Solomon Gaskill

27 January 1725–25 November 1793 (Age 68)
Mount Holly Twp, Burlington Co, New Jersey Colony, G. B.

The Life Summary of Solomon

When Solomon Gaskill was born on 27 January 1725, his father, Samuel Gaskill, was 22 and his mother, Theophie Cripps, was 24. He married Rosamond Budd on 1 January 1755. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 November 1793, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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Solomon Gaskill
1725–1793
Rosamond Budd
1714–
Marriage: 1 January 1755
John Gaskill
1736–
Samuel Gaskill
1756–
Sarah Gaskill
1760–
Theophila Gaskill
1765–1848

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World Events (4)

1775
Age 50
"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776
Age 51
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780
Age 55
"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

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.

Possible Related Names

Gaskell

Sources (5)

  • Solomon Gaskill, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Solomon Gaskill, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • Solomon Gaskill, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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