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Thomas Crandall Skiff
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1807
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1878
Christian County
Illinois, USA

Old Stonington Colony: One of ten families to go ahead of the colony to establish Stonington, IL. They left North Stonington, CT by boat, sailed to NYC, then Philadelphia. Then from Pittsburg, down the Ohio River to the Mississippi, then up river to Alton, IL. It took 4 weeks. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Skiff (1777 - 1816)
  Elizabeth Freeman Ames Skiff (1775 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Melvina "Jane" Ward Skiff (1818 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  Nathan Thomas Skiff (1840 - 1920)*
  Mary Elizabeth Skiff Johnson (1842 - 1927)*
  Rachael Ann Skiff (1847 - 1848)*
  Charlotte M. Skiff Sack (1849 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Stonington Cemetery
Stonington
Christian County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Michelle
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74734453
Thomas Crandall Skiff
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Thomas Crandall Skiff
Added by: Margaret Coy
 
 
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- Michelle
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014

- Michelle
 Added: Aug. 12, 2012
A true visionary and pioneer!
- Michelle
 Added: Nov. 17, 2011
 
 
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