Abigail Skinner1,2,3

(17 February 1691 - 6 March 1765)

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Relationship8th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherDeacon Thomas Skinner4 (25 Jul 1645 - btwn 1722 - 1732)
MotherMary Pratt (9 Sep 1643 or 30 Sep 1643 - 26 Mar 1704)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildAbigail Skinner was born on 17 February 1691, in Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.4,5,6
BrideAbigail Skinner married Ebenezer Mudge, son of Micah Mudge and Mary Alexander, on 13 January 1709 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.7,8,5
DeceasedShe died on 6 March 1765 in Sharon, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Colony, New England, at the age of 74. Abigail may have died in New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, (Berkshire Co.?) where she is said to have moved from Sharon, and lived with her son Jarvis.9,10

Children with Ebenezer Mudge:

Founder or First Settler

Circa 1700, 14year old Abigail Skinner went from Malden with her parents who were among the founders/first settlers of Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut Colony, New England; Thomas (as well as his sons John, Richard, Benjamin and Ebenezer) is named among the original proprietors of Colchester. The town records (vol. 1, p.1) show that at a town meeting on 31 January 1702, Thomas and his son Benjamin were granted a portion of the "Little Round meadow lying West from the town with the Swamp;" and in "May, 1702. granted and layd out unto Thomas Skiner a home lot in length 160 rods, in bredth 21 rods, bounded east by the street, north by John Waters his home lot, west on the Comons - further Thomas Skiner hath granted and layd out for his first Deuision (Division) 60 Akers Joyning Micaiell Tantors land on the southeast side, on the east of the littell Meadow. Bounded it by a run of water, by Micaiell Taintors (sic) land, so runeth westerly by said Tantor and the highway 138 Rods, to bounds set by the highway.11,12

Sources - Citations

  1. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  2. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Compiler, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002).
  3. [S164] Heritage Consulting, The Millennium File (Salt Lake City, Utah: Heritage Consulting - online publication, 2003). Online publication: Ancestry.com.
  4. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 53:401-403; Zoeth Skinner Elderdge, Lieutenant John Skinner of the Continental Army; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  5. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, Compiler, The Skinner Kinsmen, The Descendants of Thomas Skinner of Malden Massachusetts (Washington, D.C.: Pioneer Press, 1900), pg. 9.
  6. [S506] Alfred Mudge, Memorials: Being a Genealogical, Biographical and Historical Account of the Name of Mudge In America, From 1638 to 1668 (Boston: By the Author, 1868), pg. 55 confirms date and location.
  7. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Barbour Collection, Lebanon Vital Records Vols 1 and 2, pg. 154 - vol. I, pg. 196.
  8. [S506] Alfred Mudge, Mudge In America, pg. 55 confirms date.
  9. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, The Skinner Kinsmen, pg. 9 says March 6th or the 8th.
  10. [S506] Alfred Mudge, Mudge In America, pg. 55 gives location as New Lebanon.
  11. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, The Skinner Kinsmen, ppg. 8, 9.
  12. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 53:401; Zoeth Skinner Elderdge, Lieutenant John Skinner of the Continental Army; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  13. [S506] Alfred Mudge, Mudge In America, ppg. 55, 56.
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