======================================= Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 =======================================
EDMUND SKIFF was born in Hume, Allegany Co., NY, June 17th, 1827. His father was Myron Skiff, a native of Otsego Co.,Ny and one of six brothers who located on a farm now owned by Mr. Skiff, a mile south of Mills's Mills, in Hume, Allegany Co., NY, where he died in Aug., 1865, deeply regretted. Sept. 12th, 1855, Mr. Skiff married FANNIE P. GOODRICH, who died May 8th, 1865. She was a daughter of Michael Goodrich, a native of Delaware Co., NY and after 1830 a resident mechanic of Hume, Allegany Co., NY. In Oct., 1871, Mr. Skiff removed to Pike, Wyoming Co., Ny, where he is a well known farmer. His mother, formerly Mary Morse, a native and at the time of her marriage, a resident of Otsego Co., NY, lives with him in Pike, Wyoming Co., NY, aged 84.