Charles Wesley Staggs

Brief Life History of Charles Wesley

When Charles Wesley Staggs was born on 13 March 1853, in Fox, Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Franklin Staggs, was 52 and his mother, Mary Ann Jordan, was 34. He married Nancy Jane Williams on 23 January 1874, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wallingford, Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and District 2, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 3 December 1934, in Sandford, Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fleming, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles Wesley Staggs
Nancy Jane Williams
Marriage: 23 January 1874
James Dudley Staggs
Goddard Staggs
Lillie Staggs
Early Staggs
Ollie Thomas Staggs
Tullie Staggs
William M Staggs
Myrtle Staggs

Sources (22)

  • Charles Staggs in household of Polly Staggs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles M. Staggs, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Chas. W. Staggs, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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