Celia Skaggs

9 March 1847–2 January 1937 (Age 89)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Celia

When Celia Skaggs was born on 9 March 1847, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry C Skaggs, was 26 and her mother, Virginia Jane Underwood, was 27. She married James Jefferson Bell on 4 February 1864, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Otter Creek, LaRue, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Buffalo, LaRue, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 2 January 1937, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Larue, Clay, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Jefferson Bell
1846–1915
Celia Skaggs
1847–1937
Marriage: 4 February 1864
Bell
1866–
Rosetta "Betty" Bell
1867–1951
Henry E Bell
1870–1953
Andy Bell
1871–
Julia Ann Bell
1873–1958
John Richard Bell
1877–1957

Spouse and Children

    James Jefferson Bell

    Male1846–1915Male

    Female1847–1937Female

MARRIAGE
4 February 1864
Taylor, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Henry C Skaggs

    Male1821–1894Male

    Virginia Jane Underwood

    Female1820–1865Female

siblings

(4)

    Nancy M Skaggs

    Female1837–1865Female

    Jane Skaggs

    Female1843–1856Female

    Female1847–1937Female

    Polly A. Skaggs

    Female1848–Female

World Events (8)

1850

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1850: LaRue, Kentucky, United States
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 25

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Skegg, which Reaney and Wilson describe as a nickname from Old Norse skegg ‘beard’; curiously, though, the modern surname occurs chiefly in Hertfordshire, with very little evidence of it in the north, where it might be expected to be concentrated.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Celia ? Bell in household of Jefferson Bell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Celia Bell in household of James J Bell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ceily Bell in household of Jefferson Bell, "United States Census, 1880"

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