Maryland Marriages 1634-1777, Barnes, 1978
Manokin Presbyterian Church(Somerset Co.); Original register
1737-1964 stored at Hall of Records, Annapolis
Denwood m. 8/31/1758 Margaret Skirvin (p161?)
Fayette Co., KY Marr. 1795-1814 (SLFHL 0851645)
x 3/30/1806 William Chapman + Sarah Skirvin by A. Bainbridge
x 2/27/1806 John Shervin <sic> + Eve Sinnet by A. Bainbridge
Fayette Co., KY Marr. Bond Transcripts
1803-1814 (SLFHL 0851645)
x 6/30/1804 Absalom Skirvin+Sarah Harrison; bndsman: John Henry;
Consent: Tohomas<sic> Harrison
x 3/29/1806 William Chapman+Sarah Skirvin; bndsman: John Skirvin;
John Skirvin, father
x 2/26/1806 John Skervin+Eve Sinnet; bndsman: James Rimmington; Mary
Smith, aunt; Wit: Jacob Kizer
Gallatin Co., KY Index to Marr. "S" 1799-1911 (SLFHL 0509034)
(only copied through 1851)
2/63 1820 Skirvin, William + Bethleham W.<sic> Smith
2/136 1833 Skervin, Robert + Julian Castleman
2/137 1833 Skirvin, Arrow<Arron?> + Louisa Skirvin
2/198 1847 Skirvin, Alfred + Elizabeth Castleman
2/218 1851 Skirvin, Daniel + Jane Conyers
4/5 1820<sic> Skirvin, William + Bethleham M.<sic> Smith
Gallatin Co., KY Marr. Registers v1-4 1799-1914 (SLFHL 0509036)
10/31/1851 Skirvin, Daniel + Jane Conyers by Benjamin Tiller, Elder +
Evangelist in the Church of Jesus Christ in Warsaw,
Gallatin Co., KY
Gallatin Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1839-1851 (SLFHL 0509045)
10/31/1851 Skirvin, Daniel + Jane Conyers; bm. Thomas Thompson who swore
as to the age of Jane Conyers
Gallatin Co. Marriages-Bonds-Consents 1799-1835 (KY Anc., various issues)
(KY Anc. Vol.14#4 April 1979)
Nichols,Reuben+Nancy Skervin m. 4/19/1827 by David Lillard;
Bond 3/6/1827; Consent 3/6/1827 My dau. Nancy Skervin,
signed Clayton Skervin
Roe(Ros?),John+Louisa Skervin m. 11/13/1833 by Joseph Crouch;
Bond 11/11/1833; Consent 11/9/1833 My dau. Louisey Clayton Skirvin
(KY Anc. Vol.15#1 July 1979)
Skervin,Robert L.+Juliana Castleman m. 5/22/1833 by Joseph Crouch;
Bond 5/21/1833; Consent 5/19/1833 My dau. Juliana, signed John
Castleman; Consent 5/19/1833 My son Robert, signed Clayton Skervin
Skirvin, Wm.+Betheiheim Watts Smith, dau. of Augustin Smith m. 9/19/1820
by James Medley; Bond 9/19/1820; Consent 9/19/1820 Augustin Smith
Grant Co., Kentucky Marriage Register 1820-1854 (SLFHL 0266219)
find Parker Thompson+Arminta Skirvin ca 1830
11 8/27/1827 Enoch Skirvin+Delilah Huffman by Joshua Jones, M.G.
13 6/3/1828 Nathan Skirvin+Mariah Bambgardner by James Williams
14 10/1/1829 Spencer R. Meltan+Elizabeth Skirvin by William Coonrod
22 7/11/1832 Wm Skirvin+Sarah Roland by Wm Conrad
22 9/25/1833 John Skirvin+Polley Ann Bingham by Wm. Conrad
31 3/28/1838 Wm H. Carter+Emaline Skirvin by Wm. Conrad
1/13/1840 Isaac R. Schench+Sophia Skirvin by J. Jones
2/25/1841 Thomas Harris+Sophea Skirvin by W. Tucker
12/6/1842 Joel Skirvin+Elizabeth Glasscock by Wm. Conrad
4/29/1847 John Carnes+Sarah Jane Skirvin by Wm. Conrad
1/31/1850 Joseph Ford+Mary L. Skirvin by J.W. Lee
Grant Co., KY Marr. Reg. 1854-1890
2/7/1854 John Skirvin+Elizabeth C. Williams by W.H. Barnett
at James Williams'
12/3/1856 Daniel Skirvin+Nancy Hicks (lic. only)
10/6/1861 D.L. Osburn+Elizabeth Skirvin by John W. Lee
at Harrison Skirvin's; witn by W.R. Osborne+W.? C. Skirvin
1/12/1862 Fell Hutchison+Louisa Skirvin by B.S. Grezel at Joel Skirvin's; Wit: W.T. Cook, Daniel Skirvin, +
J. Fell Linn
2/15/1866 Cornelius Skirvin+Mary Ann Lafferty by Elijah Billiter
at Thomas Carter's; witn: Thomas Carter+Thomas Cook
Grant Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1832-1838 (Film 0266220)
6/25/1832 William Skirvin+Jacob Roland; William Skirvin+Sarah Roland
9/25/1833 John Skirvin+Asa Vallandingham;
John Skirvin+Polly Ann Bingham
3/27/1838 William Harrison Carter+Joel Skirvin;
William H. Carter+Emaline Skirvin
Absalom Skirvin gives consent for dau. Emaline Skirvin
Grant Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1838-1847 (SLFHL 0266220)
1/13/1840 Isaac V. Schench+E.T.W. Ellis;
Isaac V. Schench+Sophiah Skirvin
2/22/1841 Thomas Harris+Parker Thompson; Thomas Harris+Sophia Skirvin
11/16/1842 Joel Skirvin+John L. Glasscock;
Joel Skirvin+Elizabeth G. Glasscock
4/19/1847 John Carnes+Wm. Skirvin; John Carnes+Sarah Jane Skirvin
Grant Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1847-1855 (SLFHL 0266220)
1/28/1850 Joseph Foree+E.J. Green; Joseph Foree+Mary L. Skirvin
2/6/1854 John Skirvin+Thomas A. Hawkins;
John Skirvin+Elizabeth C. Williams
Grant Co., KY Marr. Bonds (SLFHL 0266221)
12/3/1856 Daniel Skirvin + H.L. Skirvin; Daniel Skirvin + Nancy Hicks;
A certificate from the mother of the within named lady
Nancy Hicks was produced + proven by the oath of H.L. Skirvin
attesting witness present who seen Roan Roland + Martha Hicks
attest the same.
Abstracted County Court Records, Grant, Harrison,
Pendleton Cos., KY, Vol. VII
by Janet K. Pease, Grant Co., KY, Williamstown, KY, 1990.
Bond, Bond Book 1860-1867, p57, 10 Dec 1860:
Skirvin, Nancy + George Burns; bm. Thomas H. Young.
Marr rec: not recorded.
Harrison Co., KY Marr. Index (SLFHL 0216877)
rec. license marriage
x 796 2/19/1812 blank Davis, William + Skirvin, Polly
808 4/18/1812 4/19/1812 Bruce, John + Remington, Mary by John Connor
x 1071 2/6/1816 2/6/1816 Skirvin, George + Smith, Elizabeth by John R. Moreland
1230 1/29/1818 blank Hutcherson, Charles C. + Remington, Susan
1231 1/30/1818 1/30/1818 Tomlinson, James + Remington, Susan by John Connor
1457 12/18/1820 12/19/1820 Murphy, Thomas + Remington, Malinda by John R. Moreland
1990 2/7/1826 2/9/1826 Remington, Greenup + Hamilton, Sarah by D.D. Dyche
2012 4/20/1826 4/20/1826 Bell, James + Remington, Eliza by D.D. Dyche
2287 1/20/1829 1/20/1829 Skirvin, William + Remington, Mahala by George Marshall
2773 6/9/1834 6/12/1834 Skirvin, Harrison + Mozee, Sally by Thomas Barlow
3919 11/24/1846 blank Skirvin, Daniel + Courtney, Berzilla
Harrison Co., KY Marr. Bonds 3663-4217 (SLFHL 0216886)
3919 11/24/1846 Daniel Skirvin + David Cooke; Daniel Skirvin
+ Miss Berzilla Courtney; No marr. return.
Memo: His age sworn to and her age proven by the oath of
Owen Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1836-1840 (SLFHL 0272772)
488 5/10/1840 Roan Roland+R.N. Roland; Roan Roland+Mary Ann Skirvan
(date?) John Skirvan gives consent for daughter Mary Ann 5/12/1840
581 2/11/1837 John G. Skirvan+John Whitaker; John Skirvin+Cornelia Whitaker
Owen Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1849-1853 (SLFHL 0272775, SJFHC 5284)
5 5/31/1849 Jacob Skirvan+Rowan Roland; Jacob Skirvin+Catharin Hicks
93 5/17/1851 Thomas Yancey+W.T. Foster; Thomas Yancey+Emily Skirvin
118 12/31/1851 Henderson Miller+John Skirvin; Henderson Miller+Mary Skirvin
Owen Co., KY Marr. Bonds 1859-1863(sec. actually covers into 1865)
17 3/31/1859 Daniel Skirvin+R.S. Smith; Daniel Skirvin+N.J. Smith
Owen Co., KY Recorded Marriage Certificates 1819-1852
(SLFHL 0272769, SJFHC 5237)
163 Jacob Skirvin + Catherine Hicks 5/31/1849 by Cornelius Duvall
188 Henderson Miller + Mary Skirvan 12/31/1851 by F. Rees
Owen Co., KY Marr. Cert. 1852-1863 (SLFHL 0272769)
70 William Wright(19) + Martha Skirvan(18) 9/12/1854 by Benjamin Reed
page numbering ends here
William C. Skirvin(24,b. Gallatin Co.) + Clarissee Wilson(26) 6/27/1858
by B. Garnett(Baptist)
Dan Skirvin + N.J. Smith 3/31/1859[ages not given] by James Williams
Jeptha Skirvin(25,Grant)+Nancy P. Partton(21) 3/28/1860
by J.M. Theobald(Baptist)
Owen Co., KY Marr. Cert. 1856-1858 (SLFHL 0272774)
(Film actually contains some records to 1861)
54 6/27/1858 William C. Skirvin(24,Gallatin Co.)+Clarissa Wilson(26)
Owen Co., KY Marr. Bonds (SLFHL 0272775)
3/31/1859 Daniel Skirvin + N.J. Smith; bm. R.S. Smith;
[Note: signature of Daniel Skirvin matches on all
Pendleton Co., KY Marriage Index 1799-1962 (SLFHL 0272797)
license marriage file/ vol page
12/26/1807 12/27/1807 1/145 1 19 Clark, James + Skirvin, Nancy
6/9/1817 6/12/1817 3/12 1 65 Skirvin, Joel + Harrison, Polly
2/14/1820 2/14/1820 3/137 1 105 Lawless, John + Skirvin, Peggy
Pendleton Co., KY Marriage Bonds 1799-1809 (SLFHL 0272802)
330 12/26/1807 James Clark+Moses Holaday; James Clark+Nancy Skirvin;
Cons: 12/23/1807 John Skirvin gives consent for dau.
Nancy to marry James Clark; Wit: Moses Holaday +
Pendleton Co., KY Marriage Bonds 1810-1815 (SLFHL 0272802)
99 6/26/1811 Consent notes for marriage of Elijah Owens+Polly
Hendricks; Wit: Daniel Harrison, Absalom Skirvin,
Grant Co. KY Births 1852-1859,1904,1907 (SLFHL 0216824)
11/15/1852 Thomas Skirvin M Wm Skirvin, Mahala Remmington
3/6/1853 Wm H. Skirvin M Wm Skirvin, Mahalee [last name not given]
7/29/1855 Robt. L. Skirvin M Joel Skirvin, Sarah Craig
Grant Co., KY Deaths 1854-57,1859-60,1904 (SLFHL 0216824)
11/15/1852 Dan. H. Skirvin 50 days M child Jacob Skirvin
3/4/1853 Wm H. Skirvin 4 M r.+b.Grant Co. Wm+Mahala Skirvin
2/3/1855 Jane Skirvin 34 F r.+b.Grant Co. Jno.+Elisth. Conyers burnt
Cemeteries of Adams Co. (IL), Vol. IV, Gilmer-Honey Creek-Keene-Houston
Townships, Great River Genealogical Society, Quincy, IL, 1989.
p33, Lot 5
Lawless, John d. 5/3/1865 age 69y 10m 23d
Margaret d. 11/20/1868 age 68y 11m 10d, wife of John Lawless
Grant Co., Kentucky Tombstone Inscriptions, Vol. II (SLFHL 0530368)
Skirvin Cem., Osborne Road, near Dry Ridge
3 Joel Skirvin/b.(illegible)/d. June 26, 1861
Carter Cem., Osborne Road, near Dry Ridge
3 Cornelius Skirvin/b. March 20, 1844/d. Jan 26, 1892
4 Aminty/wife of Parker Thompson/d. July 18, 1892/age 84y2m21d
Parker Thompson/d. Sep 30, 1884/age 77y7m15d
Emeline/Wife of W.H. Carter/b. Apr 11, 1817/d. Sep 6, 1864
Williamstown Cem. (SLFHL 0530369)
57 Mary Ann Skirvin/1844-1919
Jennie Skirvin/Nov. 25, 1853/Jan. 1, 1944
The Williamstown Cem., Vol. 1, Virgil Chandler, Sr., Williamstown, KY,
The Grant Co. Hist. Soc., 1987.
x Skirvin, A.P. 1858-1942
x Skirvin, Susan E. 1866-1925
Grant Co. Cemeteries, Vol. 3, Virgil Chandler, Sr., Williamstown, KY.
The Grant Co. Hist. Soc., 1988.
"Old Skirvin Family Graveyard", p40
Located about 1.6 miles from KY 22 on the Warsaw Rd.
x Skirvin, Mahala 10/24/1808 - 4/25/1875
x Skirvin, William 5/15/1803 - 6/3/1873
Old Skirvin Family Graveyard
[Personally read inscriptions. Have photographs. Note the
difference in dates from Chandler's book.]
William Skirvin/Born/May 18, 1803/Died/Jan. 5, 1872
Mahala/wife of William Skirvin/born/Oct. 24, 1808/died/Apr 25, 1875
Obit. of A.P. Skirvin
Grant Co. News, Fri, Nov 13, 1942, information from Tom Hutzelman
A.P. Skirvin, 84 years of age, retired farmer, died at the residence of his
daughter, Mrs. Garvey Fortner at Cross Roads, Nov 8th after an illness of 3
weeks. The deceased was a large land owner and one of the country's most
successful farmers during the active years of his life. He was a member of
the Grassy Run Baptist Church. Last rites were held from the Lawrenceville
Baptist Church at 11 o'clock Nov 11th by Rev. Forest Taylor, interment was in
the Williamstown Cemetery by Elliston & Stanley.
Survivors are his daughter, Mrs. Fortner; a half brother Alonzo Burns of
Holbrook; and the following grandchildren: Sanford Fortner, Erlanger; Charles
Fortner, Cross Roads; Robert Fortner, Covington; Mrs. Woodrow Knight of
Covington; and a great-great-granddaughter(sic) Sue Ellen Knight.
Index to Kentucky Wills to 1851, The Testators
x Skirven, John Sen. Grant A 370 1832
Gallatin Co., KY Will Book G (SLFHL 0509027)
p49. Will of Clayton Skirvin; 3/1/1868 prb. 10/19/1868; Wife Rebecca
Rebecca<sic> Skirvin; dau. Nancy Nichols; son R.L. Skirvin; son Joel
J. Skirvin; dau. Louisa W. Rowe; son A.L. Skirvin; dau. Rebecca J.
Castleman; son H.C. Skirvin; dau. Mary W. Stackhouse; son W.C. Skirvin;
Exr: H.C. Skirvin + Wm. C. Skirvin; Signed Clayton Skirvin; Wit: James
Willeford + Robert M. Spencer.
Grant Co., KY Will Book A (SLFHL 0266214)
p252. Sale Bill, Enoch Skirvin's property 10/27/1828.
p369. Will of John Skirvin, Sr. 10/24/1828
prb. 5//1832; Son Clayton + Ablisom<sic> Skirvin shall take charge of
my wife Mary Ann; [Have copy of will]
Grant Co., KY Will Book D (SLFHL 0266215)
p127. Settlement of est. of William Hicks/Hix; 4/4/1857; Catherine Skirvin,
now the wife of Jacob Skirvin, was the mother of 6 chn by her former
husband, William Hicks: Martha, Nancy (who lives with her husband Daniel
Skirvin), Joseph, Roxanna, Samuel, and Sarah E.; Admr: Thos. Clarke.
Grant Co., KY Will Book E (SLFHL 0266215)
p335. Sale Bill for Joel Skirvin 7/25/1864;
Mentions Absalom Skirvin.
p453. Will of Absalom Skirvin; 6/20/1861, cod. 7/31/1865, prb. 12/16/1865;
Son William, daus. Arminta Thompson, Emeline Carter, grandson Zacharia T.
Skirvin, sons Harrison, Joel, grandson James Skirvin son of Daniel Skirvin,
daughter Sophia Harris, son Daniel Skirvin; Exr: son William Skirvin.
p474. Sale Bill for Absalom Skirvin 1/2/1866; Mentions Edward Osborn,
Alexander Skirwin<sic>, Morgan Simpson besides above.
Owen Co., KY Will Book D 1847-1858 (SLFHL 0272764)
p384. Last Will + Testament of Owen Holladay 1/7/1853 prb.2//1853;
Wife Mary; His children named but irrelevant to me.
Owen Co., KY Will Book E 1856-1869 (SLFHL 0272765)
p156. Last Will + Testament of John Skirvin; will not dated;
prb. 8//1859; Wife Polly Ann; Son Thomas; Other heirs William,
Elizabeth, Susanah, Mary, Ann (Mary Ann?), Harvey C., Martyy, Edward,
Nathan, William, Enoch, + Jacob; Wifes dau. Emley<Emby?>; Signed
John Skirvin; Wit: Roan Roland, G.W. OBanion.
Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds, Jillson, "Court of Appeals Deeds - Grantors"
County date book page watercourse
Skirvin, Robert L. Gallatin 12/29/1840 27 176 none
Grant Co., KY Deed General Index Books A-K 1820-1861 (SLFHL 0266205)
z B/96 Skirvin, Joel to W.C. Johnson
z B/179 John+Absalom from S. McMillan + @
z B/298 Ablsom<sic> to John Skirvin
z B/371 John Sr. to Absalom Skirvin
z B/430 Clayton(Gallatin Co.) from W.C. Johnson
z B/436 John+wf Mary Ann to Absalom Skirvin Relqt.
B/446 Absalom to William Skirvin
C/147 +Harrison from J. OHara
C/206 Clayton from J.C. Brown
C/387 C. from I.B. Dillon + @
C/487 Wm. from J. OHara
D/77(99?) A. from J. Harrison POA
D/227 A. to Baptist Church
D/239 A. to R. Fortner
D/393 A. from R.S. Coleman
D/403 J. to Joel Skirvin mort.
D/418 A. from J. OHara
D/424 A. to O. Fortner
E/393 Clayton(Gallatin Co.) from T. Brown's heirs
x E/472 Joel Skirvin+Lawless to C. Skirvin POA
E/501 W. to M. Theobald cert.
F/194 William+wf Mahala to W. Price
F/204 John J. from E. Steward
F/257 Absalom to Archibald Harris, Sr. heirs
F/431 " from W. Oder
F/484 Absalom+wf Sally from Parker Thompson
F/488 William to John Harris
F/496 " from W.C. Johnsons hrs
F/572 Absalom from W.C. Johnsons hrs
F/637 J. from C. Sechrist
G/123 Wm. from C.B. Johnson
G/174 J. to G.W. Nichols
G/306 C. to R. Elliston
G/389 Joel + @ to W.G. Conrad
G/561 Harrison to Willis Marksberry
H/147 J.J. from B.N. Elliston
H/447 A. from L. Myers
H/448 Wm. from L. Myers
J/399 Harrison+Jeptha to Kerr+Rankin mort.
J/401 " from "
K/23 Wm. from John Carnes + @
K/49 A. to S. Doud
K/202 A. to Ben Stewart
K/362 William from Jno. W. Kirby
K/554 A. to Wm. Skirvin
K/563 Wm. to G.W. Ferrell
K/628 H.+J. to Wm. Points
x K/633 C. from Scrogin,Skirvin,+Sallee
K/634 Wm. and John Skirvin agreet.
K/634 John and W. Smith
Grant Co., KY Deeds Book E 1841-1845 (SLFHL 0266209)
p174. Richard Fortner on 24 Nov 1838 filed suit in Grant Co. Circuit Court
against the heirs of John Skirvin, dec'd ...; Tract of land conveyed to
Richard Fortner by A. Vallandingham, commissioner, acting on behalf of the
heirs of John Skirvin, dec'd. Deed, 27 Aug 1842, between Master Commissioner
in behalf of the heirs of said John Skirvin dec'd (towit) Absalom Skirvin,
Clayton Skirvin, William Skirvin, James Remington and Elizabeth his wife
(late Skirvin), William Downs and Polly his wife late Skirvin, James Clark
and Nancy his wife late Skirvin, Lewis M. Simpson and Susan his wife lage
Skirvin, John Lawless and Peggy his wife late Skirvin, William Chapman and
Sally his wife late Skirvin, Moses Holiday and Susan<sic> his wife late
Skirvin, George Skirvin, Joel Skirvin, the unknown infant heirs of Enoch
Skirvin dec'd by Asa Vallandingham his Guardian adletum and Bazel Owen and
Lewis M. Simpson of the first party and said Richard Fortner of the second
part; Deed produced in court 27 Aug 1842 and recorded 17 Dec 1842.
p472. 1/9/1841 POA; Joel Skirvin + John Lawless, Adams Co., IL, + heirs
of John Skirvin dec'd.
Grant Co., KY Deeds Book K 1859-1861 (SLFHL 0266212)
p633. 2/8/1858 rec. 10/8/1861; John G. Scroggin for himself + as
attorney in fact for H.C. Skirvin of the St. of Missouri + W.W. Sallee
of Co. of Grant + St. of KY of the 1st part; Clayton Skirvin of the
Co. of Gallatin + St. of KY of the 2nd part; 73 acres on Brush + Eagle
Owen Co., KY Deeds Index 1819-1961 Grantors R-Z (SLFHL 0272753, SJFHC 5516)
Year Grantor Grantee Inst Book Page Desc
x 1863 Daniel+William Skirvin+@ William Skirvin " P 278 100 A Eagle Cr
Owen Co., KY Deeds Book P 1861-1864 (SLFHL 0272761)
p278. 5/8/1863 rec. 5/8/1863; N.C. Tunis, Daniel Skirvin, Wm. Skirvin,
+ Joseph Jewitt; Wm. McGibney; Case in Owen Co. Circ. Court., N.C.
Tunis plaintiff against Daniel Skirvin, Wm. Skirvin, Joseph Jewitt,
+ Wm. McGibney; $232.30 for 100 acres on Eagle Cr. in Owen Co. being
the same land sold to Wm. S. Skirvin by Jas. O'Hara and wife.
Grant Co., KY Circuit Court Index 1820-1868
Transcribed at the KY State Archives
Oct 185 Skirvin, Danl vs Nancy Skirvin 106
Grant Co., Kentucky Court Order Book A l820-1834 (SLFHL 0266216)
July Court 1820
13 7/10/1820 John Skirvin,Senr. allowed to condemn one acre of his land on
Fork Lick Creek.
April Court 1822
48 4/8/1822 Absalom Skirvin apptd Justice of the Peace.
January Court 1828
223 1/14/1828 Absalom Skirvin apptd Sheriff.
February Court 1828
224 2/11/1828 Absalom Skirvin took oaths of office of Sheriff.
225 2/11/1828 William Skirvin apptd deputy to Absalom Skirvin.
October Court 1828
242 10/13/1828 John Skirvin apptd adm of estate of Enoch Skirvin,Dec'd.
244 10/14/1828 The last will + testament of Enoch Skirvin produced + proved
by Lewis M. Simpson one of the subscribing witnesses.
John Skirvin, who had been apptd adm for estate of E. Skirvin,
stepped down in favor of William Huffman who is the executor
named in the will.
May Court 1832
364 5/14/1832 The last will + testament of John Skirvin,Dec'd produced in
court. Absalam Skirvin + Clayton Skirvin apptd adm of estate
of John Skirvin,Dec'd.
February Court 1833
393 2/11/1833 Polley Skirvin mentioned as widow of John Skirvin.
Grant Co., KY Court Order Book B 1834-1845 (SLFHL 0266216)
October Court 1837
155 10/9/1837 Elizabeth Jane Harrison infant orphan of John Harrison,Dec'd
above the age of 14 years chose Absalom Skirvin as her
Mexican War Pension Files Index, Nat. Archives Film T317
Skirvin, Enoch + Eliza, Ore, 3/21/1887 C4523
Kentucky History Illustrated
Ed. 7 p763
Sarah J. Skirvin (m. John Carnes) dau. of William Skirvin (m. Mahala
The KY Gazette 1787-1800
Vol. VII, #II, 9/28/1793, p81
John Skervin found a stray near Lexington .
Vol. VIII, #XX, 1/31/1795, p114
John Skirvin, regarding a bond to Charnock Self in Lexington.
Bio. of Thomas T. Lawless
Quincy and Adams Co.(IL), Vol. II, The Lewis Pub. Co., Chicago
and NY, 1919.
Thomas T. Lawless was born in Grant Co., KY, March 21, 1834, of old VA
stock. His parents were John and Margaret (Skirvin) Lawless. When their son
Thomas was two years of age, in 1836, the family came to Adams Co. John and
his wife died there, he in 1865 and she in 1868.
Thomas T. Lawless was one of ten children. In 1862 he enlisted in the
Seventy-Eighth IL Infantry. He was mustered out in 1865 and had been a POW at
Richmond and at Andersonville.
Mr. Lawless died Feb. 28, 1897.
In Dec., 1872 he married Miss Ann M. Ferguson. Mrs. Lawless was born in
Burton Twp April 11, 1846. She is a dau. of John and Emily J. (Pollock)
Ferguson, natives of OH, but married in Edina, MO. Mrs. Lawless has a brother
Russell, married with 3 daus. Clara, her sister, is the wife of James Lawless
and has 5 sons and 2 daus. Her sister Helen is the widow of Dr. David Landon
and has a dau.
Mrs. Lawless is the mother of 3 sons, John Y. the oldest, married Nellie
Wagner and their daus. are Ethel R. and Hazel J.; Frank Lawless; Howard
married Mary Grubb and has a dau. Helen J. born in 1914.
Bio. of H.C. Skirvin
Hist. of Adams Co., IL, Murray, Williamson, & Phelps, Chicago,
H.C. Skirvin, res. Coatsburg, is the son of Clayton and Rebecca Skirvin;
was born in Gallatin Co., KY June 4, 1825 and married Paulina Thompson. She
was born in Lewis Co., MO June 1, 1837. She is the mother of two children:
Ira H. born Dec 23, 1855 and Marian L. born Feb. 17, 1862. Mr. Skirvin's
father was a native of KY and his mother of TN. They lived in KY until 1868,
when they both died.
Bio. of Hamilton Skirvin
Hist. of Adams Co., IL, Murray, Williamson, & Phelps, Chicago,
Hamilton Skirvin was born in Grant Co., KY Dec. 31, 1822. He came to this
county in the fall of 1833. He was married to Eliza Markwell. She was born
in Flemming Co., KY, 1823. They have one living child, James H. They are
members of the Baptist Church (old school); emigrated from KY to this
immediate neighborhood, where he has resided since. His father moved into a
little log house with David Harrison, 16x18, and there were from 15 to 20 in
George Skirvin War of 1812
Cert. 8999, Claim No. 2031
3/29/1813 Drafted into Capt. Archibald B. Morrison's Co., Col. Dudley's
Regiment of KY Militia at Georgetown, KY.
Was in Battle of Dudley's Defeat, was then captured by Indians.
5/10/1813 Discharged at the Mouth of the Huron River, OH.
1814 Again served, as substitute for Harrison Stableton in Capt.
James Dudley's Co. under Col. Francisco's Regt. of KY
Discharged at Urbanna, OH soon after peace was made.
3/14/1871 "Declaration of Surviving Soldier for Pension" filed by
George Skirvin of Monroe Co., IN, wife is deceased.
4/10/1879 Died, age 86.
Kentucky Ancestors KY Historical Soc. V19#1 July 1983
Query: HOLLADAY, SKIRVIN: Celia Skirvin's family was from around
Lexington, KY. Celia Skirvin was born 27 April 1779, married in 1810
to Moses Holladay. They later lived in Illinois. Want information
about Celia's parents. Mrs. A.J. O'Connor, 240 Chestnut St., Apt. 205,
Long Beach, CA 90802.
[Corresponded with Mrs. O'Connor]