m. Bet. 1713-1717
m. 10 Mar 1740/41
Facts and Events
Source:Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States. Publishments, Marriages, Births and Deaths from the Earlier Records of Gorham, Maine, p. 6: 17 Feb 1765: "Voted Mr. Benj'n Skillings, Amos Whitney & Joseph Weston, Selectmen for said Town".
Source:A history of the town of Gorham, Maine, p. 206: Benjamin Skillings was in this town, among its first settlers, when the Indian war of 1745 was impending; he removed to Falmouth (Portland) for greater safety. At that time he had a wife and three children. He was the first man that settled in Gorham westerly of Little River; he returned to his farm about 1752. Mr. Skillings had nine children.