Absalom Skirvin

Male 1783 - 1865  (82 years)


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  • Name Absalom Skirvin 
    Born 1783  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1865  Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I974  Treespot
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 

    Father John Skirvin,   b. Abt 1748,   d. Abt May 1832  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Kitchen,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Abt 1832  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Family ID F3901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah "Sallie" Harrison,   b. Abt 1785,   d. Abt 1859  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1804  Fayette, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Harrison Skirvin,   b. 15 May 1803,   d. 3 Jun 1873, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Harrison B. Skirvin,   b. Abt 1806, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1861  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Arminta Skirvin,   b. 27 Apr 1808, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1892, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Joel Skirvin,   b. Abt 1813, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1864, Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     5. Sophia Skirvin,   b. Abt 1815, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Jun 1861, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     6. Emeline Skirvin,   b. 11 Apr 1817, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1864, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     7. Daniel Skirvin,   b. Abt 1826, Grant County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1783 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1865 - Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Absalom Skirvin
    Absalom Skirvin
    History written by his 4x great graddaughter, Michelle Vardiman Fansler

    Sources
    1810 Census Record Kentucky, Pendleton County
    1810 Census Record Kentucky, Pendleton County
    Absolam Skirvin 2 - - 1 - 2 - - 1 - - -
    Found on ancestry.com
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
    Number of Household Members Under 16: 4
    Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
    Number of Household Members: 6
    shows they had 2 boys and 2 girls under age 10 in 1810.
    1820 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    1820 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    Head of Household: Absolem Skirvin
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Grant, Kentucky
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3 Joel, age 7, ?
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 2 William, age 16, Harrison age 14
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 Absalom, age 37
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 3 Sophia, age 5, Emaline age 3
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1 Arminta, age 12
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 Sallie, age 35
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 16: 9
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 11
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 11

    This shows 11 people in the household, parents, 5 boys up to age 15, and 4 girls up to age 15
    1830 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    1830 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    Head of Household: Absolem Skirvin
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Grant, Kentucky
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
    Total Free White Persons: 7
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7

    shows 7 people in the household, parents and
    3 boys ages 10-29 and 2 girls ages 10-14
    1840 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    1840 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    Head of Household - Absalom Skirvin, ages 50-59
    1 Free white female, ages 50-59, wife?
    2 Free white males, ages 20-29 (2 sons?)
    1 Free white female, ages 20-29 (1 daughter?)

    1850 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    1850 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County
    Head of Household - Absolem Skirvin, age 67, male, born in Virginia
    Wife - Sally, age 65, female, born in Virginia
    Son - Joel, age 37, male, born in Kentucky (Joel's sons below)
    Grandson - Cornelius Skirvin, age 7, male, born in Kentucky
    Grandson - Zachariah, age 3, male, born in Ketucky
    Daughter - Sophia Harris, age 35, female, born in Kentucky

    Head of Household - Parker Thompson, age 42, male, born in Kentucky
    Wife - Arminta, age 41, female, born in Kentucky
    Son - Thomas Thompson, age 20, male, born in Kentucky
    Daughter - Louisa, age 4, female, born in Kentucky
    1860 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County, Dry Ridge
    1860 Census Record Kentucky, Grant County, Dry Ridge
    Head of Household - Absolem Skirvin, age 80, male, farmer, born in Virginia
    Daughter - Sophia, age 45, female, born in Kentucky
    Grandson - Zachariah Skirvin, age 12, male, born in Kentucky
    Son - Daniel Skirvin, age 40, male, farmer, born in Kentucky
    Granddaughter - Sarah Skirvin, age 9, female, born in Kentucky
    Grandson - James Skirvin, age 5, male, born in Kentucky


    Head of Household - William H Carter, 44 years, Farmer, Value of Real Estate 2250, Value of Personal Estate 1000, born in Ohio
    Wife - Emeline, 43 years, born in Kentucky
    Children:
    Martha J - 21 years, born in Kentucky
    Thomas E - 20 years, born in Kentucky
    William P - 17 years, born in Kentucky
    Charles - 16 years, born in Kentucky
    Arbelle - 14 years, born in Kentucky
    Sarah - 13 years, born in Kentucky
    Angeline - 11 years, born in Kentucky
    Harrison A - 8 years, born in Kentucky
    Absolem - 6 years, born in Kentucky
    Ninnian - 4 years, born in Kentucky
    Benjamin M - 2 years, born in Kentucky


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