Celia Skaggs

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

The Life Summary of Celia

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.

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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

  • Marriage
    4 February 1864Taylor, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1848
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: 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: 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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Scaggs

    Sources (16)

    • Celia Skaggs in entry for John R Bell, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Celia Skaggs in household of Jane Skaggs, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Celia Bell in entry for J R Bell and Sadie Mccubbin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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