Skiff, Valentine

Birth Name Skiff, Valentine
Gender male
Age at Death unknown


Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co.; service from Jan. 19, 1776, to Sept. 1, 1776, 7 mos. 13 days; company stationed at Martha's Vincyard for defence of seacoast; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 18, 1780; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Williamsburg; marched to camp July 18, 1780, under command of Capt. Joseph Brown; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Williamsburg for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 18, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780; service, 5 mos. 3 days, including travel (140 miles) home.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1760-08-28 Town of Chilmark, Dukes, MA   1
Death UNKNOWN Athens, Georgia, USA    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Skiff, Peter James1722-07-151815
Mother Stewart, Anne1725-03-311792
    Brother     Skiff, Prince 1747-12-27 1834-07-05
    Sister     Skiff, Deborah 1749-10-27 UNKNOWN
    Brother     Skiff, James 1750-02-27 UNKNOWN
    Sister     Skiff, Anna 1753-02-16 UNKNOWN
    Brother     Skiff, Obadiah 1755-12-16 1835
    Sister     Skiff, Hannah 1758-04-15 UNKNOWN
         Skiff, Valentine 1760-08-28 UNKNOWN
    Brother     Skiff, Saunders 1765-07-09 1815-06-21