Jones, Jane

Birth Name Jones, Jane
Gender female
Age at Death more than about 66 years


kdd: My connection to Jane Jones, my 5th great-grandmother, proven by an mtDNA match to a descendant of another daughter of Jane.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1754 Town of Chilmark, Dukes, MA    
Death after 1820 Madison Co, NY    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jones, Ebenezer1708-03-031787-07-21
Mother Hillman, Jane1714WFT 1755-1809
    Sister     Jones, Huldah about 1734 WFT 1768-1829
    Sister     Jones, Mary 1736 WFT 1761-1830
    Brother     Jones, Daniel 1739-10-05 WFT 1740-1829
    Brother     Jones, Thomas 1741-01-25 WFT 1742-1831
    Sister     Jones, Lydia 1743 WFT 1757-1837
    Sister     Jones, Sarah 1745 WFT 1759-1839
    Sister     Jones, Zerviah 1747-01-19 1842-02-00
    Brother     Jones, Benjamin 1750-04-13 WFT 1751-1840
         Jones, Jane about 1754 after 1820


Family of Skiff, Prince and Jones, Jane

Married Husband Skiff, Prince ( * 1747-12-27 + 1834-07-05 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1775-06-07 Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, USA Marriage of Skiff, Prince and Jones, Jane 1
Event Note

alternate: Jun 1, 1775 in Chilmark, Dukes Co, MA from "Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850" compilation of LDS films.


home in 1790: Cambridge, Albany Co, NY (2 male minors, 5 females)
(1787 to 1799) Washington Co, NY (per Rev. War Pension application)
home in 1810: unknown, Oneida Co, NY (as "P Sheaf")
home in 1820: Madison, Madison Co, NY (as "Prince Skift") (near son Charles Skiff)

No proof that Lydia born to Prince and Jane Skiff. These coincidences:
1) These Skiffs in the same counties - Madison, Chenango, Oneida - about the time Jabez and Lydia were.
2) James Skiff, son of Prince and Jane, living next door to Jabez and Lydia in 1820, Pomfret, NY.
3) Lydia born in timely manner between other sons.
4) Prince Skiff family had several daughters as of 1790.

Hannah, Polly, and Sophia daughters names from Sheila Sims on, and
Jane born after 1790.

via Frank Gill:
He moved to Cambridge, N.Y. and then to Madison, where he died. Written information on Prince Skiff refers to him as a jovial man who liked children. He had 5 daughters and three sons.
John Fiske The American Revolution chapter VII: Saratoga, 1777 Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company - 1891

Name Birth Date Death Date
Skiff, Hannah
Skiff, Polly
Skiff, Sophia
Skiff, Williamabout 1776UNKNOWN
Skiff, Charlesabout 1778UNKNOWN
Skiff, Lydia1781-11-291823-05-28
Skiff, Janeafter 1790
Skiff, James1792-03-311869-04-11


Type Value Notes Sources
Maternal Haplogroup J2b1a M241