Rev William Skepper

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Rev William Skepper, son of Edward Skepper, Gent. and Mary Robinson, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Boston, Lincolnshire, England, 27 November 1597.1,2 He died at Massachusetts, before 1646.1,2

William married (1) Jane (…) at England, between 1620 and 1625;1,2 he married (2) Sarah Fisher at Boston, Lincolnshire, England, 17 January 1638/39. The ancestry of both women is unknown.1,2

Family 1

Jane (…) d. bef. Jan 1639
  • Elizabeth Skepper1 b. abt. 1626, d. aft. 1671
  • John Skepper1 b. 29 Aug 1628, d. bef. 1630
  • Mary Skepper1 b. 19 Jul 1629, d. say 1631
  • Theophilus Skepper1 b. 25 Oct 1631, d. bef. 18 Mar 1632
  • Theophilus Skepper1 b. 9 Jan 1632/33
  • Jane Skepper1 b. 9 Jan 1634/35, d. aft. 1682
  • Katherine Skepper1 b. abt. 1638, d. 29 Aug 1708

Family 2

Sarah Fisher d. aft. 1640
This person was last edited on3 Jan 2019


  1. [S106] Mary Lovering Holman, "The Skepper Family," The American Genealogist 20 (Oct 1943): 77-85, further cited as Holman, "Skepper Family."
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:637 (Skepper 21), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.