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Thomas Skolfield
Birth: 1707
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: Jan. 6, 1796
Brunswick
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Born in Dublin Ireland, he married Mary Orr on August 9, 1734. He was educated in Ireland at Dublin University and emigrated to America with the Orr family in the early 1700's. Originally, he lived in Boston, Massachusetts where he taught a Latin school. Around 1742 he and the Orr family settled in Brunswick, Maine. Prominent in civil affairs he served two terms as the town clerk in Brunswick, and for 23 years he served on the Brunswick Board of Selectmen.(Courtesy of the Maritime Museum Bath, Maine.)information was taken from a book,(The Skolfields And Their Ships.)by "Erminie S. Reynolds and Kenneth R. Martin"
He and Mary were the parents of 14 children: Elizabeth, George, Rebecca, Michael, Richard, Clement, Anne, Thomas, Mary, Stephen, Martha, John, Joseph and William Skolfield.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Thomas Skofield (1681 - ____)
  Anne Stephens Skolfield (1684 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Orr Skolfield (1714 - 1771)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Skolfield (1736 - 1753)*
  Richard I. Skolfield (1738 - 1762)*
  Clement Skolfield (1740 - 1796)*
  Anne Skolfield Spear (1742 - 1772)*
  Thomas Skolfield (1744 - 1826)*
  Mary Skolfield Given (1747 - 1826)*
  Stephen Skolfield (1751 - 1810)*
  Martha Skolfield Simpson (1753 - 1803)*
  John Skolfield (1755 - 1778)*
  Joseph Skolfield (1757 - 1815)*
  William Skolfield (1760 - 1822)*
  Michael Skolfield (1762 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Skolfield (1764 - ____)*
  George Skolfield (1766 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Skolfield (1707 - 1796)
  George Skolfield (1709 - ____)*
  Susan Skolfield Orr (1710 - 1781)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Mr. Thomas Skolfield
Obt Jan 6th 1796
in the 89th Year
of his age

"Of all the sorrows that attend mankind
With patience bore the lot to him assigned.
At four score nine he bid the world adieu
And paid with joy the debt to nature due."


 
Burial:
First Parish Cemetery
Brunswick
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 12, 2008
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