Joseph Skaggs

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Skaggs was born in September 1863, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Jeremiah Skaggs, was 34 and his mother, Martha Patsy Debord, was 29. He married Hannah C Dials on 6 October 1884, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Flatgap, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 7, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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Joseph Skaggs
Hannah C Dials
Marriage: 6 October 1884

Spouse and Children

6 October 1884
Johnson, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Henry Skaggs


    Hanna Catherine Selina Lina Skaggs


    Hannah Scaggs


    Sarah Sally Skaggs



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1873: Johnson, Kentucky, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Skegg, which Reaney and Wilson describe as a nickname from Old Norse skegg ‘beard’; curiously, though, the modern surname occurs chiefly in Hertfordshire, with very little evidence of it in the north, where it might be expected to be concentrated.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Skaggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Skaggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Scaggs in household of Jerry Scaggs, "United States Census, 1880"

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