Lucy Skillings

F, #59566, (circa 4 June 1792 - 10 September 1881)
Father-CandidateFather Skillings b. s 1758
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with John Wood:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36270759. Photo by Linda Walls.
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Lucy Skillings, born in Maine circa 4 Jun 1792 (g.s.)1, married John Wood.2
     The 1850 census recorded John "Woods" (a. 55, farmer, r.e. $2000), wife Lucy (a. 48), daughter Elizabeth (a. 19), and the family of tenant farmer Joseph Smith (with wife Jane and 3 children) in their household at Freedom, New Hampshire. Next door was the household of John Brooks, whose son Gardner would marry their daughter Elizabeth Wood in 1858.3
     John Wood died 26 Mar 1873, a. 79.4 Lucy died 10 Sep 1881 (g.s.), a. 89-3-6.1 They are buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom2, where her stone is inscribed, Gone to rest.1

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH20 | 20 | John Woods | 55 | M | Farmer | 2000 | ME
Lucy " | 48 | F | ME
Elizabeth " | 19 | F | NH
Joseph Smith | 34 | M | Farmer | NH
Jane " | 29 | F | NH
Mary " | 9 | F | NH | attended school
John " | 6 | M | NH | attended school
Daniel " | 5 | M | NH | attended school3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270759.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36270693, #36270759.
  3. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, John Woods.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270693.

John Wood

M, #59567, (circa 22 January 1794 - 26 March 1873)
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with Lucy Skillings:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36270693. Photo by Linda Walls.
Photo by Linda Walls 36270693
John Wood, born in Maine circa 22 Jan 1794 (g.s.)1, married Lucy Skillings.2
     The 1850 census recorded John "Woods" (a. 55, farmer, r.e. $2000), wife Lucy (a. 48), daughter Elizabeth (a. 19), and the family of tenant farmer Joseph Smith (with wife Jane and 3 children) in their household at Freedom, New Hampshire. Next door was the household of John Brooks, whose son Gardner would marry their daughter Elizabeth Wood in 1858.1
     John died 26 Mar 1873 (g.s.), a. 79-2-43, and Lucy 10 Sep 1881, a. 89.4 They are buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom2, where his epitaph reads, Heaven hath thy spirit, | The world thy memory, | The earth thy body.3

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH20 | 20 | John Woods | 55 | M | Farmer | 2000 | ME
Lucy " | 48 | F | ME
Elizabeth " | 19 | F | NH
Joseph Smith | 34 | M | Farmer | NH
Jane " | 29 | F | NH
Mary " | 9 | F | NH | attended school
John " | 6 | M | NH | attended school
Daniel " | 5 | M | NH | attended school1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, John Woods.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36270693, #36270759.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270693.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270759.