1Lucius Barnes Barbour, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, p. 533 (1977).
"John Skinner died 1650 mar Mary Loomis who m Owen Tudor Nov 13, 1651. She died Aug 19, 1680 dau of Joseph Loomis of Windsor. Early member 1 Ch. Name on Founders Monument.
Mary b 1633 m Robert Reeve
Ann b 1635 m John Colt
John b 1637 m Mary Easton
Joseph b 1638 m Mary Filley Apl 5, 1666
Richard b 1643
An original proprietor; his home lot in 1639 was on the west side of Main St. a little below the present corner of Pearl St. but this was given to Richard Olmsted, he receiving in exchange a lot on the highway now Trumbull St. ; juror 1639. 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, daughter of William Skinner, it is probable that John Skinner Sr. came from Braintree, Co. Essex, Eng.".