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John Skuse

Male Abt 1796 - 1882  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name John Skuse  [1
    Born Abt 1796  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1882  [1
    Person ID I468  Brick Street Cemetery
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Family Ann Jennings,   b. Abt 1804,   d. 1877  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Jane Skuse,   b. 1841, Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1861, Metcalfe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
    +2. Barnabas Skuse*,   b. 1843,   d. 31 May 1890  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
    +3. Annie Skuse,   b. Abt 1845, Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 8 children
      buried at Trinity Church, Lambeth; originally Irish Catholics but became Anglican when came to Westminster
      1851 census: John Skuse, 55, Farmer, living at Westminster with wife Ann, 3 sons, 4 daughters, RC, b. Ireland
      [HCM p. 1001]: John Skuse was born in Ireland, and in 1835 came to America, settled inthe Province of Ontario, Westminster Township, Middlesex County, on the 2nd Concession, on Lot 41. He was married in his native land to Miss Jennings, who bore him these children -- Mary A., Edward, Nathaniel, Eliza, Maggie, Ann, Thomas and Barnabas. Mr. Skuse cleared the land of the heavy timber with which it was covered, and made all the improvements. Here he passed his last days. He was one of the county's best citizens, and was a prosperous farmer. He and wife were members of the Church of England.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Glen Curnoe records.

    2. [S17] Delaware/Westminster book.