Amy Lavina Gaskill

4 December 1763–14 February 1792 (Age 28)
Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Amy Lavina

Amy Lavina Gaskill was born on 4 December 1763, in Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America. She married David Loofbourrow on 27 November 1779, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 14 February 1792, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

David Loofbourrow
1755–1846
Amy Lavina Gaskill
1763–1792
Marriage: 27 November 1779
Rhoda Loofbourrow
1780–
Ebenezer Loofbourrow
1787–
Eliza Loofbourrow
1792–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1779
Burlington, New Jersey, United States
children

(3)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 13

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 17

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Gatesgill in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse geit ‘goat’ + skáli ‘shelter’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Amy Gaskill, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Amy Gaskill, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Amy Gaskill, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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