Person:George Skillern (4)

George Skillern
b.1728 Ireland
m. Bef 1728
  1. George Skillern1728 - 1804
  2. Isabel SkillernAbt 1731 -
  3. Sarah SkillernAbt 1735 -
  4. William Skillern, Jr.1740 - 1816
  5. Elizabeth Skillern1742 - Bef 1805
m. 2 May 1763
  1. Margaret "Peggy" SkillernAbt 1765 - Bef 1805
  2. William Preston SkillernAbt 1770 - 1817
  3. Elizabeth SkillernAbt 1780 - 1807
  4. Nancy Ann SkillernAbt 1785 -
Facts and Events
Name George Skillern
Gender Male
Birth? 1728 Ireland
Marriage License 2 May 1763 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Brown
Marriage 2 May 1763 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Brown
Death? 1804 Botetourt County, Virginia

George Skillern was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 135 - George Skilleren, 350 acres, Roanoke. Adjoining Daniel McNeel, Armstrong. April 4, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 48].

Will Abstract

Skillern, George, Will probate April 1804.
Names wife, Elizabeth and children, William Preston, Elizabeth Beale, Peggy Beale and Nancy.
[Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 63].

Wife Elizabeth's Will Abstract

Will of Elizabeth Skillern of the County of Botetourt and State of Virginia, dated 1st day of July 1808.
Names daughter Nancy Skillern, appoints "honorable friend" James Breckenridge who is the Guardian of my said Daughter Executor..
[Signed] Elizabeth Skillern
Wit: James Cartmill, James Sisson, John Brown
Proven October Court 1808
[Source: Botetourt County Wills,, Film #007644336]

Information on George Skillern

Husband: George SKILLERN Born: 1728 at: Ireland Married: 2 May 1763 at: Virginia (Augusta County) Died: 1804 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Father:William SKILLERN Mother:Elizabeth SKILLERN

Wife: Elizabeth BROWN Born: 1731 at: Died: 1808 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Father:John BROWN Mother:Margaret DUNLAP

CHILDREN Name: Margaret SKILLERN Born: ABT. 1765 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Married: 17 Nov 1788 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Died: BEF. 1805 at: ? Spouses: John BEALE

Name: William Preston SKILLERN Born: ABT. 1770 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Married: 16 Dec 1799 at: Virginia (Bedford County) Died: 1817 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Spouses: Hannah Braxton BROOKE

Name: Elizabeth SKILLERN Born: ABT. 1780 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Married: 8 Aug 1797 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Died: 26 Oct 1807 at: Virginia (Botetourt County) Spouses: Charles BEALE

Name: Nancy Ann SKILLERN Born: ABT. 1785 at: Virginia Married: AFT. 1808 at: ? Died: at: Spouses: Charles B. PENN