Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cousin Aaron Burr

With all the hoopla over the Broadway show Hamilton, it is worth remembering that U.S. Vice-President Aaron Burr (1756-1836), who shot founding father Alexander Hamilton in their July 11, 1804 duel in Weehawken NJ, was a member of our family. … Continue reading

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Fought at Bunker Hill?

Dr. Henry Skilton (also known as Skelton), my sixth great grandfather, was born in St. Michael’s, Coventry, England on Nov. 19, 1718. According to the book Doctor Henry Skilton and His Descendants, published by the Skilton family in 1921, ┬áhe … Continue reading

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