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Descendants of Peter Skaggs

Generation No. 1

      1. Peter2 Skaggs (Zachariah1)1 was born 1765 in Tazewell County, Virginia1, and died October 21, 1841 in Martha, Lawrence County, Kentucky1. He married Martha Catherin Patrick Cothron1,2,3 June 24, 1788 in Montgomery County, Virginia4,5. She was born 1774 in Wilkes County, North Carolina5,6, and died 1865 in Lawrence County, Kentucky7.

Notes for Martha Catherin Patrick Cothron:
Martha Patrick Cothron (aka Martha Patrick Cohun, Martha Cathrin Patrick, Martha Cothron, "Marthey") was born in 1755 in Wilkes County, NC from Cherokee Tribe. Source: Family message board, Message #331, Sunday, June 18, 2000 from Teresa Ann (Skaggs) Doyen

Marriage Notes for Peter Skaggs and Martha Cothron:
Marriage Bond:
Known all men by these present that
we Peter Skaggs & William Leister are
held firmly bound unto the Governor of
Virginia for the time being and his (this) Successors
the sum of 4.50 (could be 50 pounds) current money to _____
which payment _____ truly to be made
we bind ourselves _____ heirs ____ jointly
severally (?) firmly by these presents (present) seal
with our seals _______ this 24th day of
of June 1788. The condition of this obligation
is such that whereas the above
bound Peter Skaggs hath this day _____
_______ his marriage with Marthey
Cohun being of their reprise (?) be no just cause
to obstuct this marriage then this obligation
to be void or else to remain in full force

Wm Lester Peter X Scags (Seal)
Wm Trigg (his mark)
Children of Peter Skaggs and Martha Cothron are:
+ 2 i.   Lewis3 Skaggs, born 1788 in Montgomery County, Virginia; died October 1859 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
+ 3 ii.   Nancy Skaggs, born 1792 in Virginia; died Unknown.
  4 iii.   Martha Skaggs, born Abt. 1796; died Unknown.
  5 iv.   Rachel Skaggs, born Abt. 1796; died Unknown.
+ 6 v.   John Patrick Skaggs, born 1796 in Virginia; died March 06, 1857.
+ 7 vi.   Solomon Skaggs, born 1797 in Virginia; died Unknown.
+ 8 vii.   Jeremiah Skaggs, born 1799 in Virginia; died Unknown.
+ 9 viii.   Moses Skaggs, born 1802 in Virginia; died Unknown.
+ 10 ix.   Peter L. Skaggs, born 1803 in Virginia; died Bef. July 24, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
  11 x.   Isabelle (Belle) Skaggs, born 1804; died Unknown.
+ 12 xi.   Christrian Skaggs, born 1808 in Kentucky; died Unknown.
+ 13 xii.   Rutha Skaggs, born 1811 in Kentucky; died Unknown.
+ 14 xiii.   Linnie Skaggs, born 1816 in Kentucky; died Unknown.

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