Joseph Skeggs

1805–14 April 1807 (Age 2)
Chigwell, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Skeggs was born in 1805, his father, William Skeggs, was 39 and his mother, Mary Knight, was 35. He died on 14 April 1807, in Chigwell, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 2.

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William Skeggs
Mary Knight
Mary Ann Skeggs
Benjamin Skeggs
William Skeggs
Susannah Skeggs
James Skeggs
Joseph Skeggs
Elizabeth Skeggs
Matilda Skeggs

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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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  • Joseph Skaggs, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Joseph Skeggs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Skeggs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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