Clarence Hassam Scruggs

5 September 1901–8 March 1985 (Age 83)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Clarence Hassam

When Clarence Hassam Scruggs was born on 5 September 1901, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Scruggs, was 51 and his mother, Hannah V. Hamrick, was 38. He married Effie Elizabeth Blanton on 22 December 1921, in Cleveland, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Township 7 Sandy Run, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Township 2, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 8 March 1985, in Boiling Springs, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Clarence Hassam Scruggs
Effie Elizabeth Blanton
Marriage: 22 December 1921
David Albert Scruggs
Janie Sue Scruggs
Ernest Hassam Scruggs
Carl Blanton Scruggs
Betty Jean Scruggs
Rachel Lee Scruggs

Spouse and Children

22 December 1921
Cleveland, North Carolina, United States


    David Albert Scruggs


    Janie Sue Scruggs


    Ernest Hassam Scruggs



    Betty Jean Scruggs


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scroggs .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hassam Schruggs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence H Scruggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence H Scruggs in household of David Scruggs, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.