When Mary C Skaggs was born in January 1849, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, her father, Solomon Skaggs, was 59 and her mother, Tabitha Middleton, was 32. She married George Elliott Tackett on 1 October 1876, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 5 Moccasin, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 4, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1900.
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 .