Skene, Philip, approximately 1720-1810

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Born in Scotland, arrived in North America 1756 with British troops during French and Indian Wars; received land patent for 29,000 acres in 1765 near Lake Champlain; established Skenesboro (now Whitehall, N.Y.); loyalist during American Revolution.

From the description of Papers, 1765-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155466738

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referencedIn McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966. Hall Park McCullough research papers, 1908-1960. Bennington Museum, Incorporated
referencedIn Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.). Military manuscripts, 1722-1848. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Van Schaack, Peter, 1747-1832. Peter Van Schaack papers, 1776-1841. Library of Congress
creatorOf Skene, Philip Wharton, 1725-1810. Papers, 1765-1789. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. person
associatedWith Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. person
associatedWith Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787. person
associatedWith Gamble, Thomas. person
associatedWith Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814. person
associatedWith King's College (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966. person
associatedWith Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. person
associatedWith Skene, Andrew Philip, 1753-1826. person
associatedWith Skene family. family
correspondedWith Van Schaack, Peter, 1747-1832. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Whitehall
New York (State)
United States
Whitehall (N.Y.)
Real property
American loyalists
Stores, Retail
Landlord and tenant
Farmers--Political activity


Birth 1720

Death 1810-10-09



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