Descendants of George Skipper
Generation No. 1
1. GEORGE1 SKIPPER was born Abt. 1750.
Notes for GEORGE SKIPPER:
In a book called Colony of North Carolina 1735-1764 Abstracts of Land Patents I found a-George Skipper March 21 1742- 200 acres in Craven County on the N side of Neuse River joining the Mouth of a Branch, the fork of a branch, and the river The autors name is Margaret M Hofmann .
Children of GEORGE SKIPPER are:
i. ABRAHAM2 SKIPPER, b. Bet. 1775 - 1780, North Carolina; d. 1819, Brunswick County North Carolina; m. MARY ? POTTER.
Notes for ABRAHAM SKIPPER:
1. Jacob W. Leonard qualified to the Brunswick Co., N C Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions as the administrator of the estate of Abraham Skipper on January 27, 1819. The bond of $2,000 was posted by J W Leonard, Micah Sullivan, and Henry Willets.
2. The above document shows that Abraham died intestate.
1. September Term, 1829--John W. Skipper petitions the court to appoint persons to divide the land of Abraham Skipper, who died about 1819, among his eight heirs. He states the eight heirs are Nathaniel, Rebecca, Silas, Sophia, David, Jacob, Drucilla, and the petitioner John W. Skipper. Refer to message #613 on this forum for a transcript.
2. Referring to message #717 on this forum, the son Nathaniel Skipper was born August 7, 1792.
3. The patent for the 100 acres granted to Abraham is available from the NC Archives.
4. On January 26, 1819 the Court ordered that Letters of Administration for the estate of Abraham Skipper be issued to Jacob W. Leonard.
5. The letters are actually issued on January 27, 1819. The bondsmen are (Micah? Uriah?--the writing is deteriorated)Sullivan and Henry Willets. Refer to message #730 on this forum.
6. Also on January 27, 1819, the court ordered that Jacob W. Leonard be authorized to sell all the goods and chattels of Abraham Skipper.
7. On April 26, 1819, Jacob W. Leonard returned the inventory of the Abraham Skipper estate to the court.
8. On February 2, 1820, the court appointed Silas Skipper to be the guardian of David Alfred Skipper and Jacob Skipper, and that he enter into a bond of three hundred dollars with J W Leonard and Jno T Sullivan.
9. On February 2, 1820, the court appointed J W Leonard to be the guardian of Drucilla Skipper and John Wiley Skipper, and that he enter into a bond of two hundred dollars with Joseph Russ and Pitt W Robeson.
More About ABRAHAM SKIPPER:
Census 1790: Brunswick County North Carolina
ii. BARNABUS "BARNY" SKIPPER,SR, b. Bet. 1775 - 1780, North Caolina or South Carolina; d. Bet. 1840 - 1850, Butler County Alabama; m. TEMPERANCE ?, Bet. 1805 - 1808, South Carolina; b. Bet. 1780 - 1785, South Carolina; d. Aft. 1860, Butler County Alabama.
Notes for BARNABUS "BARNY" SKIPPER,SR:
Document #: 32133
Issue Date: August 18, 1837
Acres: 159.875 Land Office: CAHABA
Section 21 Twp 10 Range 16
Document #: 34033
Issue Date: July 28, 1838
Acres: 39.92 Land Office: CAHABA
Section 15 Twp 10 Range 16
Land located on Skipper Wll Branch (now)Butler and Crenshaw Co.lines,west of Honoraville.
State: ALABAMA Acres: 39.92 Issue Date: 8/18/1837 Land Office: Cahaba Mineral Reservations: No Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Document Nr.: 32134 Accession/Serial Nr.: AL1760__.195
SESW 15/ 10-N 16-E Meridian- St Stephens AL Butler,and Crenshaw Counties Alabama
More About BARNABUS "BARNY" SKIPPER,SR:
Burial: Routon Cemetery (now Crenshaw County Alabama)
Census 1840: Butler County Alabama
Census 1850: Butler County Alabama
Notes for TEMPERANCE ?:
Damascus Baptist Church - Butler Co., Alabama
The following is an excerpt from Rev. J. W. Joyner's book, A History of the Baptists in Butler County
DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH
From an old record we quote the following as to time organized, by whom, and the names of the charter members:
"The State of Alabama, Butler County, Whereas, at a meeting held by Jesse LEE in the neighborhood of Friendship meeting house, it pleased the great head of the church to pour out his spirit on the people so that many turned to the Lord. And the persons whose names are recorded below have been baptized upon a profession of their faith in Christ by Elder Jesse LEE,missionary for the Alabama Baptist Association, we, Jesse LEE and James HARGWOOD, an ordained deacon, formed a presbytery and constituted a regular Baptist Church on the 25th day of Stepember A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty-Seven, upon the declaration of faith published by the names of Damascus." This was signed by Jesse LEE, clerk pro-tem, and James HARGWOOD.
Following is a list of the charter members: Henry A. STAGGERS, John THOMAS, Ashley AMBROS, John PICKET, Jacob THORNTON, Kinchen RHODES, Singleton BALEY, Henry PICKET, George WARREN, James THORNTON, John UPTON, Dauson W. LANE, Ely THORNTON, John THOMAS Jr., William SCARBROUGH, Stephens F. ANDRESS, Zebalon DICKSON, John McLEAN, Richmon BEDGOOD, Jacob TURNER, John McCULLOUGH, John T. HENDERSON, William J. THOMAS, Henry C. FULLER, John T. McTUIN, Daniel McCORMICH [prob. McCormick], John L. MIXON, Jasper BADGERS, Margaret C. THOMAS, Anky THOMAS, Mary STAGGERS, Levinia GRIFFIN, Christian GAYLER, Mary RABUN, Elizabeth PICKET, Hannah THORNTON, Drucilla WILLIAMS, Temperance SKIPPER, Caroline THOMAS, Martha UPTON, Amanda RODGERS, Nancy THORNTON, Tobitha SCARBROUGH, Deltha RABUN, Elizabeth RABUN, Nancy McLEAN, Sarah BAIGE, Rosa Ann DICKSON, Massy COOK, Isabella McCORMACK, Manala SPURLOCK, Quean ARD, George Ann ARD, Jane LINTON, Rachel McULLOUGH, and Loley CURRY.
More About TEMPERANCE ?:
Census 1850: Butler County Alabama-Leon & Rainsville community,living with son Silas
More About BARNABUS SKIPPER and TEMPERANCE ?:
Marriage: Bet. 1805 - 1808, South Carolina
iii. JOHN E SKIPPER/SCIPPER, b. Bet. 1787 - 1800, South Carolina; d. Bet. 1860 - 1870, Crenshaw County Alabama; m. SARAH "SALLIE" HENOTE; b. Bet. 1805 - 1809, South Carolina or Georgia; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880, Crenshaw County Alabama.
More About JOHN E SKIPPER/SCIPPER:
Census 1850: Butler County Alabama Beat 3
Census 1860: Butler County Alabama - Precinct 6 Friendship community
More About SARAH "SALLIE" HENOTE:
Census 1870: Crenshaw County Alabama-Twp 9 ,living with her son John W Skipper
iv. ISAAC W. SKIPPER, b. Bet. 1790 - 1795, North Carolina or South Carolina; d. Abt. 1832, Brunswick County North Carolina; m. (1) ANNA ?; m. (2) PENINIA BENTON.
v. SAMUEL "SAM" SKIPPER, b. Bet. 1800 - 1810, South Carolina; d. Jun 1869, Crenshaw County Alabama in Twp 10; m. UNKNOWN; d. Bet. 1855 - 1860.
More About SAMUEL "SAM" SKIPPER:
Census 1840: Butler County Alabam
Census 1860: Butler County Alabam-near the Friendship Post Office
Death by: Intermittent Fever