Abraham B. Staggs

Brief Life History of Abraham B.

When Abraham B. Staggs was born about 1798, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Charles Staggs, was 44 and his mother, Mary Clementine Wells, was 36. He married Winifred Carroll about 1812, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 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
Cornelius Staggs
Maria Staggs
Abraham J Staggs
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"
  • Abriham Staggs, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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

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

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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