Mary C Skaggs

FemaleJanuary 1849–

Brief Life History of Mary C

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.

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Family Time Line

George Elliott Tackett
Mary C Skaggs
Marriage: 1 October 1876
Tabitha J. Tackett
about 1877–1903
Mary Ann Tackett
Rosa Tackett
Sylvia Tacket
James Alexander Tackett

Sources (10)

  • Manie Tacket in household of George Tacket, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George E. Tackett and Maria Skaggs, 01 Oct 1876, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Marie Tackitt in entry for James R Tackitt and Mauda L Phipps, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1876Elliott, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Carter, Kentucky, United States


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 32

    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.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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