Person:Benjamin Skillings (4)

Watchers
m. Bet. 1713-1717
  1. Isaac Skillings1717 -
  2. Lydia Skillings1717 -
  3. Benjamin Skillings1717 -
  4. Mary Skillings1717 -
  5. Jeane Skillings1717 -
  • HBenjamin Skillings1717 -
  • W.  Mary Pride (add)
m. 10 Mar 1740/41
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Skillings
Gender Male
Christening[1] 1717 Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage 10 Mar 1740/41 Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesto Mary Pride (add)

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.

References
  1. Hammond, Priscilla. Vital records of Greenland, New Hampshire: compiled from the town's original record books, 1714-1820, and other sources, earliest and latest dates recorded, 1710-1851. (Concord, New Hampshire, United States, 1938), 57.

    1717: Isaac Skilling, Benjamin Skilling, Lydia Skilling, Mary Skilling, Jeane Skilling: Sons and Daughters of Benjamin Skilling.