Willa H. Skaggs

31 March 1911–1989 (Age 77)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Willa H.

When Willa H. Skaggs was born on 31 March 1911, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James A Skaggs, was 34 and her mother, Lena Cornelia Bunt, was 29. She had at least 1 son with Walter Isaac Scott. She lived in Mitchell, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Bellevue Election Precinct, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died in 1989, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 78.

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Walter Isaac Scott
Willa H. Skaggs
Francis Lorean Scott

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    Martha Louise Skaggs



    Zoretta E. Skaggs


    Lisa V. Skaggs



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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 11

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Willa Skaggs in household of James A Skaggs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willa Skaggs in household of James A Skaggs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willa Scott in household of Walter Scott, "United States Census, 1940"

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