When Celia Skaggs was born on 9 March 1847, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry D Skaggs, was 25 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.
English: variant of Skeggs, itself a variant, with post-medieval excrescent -s, of Skegg, a nickname from an unrecorded Middle English skegg ‘beard’ (Old Scandinavian skegg), for someone with a beard. Compare Scaggs .