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REF: Skinner Kinsmen Update 1996 vol. 14 #1 pg.9.
Gideon, son of Gideon, was born in Colchester,
Connecticut, February 5. 1738, died March 26, 1813. He
was a private in Captain David TAYLOR ' s company,
Lieutenant-Colonel John COLLIN's (Berkshire company)
regiment; enlisted October 13, 1781, discharged October
27, 1781, serving twelve days; marched by order of
Colonel Jobn HULL, on an alarm, to the northward. He
married Abigail (RAWSON), widow of Silas PARTRIDGE.
She was born at Malden, Massachusetts, March 6, 1743,
died September 29, 1814, daughter of Samuel and Sarah
(CHAPIN) RAWSON, granddaughter of William and Ann
(GLOVER) RAWSON, and great granddaughter of Edward
RAWSON, first secretary of the colony of Massachusetts.
Sarah CHAPIN was a descendant in the fifth generation of
Deacon Samuel CHAPIN and his wife Cicely, early settlers
of Springfield, MA. Their son, Josiah CHAPIN, married
Mary KING. Their son, Captain Seth CHAPIN, married
(2nd) Bethiah THURSTON. Their son, Seth (2), married his
cousin, Abigail ADAMS, of Braintree, Massachusetts,
daughter of Josepb and Mary Chapin ADAMS, and aunt of
President John Adams.
More About GIDEON SKINNER:
Fact 1: REF: D.A.R., Lineage book, page 252.