Here's where I am at right now on my search from the old family Bible.
There's a native American in Oklahoma named born 1868 - Gabriel Ship She-Wah-No
Date of Birth: abt 1868 Age: 33 Gender: Male Tribe: Citizen Pollawatonie Agency: Sauk and Fox State: Oklahoma Last Census Number: 221 Census Date: 1 Jun 1901 Household Members: Gabriel Ship She-Wah-No 33
Now it's just backing tracking him I think..... Still Looking.
Virginia - ESSEX COUNTY - Orders 1725-9,
p.81, 17 January 1726/7, It is ordered that Richard Tyler, Junr., be summoned to appear at next Court to answer the petition of Letty an Indian woman.
p.245a, 20 August 1728, Letty, an Indian woman, against Richard Tyler, Junr., ... We the Jury find that the Plt. is a free Woman.
Essex County - Orders 1736-1738,
p.128, 19 July 1737, Richard Tyler, Gent., making it appear to the Court that Frank a free negro is not capable to bring up her children in a Christian manner. It is therefore ordered that the same be certified to the Church Wardens of Southfarnham Parish that they may bind out the sd children according to Law.
Richard Tyler, Gent., informing the Court that he has in his possession a free negro girl named Betty whose mother is dead ... Church wardens of South farnham Parish may bind out the said girl.
Will Book 9, 1750-1754, p.84, Memorandum. Frank a free Indian who died 5 August 1751...gave to Capt. Tyler her four youngest children Sarah, George, Humphrey, and Betty until they attain to the year of twenty one each and all her estate upon condition that Capt. Tyler pay her debts and bury her which deposition she made the Tuesday before her death and desired me to take notice as witness. signed John Minter, Catherine Tyler. August 8, 1751. Proved 20 August 1751
Family bible 1895 has Hugh listed as Hugh Humphrey Gilbert Kipper
The bible has listed the following people.
1. Lety Ship a Indian Slave was born in Va. died in Va.Lety married to a Indian/Injun
2. Frank Shiper born in Va. died in Va.
3. Geo. SKiper born in Va. died in NC
4. Hugh Humphry G. Skiper was born in Va. died in NC
5. Addam SKiper was born in Va died in NC
6. Hugh Gabriel GilbertSkipper was born in NC he died in SC married to Sarah or Sallie (?) Skipper born in SC. died in SC.
Orders 1751-1752, p.75, 20 August 1751, The nuncupative will of Frank a free Indian was proved by the oaths of John Minter and Catherine Tyler the witnesses. Ordered the Church wardens of South Farnham Parish bind Martin (an orphan of free Frank deceased) to John Minter who is to learn him the trade of carpenter.
ditto, Sarah, George, Humphrey & Betty free Indians & orphans of said Frank.
American Genealogical-Biographical Indexwww. ancestry.com Gilbert Skipper 175? South Carolina - Gilbert Skipper Birth Date 175? Birthplace South Carolina Volume 160 Page Number 203 Reference Heads of Fams. at the first U.S. census. SC. By U.S. Bureau of the Census. Washington, 1908. (150p.) 46 - Source Information Godfrey Memorial Library, comp.. American Genealogical - Biographical Index database on-lineProvo, UT, USA The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Original data Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA Godfrey Memorial Library.
1759-61, p.116, 18 February 1760, Ordered the Church wardens of South Farnham Parish bind Adam a Free Indian the Child of Free Letty according to Law.
p.145, 21 April 1760, Adam a child of Letty a free Indian woman, adjudged to be six years of age which is ordered to be certified. Ordered the Church wardens of South Farnham Parish bind out Adam a child of Letty a free Indian woman according to Law.
1763-1764, 16 August 1763, p.16, Ordered the Church wardens of Southfarnham Parish do bind Frank orphan of Indian Letty according to Law.
Hugh Humphrey Gilbert Skipper was sold in Va and sent to NC. Thats what the bible has written in it.
1776 SC Archives -
****************My Ancestor ***********Series Number: S108092 Reel: 0135 Frame: 00138 ignore: 00 Date: 1776 C. OR LATER Description: SKIPPER, GILBERT, ACCOUNT AUDITED (FILE NO. 7068) OF CLAIMS GROWING OUT OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Names Indexed: SKIPPER, GILBERT //
SC Hugh Skipper in 1790 Cheraw Census - Hugh Gilbert Skipper b abt ? married to ?Dicey or ?Vicey. Children 1. Jesse J. b 1825 2. Martha A. b 1832 3. Sarah Lucretia b 1834 4. Hagan M.b 1836 5. Jane T. b 1840 6. Margaret b 1840 7. Thomas James b 1842 8. Stephen H. b 1844 9. Samuel C. b 1846 10. James b 1858 - 1790 Census * My Ancestor
Gilbert Skipper Cheraw Chesterfield County SC - my ancestor firstname.lastname@example.org
1798 SC Archives - *************My Ancestor ********* Series Number: S213192 Volume: 0037 Page: 00119 Item: 03 Date: 1798/09/21 Description: SKIPPER, GILBERT, PLAT FOR 150 ACRES ON BOGGY SWAMP, CHERAW DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY WILLIAM LIDE FOR PHILIP DOSSET ON NOVEMBER 26, 1789. Names Indexed: SKIPPER, GILBERT / DOSSET, PHILIP/LIDE, WILLIAM / Locations: BOGGY SWAMP/PEE DEE RIVER/CHERAW S DISTRICT Type: PLAT/ email@example.com
1832 - Treaty - Fort Armstrong made on the 15th September 1832
Ship-she-wuh-no, his x mark,
NOTE Who were his children?
Who was his wife?
I find it fascinating that my ancestor is just below????????
SC - *****My Ancestor Gilbert Skipper ******** Series Number L10018 Year 1835 Item 0001A ignore: 00 Date 1835/07/07 Description SKIPPER, HUGH VS JOHN ARSON, JUDGMENT ROLL. Names Indexed SKIPPER, HUGH / ARSON, JOHN / - Hugh Skipper
My Line firstname.lastname@example.org
According to the 1840 census there was a Hugh Skipper and a Gilbard/Gilbert? Skipper. - Are Theytwo Diff. men in Diff areas of SC ?????Yes they are. - Hugh Gabriel Gilbert Skipper
Albert Ross Ship-she-wahn-no Birth: 1863 Native American
born 1868 -
Gabriel Ship She-Wah-No Date of Birth: abt 1868 Age: 33 Gender: Male Tribe: Citizen Pollawatonie Agency: Sauk and Fox State: Oklahoma Last Census Number: 221 Census Date: 1 Jun 1901 Household Members: Gabriel Ship She-Wah-No 33