Person:Hannah Gaskill (6)

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Hannah Gaskill
m. Abt 1685
  1. Bethiah Gaskill1686 - 1686
  2. Samuel Gaskill1687 - Bef 1761
  3. Patience Gaskill1689 - Bef 1727
  4. Ebenezer Gaskill1691 - Bef 1725
  5. Bethiah Gaskill1694 -
  6. Nathan Gaskill1696/97 - 1727
  7. Jonathan Gaskill1698/99 - 1703
  8. Provided Gaskill1700 - 1730
  9. Mary Gaskill1703 - 1790
  10. Jonathan GaskillAft 1703 - 1758
  11. Content Gaskill1707 -
  12. Hannah Gaskill1709 - 1793
m. 18 Feb 1730/31
  1. Ichabod Nichols1749 - 1839
Facts and Events
Name Hannah Gaskill
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3][4] 16 Aug 1709 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Marriage 18 Feb 1730/31 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto David Nichols
Death[3] 30 Jun 1793 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
References
  1. Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records to the End of the year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1916-1925)
    1:344.

    Gaskell, Hannah, [born] June 16, 1709. PR223 [Bible records now in possession of Rev. William I. Nichols of Deerfield.]

  2. Koleda, Elizabeth Potts. Gaskill genealogy. (Prineville, Oregon: E.P. Koleda, c1989)
    7.

    Hannah Gaskill, d/o Samuel Gaskill and Bethiah Woodam, b. Salem "10m 6d 1709" [6 Dec 1709], m. "18d 12m 1730" [18 Feb 1730-31] David Nickols, blacksmith.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation. (New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1912)
    730.

    David Nichols m. 1730 Hannah Gaskill, b. 16 Aug 1709, d. 30 Jun 1793, d/o Samuel and Bethia (Gardner) Gaskill. [Sic-see Family:Samuel Gaskill and Bethiah Wooden (1) for discussion identifying Samuel's correct wife.]

  4. The 3 sources cited all give 3 different dates. The Gaskill Genealogy is full of mistakes and its data is the odd man out, so probably its date can be eliminated from consideration. If the date was written in numeric form in 1730, month 6 would be August, but after the calendar shift 1753, month 6 would be June. This difference in interpretation probably explains the difference between the other two sources. Not knowing the provenance of the Bible, it is hard to guess if it was written contemporaneously or after-the fact, or if, possibly, it was copied over at some point. Knowing William Richard Cutter, author of Source:Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation to be an extremely experienced genealogist, it seems reasonable to trust his interpretation until more evidence is forthcoming.