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Notes for Richard Skirm and Elizabeth Foulke

1700/01 As recorded in the Chesterfield monthly meeting records, Elizabeth Folkes daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Folkes, was born ye 31 day of the 11 mo 1700. [1] [2] [3]

Research Notes:

Elizabeth Foulke married Richard Skirm. [4]

Abraham Skirm, above mentioned, was a son of Richard Skirm, of Trenton, New Jersey (1682-1746), by his wife, Elizabeth (1700-1785), who was sister to Sarah Foulke, born February 28, 1703. [5]


[1] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 16, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Untitled: Chesterfield Births and Deaths, 21, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[3] "Old records of the Foulke, Skirm, Taylor, Coalman, Wooley, and Gaskill families," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 11 (1887), 207-212, at 208, [InternetArchive].

[4] Chesterfield Township Tercentenary Committee, Chesterfield Township Heritage: Burlington County, New Jersey (1964), 19, [GoogleBooks].

[5] John W. Jordan, Colonial Families of Philadelphia, Vol. 1 (New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), 840, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].