Thomas Anderson Skaggs Jr

June 1841–1905 (Age 63)
Victor, Fayette, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Anderson

When Thomas Anderson Skaggs Jr was born in June 1841, in Victor, Fayette, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas L Skaggs, was 32 and his mother, Julia Ann Hunter, was 29. He married Louisa Virginia Jones about 1865, in Victor, Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Mountain Cove District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1905, in Ansted, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fayette, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Anderson Skaggs Jr
Louisa Virginia Jones
Marriage: about 1865
Amanda Jane Skaggs
George Linfield Skaggs
Arminta Mabel Skaggs
Albert Patton Skaggs
Julia Ann Skaggs
Martha Emma Skaggs
Mary Eleanor Skaggs

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1865Victor, Fayette, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 3
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 20
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    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.

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    Sources (37)

    • Thos A Skaggs, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Thomas A Skaggs, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • T A Skaggs, "United States Census, 1870"

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