Abraham B. Staggs

about 1798–
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham B.

When Abraham B. Staggs was born about 1798, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Charles Staggs Sr., was 38 and his mother, Mary Polly Wells, was 35. 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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Family Time Line

Abraham B. Staggs
1798–
Winifred Carroll
1798–
Marriage: about 1812
George W Staggs
1822–1910
Samuel Staggs
1825–
Howel Staggs
1828–
Winnie Staggs
1829–
Alfred Staggs
1833–
Henry L. Staggs
1836–
William B. Staggs
1839–
Cornelius Staggs
1823–
Maria Staggs
1826–
Abraham Lincoln Staggs Sr.
1830–1900
Carrol Staggs
1832–
Elizabeth Staggs
1834–
Amy Staggs
1835–
Marinda Staggs
1835–
William E. Staggs
1835–1914

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1812Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Stagg

    Sources (4)

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

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