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Edward Skepper

Male 1552 - 1629  (77 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Edward Skepper was born in 1552; died on 10 Nov 1629 in East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, England; was buried on 10 Nov 1629 in East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, England.

    Edward married Mary Robinson on 11 Apr 1592 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England. Mary died after 1630. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Rev. William Skepper  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 27 Nov 1597; died before 1646.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Rev. William Skepper Descendancy chart to this point (1.Edward1) was born before 27 Nov 1597; died before 1646.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 27 Nov 1597, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
    • Alternate death: Between 1640 and 1650

    Notes:

    Emigrated to New England in 1639. One of AP's two proven gateway ancestors.

    He was admitted a pensioner at Sidney College, Cambridge, 8 Jul 1612. He matriculated 1614, B.A., 1617-18. He was Rector of Thorpe by Wainfleete (Thorpe-in-the-Marsh) in 1630, a parish next to Wainfleet All Saints where his elder sister Mary had married the rector in 1622. He left Thorpe-in-the-Marsh sometime before Dec 1638, when John Watts is recorded as the vicar there, and is next seen in Boston, Lincolnshire, where he married his second wife Sarah Fisher. The exact date of his emigration to New England is unknown but it appears to have taken place in 1639. He did not subsequently live long there, but he is recorded there as having arranged for certain monies to be provided to his four older children.

    His descendants include Calvin Coolidge, Roy Rogers (the actor and singer, not the guitarist), Tuesday Weld, and John Kerry

    Rev. William Skepper = Jane (first wife)
    Jane Skepper = Abraham Browne
    Jane Browne = Henry Lunt
    Jane Lunt = Nathaniel Drake
    Abraham Drake = Martha Eaton
    Martha Drake = John Smith
    John Smith = Mary "Polly" Mudgett
    Mary Hussey Smith = Jacob Lee Merrill
    George David Merrill = Mary Bird
    Gertrude May Merrill = Frederick George Sanders
    Doris May Sanders = Gordon Arnold Markle
    Thomas Wayne Markle = Doria L. Ragland
    Rachel Megan Markle (1981- ) = Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

    William married Sarah Fisher on 17 Jan 1639 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Sarah Skepper  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1640; died on 18 Dec 1711 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Sarah Skepper Descendancy chart to this point (2.William2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1640; died on 18 Dec 1711 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 Dec 1710, Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Probably born in Lynn, Massachusetts.

    Sarah married Walter Fairfield on 28 Dec 1654 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Walter (son of John Fairfield and Elizabeth) was born in 1631 in England; died on 20 Jul 1723 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Sarah Fairfield  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 Dec 1655 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Nov 1742 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Sarah Fairfield Descendancy chart to this point (3.Sarah3, 2.William2, 1.Edward1) was born on 21 Dec 1655 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Nov 1742 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 24 Dec 1655, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Sarah married Thomas Abbe on 16 Dec 1683 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts. Thomas (son of John Abbe and Mary) was born between 1650 and 1656; died on 17 May 1728 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. John Abbe  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 27 Sep 1692 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died in 1790 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  John Abbe Descendancy chart to this point (4.Sarah4, 3.Sarah3, 2.William2, 1.Edward1) was born on 27 Sep 1692 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died in 1790 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Family/Spouse: Hannah Boardman. Hannah (daughter of Daniel Boardman and Hannah Wright) was born on 18 Dec 1693 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Sarah Abbe  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1724 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Sarah Abbe Descendancy chart to this point (5.John5, 4.Sarah4, 3.Sarah3, 2.William2, 1.Edward1) was born in 1724 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Sarah married John Burroughs on 9 Jan 1740 in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. John Burroughs  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 16 Feb 1745 in Hartford County, Connecticut; died in 1828 in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire; was buried in Rust Cemetery, Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  John Burroughs Descendancy chart to this point (6.Sarah6, 5.John5, 4.Sarah4, 3.Sarah3, 2.William2, 1.Edward1) was born on 16 Feb 1745 in Hartford County, Connecticut; died in 1828 in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire; was buried in Rust Cemetery, Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire.

    Notes:

    "John Burroughs, Jr., went to New Hampshire with his father in 1765 and removed his family there in 1767; was living in Alstead in 1826. He volunteered under Captain Webber of Walpole in 1777 to go to Bennington, Vermont, and was engaged in battle there; from there he proceeded against Burgoyne at Still Water and returned safely in the fall. He later held a commission as Captain." [Abbe-Abbey Genealogy, citation details below]

    Family/Spouse: Mehitable Carlton. Mehitable was born in in of Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Rhoda Burroughs  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  Rhoda Burroughs Descendancy chart to this point (7.John7, 6.Sarah6, 5.John5, 4.Sarah4, 3.Sarah3, 2.William2, 1.Edward1)

    Rhoda married Smith Emery in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire. Smith (son of Joshua Emery and Rachel Currier) was born on 16 Aug 1771 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. John Winslow Emery  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 30 Mar 1798 in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire; died on 20 Jul 1884 in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan.