Skiff, James

Birth Name Skiff, James
Gender male
Age at Death 77 years, 11 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1792-03-31 New York, USA    
Event Note

changed from Chilmark, MA as Prince Skiff had already moved to Cambridge, Albany Co, NY by 1790

Death 1869-04-11 Carrolton, Chautauqua Co, NY    
Event Note

photo of tombstone clearly has ...1869 and aged 77 years.

Burial   Arkwright, Chautauqua, NY Burnham Hollow Cemetery  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Skiff, Prince1747-12-271834-07-05
Mother Jones, Janeabout 1754after 1820
    Brother     Skiff, William about 1776 UNKNOWN
    Brother     Skiff, Charles about 1778 UNKNOWN
    Sister     Skiff, Lydia 1781-11-29 1823-05-28
    Sister     Skiff, Hannah
    Sister     Skiff, Polly
    Sister     Skiff, Sophia
    Sister     Skiff, Jane after 1790
         Skiff, James 1792-03-31 1869-04-11


Family of Skiff, James and Smith, Lovina

Married Wife Smith, Lovina ( * 1791-02-03 + about 1852 )

Note a hh with no males in 1840 Rockford, PA says "James Skiff" has 2 daughters living next door to William Skiff, Daniel Smith, and Richard Gage:
1840: 0m, 1f5-10, 1f10-15
in 1850, a widow "Keziah Skiff" b.1793 PA , has daughters Clarissa and Darance, son Timothy.

1830: Arkwright, Chautauqua, NY
1840: Girard, Erie, PA
1850: ?
1860: James Skiff in Arkwright, Chautauqua Co, NY with wife "Mina" b.1804 NY

Lathrop and Levina (Skiff) Woods family history say Lavina "Mina" Smith was James' wife.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Skiff, William1812-09-141873-02-20
Skiff, Lovina1816-01-041881-09-01
Skiff, Louisa A1818-02-021886-07-15
Skiff, Rachel Ann1821-01-22UNKNOWN
Skiff, James Perry1823-03-061905
Skiff, Charles F1826-04-05between 1880 and 1900
Skiff, Electa Evaline1827-06-011893-11-22
Skiff, Ira1831-05-171892-05-14