100 years old (Babson)

More About Stephen Row:

Children of Elizabeth Corney and Stephen Row:

 

      16.  John3 Skilling (Benjamin2, Thomas1) was born 29 March 1704 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts58.  He married Eunice Kimball 11 November 1727 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts59

Children of John Skilling and Eunice Kimball are:

 

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Joshua4 Skilling, baptised 08 September 1728 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts60.

 

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Sarah Skilling, baptised 12 July 1730 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts60; died 25 October 1736 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts61.

 

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John Skilling, baptised 16 July 1732 in Ipswich Massachusetts62.

 

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Eunice Skilling, baptised 15 July 1733 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts63.

 

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David Skilling, baptised 26 January 1734/35 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts64.

 

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Eunice Skilling, baptised 27 February 1736/37 in Marblehead Massachusetts65.

 

      17.  Nehemiah3 Skilling (Benjamin2, Thomas1)66.  He married Mercy Kimball 1730 in Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts66

Children of Nehemiah Skilling and Mercy Kimball are:

 

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i.

Nehemiah4 Skilling, baptised 08 October 1732 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts67.

 

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ii.

Mary Skilling, baptised 15 September 1734 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts67.  She married Peter Cooper 06 September 1755 in Rowley, Essex County Massachusetts (intention)68.

 

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Mercy Skilling, baptised 28 September 1735 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts69.

 

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Joseph Skilling, baptised 11 September 1737 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts69.

 

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Benjamin Skilling, baptised 10 May 1741 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts69.

 

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Sarah Skilling, baptised 24 July 1743 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts69.

 

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Mercy Skilling, baptised 01 June 1755 in Marblehead, Essex County Massachusetts69.

 

Skilling Family Endnotes

 

1.  Babson, John J., History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport,  (Gloucester, Peter Smith Publisher, Inc. 1972 (reprinted from original, published in 1860)), p158.

2.  Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700,  (Baltimore; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995), p677.

3.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

4.  Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700,  (Baltimore; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995), p677.

5.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p655, Skellin.

6.  Babson, John J., History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport,  (Gloucester, Peter Smith Publisher, Inc. 1972 (reprinted from original, published in 1860)), p158.

7.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

8.  Vital Records of Salem, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V4, p314, Skillion.

9.  Vital Records of Wenham, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p165.

10.  Vital Records of Salem, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V4, p314, Skillion.

11.  Vital Records of Salem, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p292.

12.  Babson, John J., History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport,  (Gloucester, Peter Smith Publisher, Inc. 1972 (reprinted from original, published in 1860)), p158.

13.  Essex County Massachusetts Probate Court, V3, p119.

14.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

15.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p637.

16.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p100.

17.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p100, Corney.

18.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p151.

19.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p100.

20.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p151.

21.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p174.

22.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p151.

23.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p173.

24.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p174.

25.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p151.

26.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

27.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V2, p391.

28.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V1, p333, Skillion.

29.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

30.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p174.

31.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p473.

32.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p603.

33.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p473.

34.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p603.

35.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p266.

36.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p604.

37.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p469.

38.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p603.

39.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p467.

40.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p221.

41.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p467.

42.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p470.

43.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p606.

44.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V3, p266.

45.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p470.

46.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p604.

47.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p602.

48.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p468.

49.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p238.

50.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p468.

51.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p604.

52.  Rowe, James Swett, Rowe Family History,  (Private, 1901).

53.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p469.

54.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p523.

55.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p469.

56.  Vital Records of Manchester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p47.

57.  Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V2, p469.

58.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V1, p333, Skillion.

59.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V2, p391.

60.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469, Skillion.

61.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V2, p673.

62.  Vital Records of Ipswich, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (Salem, Essex County Massachusettsss, The Essex Institute, 1910), V1, p333, Skillion.

63.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469.

64.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469, Skillion.

65.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469.

66.  Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of  Maine and New Hampshire,  (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976), p636.

67.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469.

68.  Vital Records of Rowley, Essex County Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), V1, p396.

69.  Vital Records of Marblehead Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849,  (The Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1924), p469.

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