The Founders of Hartford
John Skinner, an original proprietor ; his home-lot in 1639 was on the west aide of Main St., a little below
the present comer of Pearl St. ; but this was given to Richard Olmsted (q. v.), he receiving in exchange a lot on
the highway, now Trumbull St.; juror, 1639; m. Mary, den. of Joseph Loom* of Windsor; d. in 1650, and his widow m. (2)
Nov. 13, 1651, Owen Tudor, of Windsor.-Ch.: i. Mary, b. 1637; m. Robert Reeve, of Hartford. ii. Ann, b. 1639 ; m.
John Colt. iii. John, b. 1641 ; m. Mary, dau. of Joseph Easton ; d. in Hartford, Sept. 15, 1690. John Talcott, in his
will, Aug. 12, 1659, mentions his kinsman, John Skinner, as living in his service, and as John Talcott's
mother was Anne, dau. of William Skinner, it is probable that John Skinner, Sr., came from Braintree, Co. Essex.
iv. Joseph, b. 1643; m. April 5, 1666, Mary Filley, of Windsor; settled in Windsor. v. Richard, b. 1646 ; m. and lived
in Hartford, but his descendants removed to Colchester.