John Henry Scoggins

4 June 1902–8 January 1967 (Age 64)
Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Scoggins was born on 4 June 1902, in Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States, his father, George Nelson Scoggins, was 53 and his mother, Roma Jackson, was 25. He married Vinie Faye McClaine on 21 February 1923, in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Speairs Township, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 8 January 1967, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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John Henry Scoggins
Vinie Faye McClaine
Marriage: 21 February 1923
Floyd Lee Scoggins
Lloyd Edward Scoggins
George Nelson Scoggins
Robert Henry Scoggins
Lilly Mae Scoggins
John Henry Scoggins Jr.
Earl Eugene Scoggins
Nolan Ray Scoggins
Fay Ellen Scoggins

Spouse and Children

21 February 1923
Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • John H Scoggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Johnie Scoggins in household of G N Scoggins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Henry Scoggins, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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