Samuel Skillman

1764–before 1827 (Age 63)
Kingston, Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Skillman was born in 1764, in Kingston, Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, Thomas Skillman, was 25 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Skillman, was 26. He married Mrs Samuel Skillman about 1782, in Kingston, Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died before 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Skillman
1764–1827
Mrs Samuel Skillman
1754–1800
Marriage: about 1782
Samuel Skillman
1783–1843
Elizabeth Skillman
1785–
Phoebe Skillman
1796–
Miss Skillman
1798–
Isaac Skillman
1787–
Margaret Skillman
1789–
Nancy Skillman
1790–

Spouse and Children

    Male1764–1827Male

    Mrs Samuel Skillman

    Female1754–1800Female

MARRIAGE
about 1782
Kingston, Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

    Samuel Skillman

    Male1783–1843Male

    Elizabeth Skillman

    Female1785–Female

    Isaac Skillman

    Male1787–Male

    Margaret Skillman

    Female1789–Female

    Nancy Skillman

    Female1790–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 11

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 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 17

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse skilamaður ‘trustworthy man’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Ancestry.com
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Skillman - Published information: birth: 1764; Kingston, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

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