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Nicknames: "Martha ;Kitcherel;Kitchell;skinner;wright;"
Birthplace: Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County, Province of Massachusetts
Cause of death: Captured and scalped by Indians on July 26, 1708, and died nearly three months later.
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About Martha Skinner (Kritchwell)

Note: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell, pp 21-22:

KITCHEREL FAMILY: Martha Kitcherel, who m.Lieut. Abel Wright, d.Oct. 19, 1709; dau. of Samuel Kitcherel. Samuel Kitcherel's wife m.Anothony Dorchester Jan. 1651, Samuel, probably son of Joseph Kitcherel, who on May 15, 1639, was given half acre of land at Winter Harbor, Salem, for fishing and was living at Charlestown.

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From Colonial & Continental Anc, p 127:

MARTHA2 KITCHEREL,

  • married at Springfield, December 1, 1659, ABEL1 WRIGHT, who was born in or about 1631, and died at Springfield, October 29, 1725 (see WRIGHT).
  • Martha was captured and scalped by the Indians July 26, 1708, at or near Springfield, and died October 19, 1708, at Springfield

Note: Pope: KITCHEREL FAMILY: Martha Kitcherel, who m.Lieut. Abel Wright, d.Oct. 19, 1709; dau. of Samuel Kitcherel. Samuel Kitcherel's wife m.Anothony Dorchester Jan. 1651, Samuel, probably son of Joseph Kitcherel, who on May 15, 1639, was given half acre of land at Winter Harbor, Salem, for fishing and was living at Charlestown.

Event: Misc 26 JUL 1708 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

Note: were subjected to an Indian attack in which Indians scalped Martha (who later died of her wounds), captured their son Henry's wife (Hannah Bliss, who also died soon after) and killed Henry and Hannah's infant son

Sources:

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    • Abbrev: American Marriage Records Before 1699
    • Author: William Montgomery Clemens
    • Publication: Biblio. Co., Pompton Lakes, NJ, 1926
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  • 2. Title: Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England, Volume: Vol. 4
    • Abbrev: Genealogical Dictionary, vol. 4
    • Author: Savage, James
    • Publication: Genealogical Publishing Company, Boston, 1860-1862 Page: p 654
  • 3. Title: Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England, Volume: Vol. 3
    • Abbrev: Genealogical Dictionary, vol. 3
    • Author: Savage, James
    • Publication: Genealogical Publishing Company, Boston, 1860-1862
    • Repository: Ancestry.com
    • Page: p 33
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    • Abbrev: Direct Desc of Abell Wright
    • Author: Herbert Arkin
    • Publication: 25 Jul 1998
  • 5. Title: The Associated Families of Gregory D. Maxfield and Laura Isela Flores, Url: http://web3.pacifier.com/~gregdm/
    • Abbrev: Maxfield and Flores Families
    • Author: Gregory D. Maxfield
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    • Abbrev: Ancestors of Sarah E. Anderson
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    • Abbrev: Monk Family Pedigree
    • Author: Richard Monk
  • 8. Title: Genealogy of the Geer Family
    • Abbrev: Genealogy of the Geer Family
    • Author: Geer, Walter
    • Publication: Tobias A. Wright, New York, 1914 Page: p 160
  • 9. Title: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Abbrev: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
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    • Page: pp 21-22
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    • Abbrev: One Branch of the Abell Family
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
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    • Page: pp 89-90
  • 12. Title: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Abbrev: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
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    • Abbrev: Colonial and Continental Ancestors
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    • Author: Sylvester Judd
    • Publication: Springfield, MA, Original Date, 1905
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    • Abbrev: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
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    • Page: pp 21-22 (19 Oct 1709)
  • 16. Title: One Branch of the Abell Family
    • Abbrev: One Branch of the Abell Family
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
    • Repository: GenealogyLibrary.com
    • Page: p 43 (19 Oct 1709)
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    • Abbrev: Colonial and Continental Ancestors
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    • Publication: The de Forest Publishing Company, New York, 1930
    • Page: p 127
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    • Publication: reprinted by AncestryLibrary.com
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    • Abbrev: Abel Wright Gen CT FA CD
    • Author: Wright, Stephen
    • Publication: reprinted in Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Vol. III, pp 610-618, on Broderbund CD #179
  • 20. Title: One Branch of the Abell Family
    • Abbrev: One Branch of the Abell Family
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
    • Repository: GenealogyLibrary.com
    • Page: pp 43, 89-90 (date only)
  • 21. Title: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Abbrev: Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell
    • Author: Abell, Horace A.
    • Publication: Privately Printed, Rochester, 1933
    • Repository: GenealogyLibrary.com
    • Page: p 29 (date)
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    • Abbrev: Colonial and Continental Ancestors
    • Author: de Forest, Louis Effingham
    • Publication: The de Forest Publishing Company, New York, 1930
    • Page: pp 219-220 (Springfield)

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Lt. Abel Wright was stationed in Skipmuck during the attack by Indians on 26 July 1708 his wife, Martha, was aflicted with wounds of scalping by the Indians. Martha later died from complications of this scalping.

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Martha and Abel had the following children:

  • 1. Joseph Wright
    • Born: 1 SEP 1660 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 29 DEC 1687 at: East Hartford,Hartford,Connecticut,USA
    • Died: 14 JUN 1736 at:
    • Spouses: Sarah Osborne
  • 2. Martha Wright (our line)
    • Born: 29 NOV 1662 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 8 DEC 1681
    • Died: 2 JAN 1741 at: Glastonbury,Hartford,Connecticut,USA
    • Spouses: Thomas Morley
  • 3. Abel Wright
    • Born: 25 SEP 1664 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 16 SEP 1691
    • Died: 2 JUN 1745 at: Lebanon,Connecticut
    • Spouses: Rebecca Terry
  • 4. Benjamin Wright
    • Born: 14 MAR 1666/1667 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 24 JAN 1694/1695 at:
    • Died: 25 DEC 1704 at:
    • Spouses: Mary Chapin
  • 5. Hannah Wright
    • Born: 28 JUL 1669 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 20 NOV 1690 at: Lebanon,Connecticut,USA
    • Died: 26 NOV 1742 at: Enfield,Hartford,Connecticut,USA
    • Spouses: Joseph Saxton
  • 6. Henry Wright
    • Born: 23 MAY 1671 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
  • 7. Sarah Wright
    • Born: 8 MAY 1673 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 15 FEB 1694 at:
    • Died: 26 JUL 1770 at: Milford,New Haven,Connecticut,USA
    • Spouses: Thomas Chapin
  • 8. Mary Wright
    • Born: 9 MAR 1676 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 3 FEB 1697 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts
    • Spouses: Nathaniel Bliss
  • 9. Henry Wright
    • Born: 6 JAN 1677 at Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 24 MAY 1705 Died: 1769
    • Spouses: Hannah Bliss Sarah Root
  • 10. Samuel Wright
    • Born: 17 JUN 1679 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 27 NOV 1710
    • Spouses: Mary Case
  • 11. Elizabeth Wright
    • Born: 18 AUG 1682 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
  • 12. John Wright
    • Born: 21 APR 1685 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 1710 Spouses: Mary Case
  • 13. Elizabeth Wright
    • Born: 22 AUG 1687 at: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
    • Married: 8 NOV 1709
    • Spouses: Ebenezer Dewey
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Martha Skinner's Timeline

1644
January 4, 1644
Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
1659
December 1, 1659
Age 15
Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
1660
September 1, 1660
Age 16
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1662
November 29, 1662
Age 18
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1664
September 25, 1664
Age 20
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1667
March 14, 1667
Age 23
Springfield, Hampden, Mass
1669
July 28, 1669
Age 25
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1673
May 8, 1673
Age 29
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1674
September 3, 1674
Age 30
MA
1677
1677
Age 32
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts