Delpha Skaggs

March 1877–
Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Delpha

When Delpha Skaggs was born in March 1877, in Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Daniel David Skaggs, was 24 and her mother, Paulina Ison, was 21. She married Benjamin Lester Binion on 28 March 1914, in Rowan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930.

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Benjamin Lester Binion
Delpha Skaggs
Marriage: 28 March 1914
Ray Binion
Arnold Wallace Binion

Spouse and Children

28 March 1914
Rowan, Kentucky, United States


    Ray Binion


    Arnold Wallace Binion


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 15

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Delpha Scaggs in household of Danel Scaggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delphia Binion in household of Luther Binion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Deltha Binion in household of Laster Binion, "United States Census, 1930"

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