Categories: American Revolution.
"MITCHELL BASKINS (son of James) 1778-82 in Revolution; 1780-87 taxed as freeman; 1788 in will and deed; 1790's land sold by sheriff; 1790 Census 2-1-1; 1793 militia, 1800 Census four sons, one daughter; 1809 Apr 10 died at Baskinsville. Tombstone reads "Mitchell Baskins died Apr 10, 1809 aged 54 years, 6 months, 4 days." His wife's reads "Margaret Baskins died Dec 9, 1814, aged 45 years, 5 months, 4 days". Soon after the death of his father, Mitchell married Margaret who was likely the daughter of Cornelius Atkinson, a neighbor. Their first son, James, was born Nov 9, 1789. In 1804 Mitchell Baskins helped to found the Presbyterian Church at Duncannon. His inherited land was sold by the sheriff and taken by Frederick and David Watts. The only Baskins left around by then were Mitchell and Robert, who came from Ireland." 
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