John Skippon

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John Skippon

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Swanton Novers, Norfolk, England
Death: April 1863 (48)
47 York St., Brooklyn, NY
Immediate Family:

Son of John Skippon and Lucy Wake
Brother of Robert Skippon; Esther C. Skippon; Belinda Bridget Skippon; Elizabeth Wynn Skippon; Mary Ann Skippon and 3 others

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About John Skippon

GEDCOM Note

John Skippon was the first child of John Skippon and Lucy Wake, born November 21, 1814 in Swanton Novers, Norfolk, England. Immigrated to New York, with his family, on the Thomas Bennett, arriving June 1836. 1840 Census: Reel 299 Page 71 (132 on right of reel) 2nd ward NYC John Skippon (40-50) employed in mfg & trades Lucy (40-50) Male (20-30) John 26 Male (15-20) Robert 18 Female (15-20) Lucy 20 Females - 2 (10-15) Mary 15 Ester 13 Females - 2 ( 5-10) Martha 8 Belinda 6 Samuel Giles (20-30) employed in mfg & trades Ann (20-30) Male (under 5) Samuel 2 April 26, 1842: New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957: M237 Reel 48 List 242 John Skippon, age 27, a male carpenter departed from London, Great Britian on the ship "Mediator". 1850 Census: Reel 517, Page 517 (261 on right of reel) 2nd Ward Brooklyn. John was a carpenter, living with his parents and 4 sisters. 1854 Brooklyn Census: 2nd Dist. 2nd Ward. John was a carpenter, residing at Adams Street, corner York, Brooklyn. 1858: Need to research the Brooklyn Eagle (6/29, 7/8, 7/20, 8/3, 8/30 and 8/31). According to the following web-site, John Skippon and John Skippon, Jr. were plaintiffs against Abraham Ibbotson (summons for money demand on contract): http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/Default/Scripting/SearchHome... 1860 Census: Reel 763 Page 103 (279 on right of reel) Dist. 2, 2nd Ward Bklyn. John "Skelpin" age 66 was a carpenter with net worth of $500, living with his wife "Laura" age 66, son John, age 45 and one servant, age 16. Their daughter, "Linda" Humphrey and her family were also living with them. September 23, 1860 (Sunday): Record of Deaths in the City of Brooklyn, page 132, line 459 John Skippon died from typhoid at the age of 45 years 8 months and 6 days, while living at 47 York Street, Brooklyn, NY. Error here: if he was 45/8/6, he would have had to die on July 27, 1860.

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John Skippon's Timeline

1814
November 21, 1814
Swanton Novers, Norfolk, England
1850
1850
Age 35
Brooklyn Ward 2, Kings, New York
1860
December 31, 1860
Age 46
1863
April 1863
Age 48
47 York St., Brooklyn, NY