Abraham B. Staggs

Maleabout 1798–

Brief Life History of Abraham B.

When Abraham B. Staggs was born about 1798, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Charles Staggs, was 39 and his mother, Mary Wells, was 36. He married Winifred Carroll about 1812, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Abraham B. Staggs
Winifred Carroll
Marriage: about 1812
George W Staggs
Samuel Staggs
Howel Staggs
Winnie Staggs
Alfred Staggs
Henry L. Staggs
William B. Staggs
Cornelius Staggs
Maria Staggs
Abraham Lincoln Staggs Sr.
Carrol Staggs
Elizabeth Staggs
Amy Staggs
Marinda Staggs
William E. Staggs

Sources (4)

  • Abriham Staggs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Staggs in household of Riley A Brewer, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1812Tennessee, United States
  • Children (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

    Age 5

    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 32

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex and Essex): variant of Stagg , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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