Essie Pearl Scruggs

1898–12 February 1983 (Age 85)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Essie Pearl

When Essie Pearl Scruggs was born in 1898, in North Carolina, United States, her father, David Scruggs, was 49 and her mother, Hannah V. Hamrick, was 36. She lived in Township 2, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Shelby Twp, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1983. She died on 12 February 1983, in Boiling Springs, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Boiling Springs, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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David Scruggs
Hannah V. Hamrick
Etta Scruggs
Sallie E Scruggs
Aquilla Emma Scruggs
Jonathon Ellis Scruggs
Essie Pearl Scruggs
Clarence Hassam Scruggs

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 20

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 25

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Scruggs in household of Etta Scruggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Essie P Scruggs in household of David Scruggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Essie P Scruggs in household of David Scruggs, "United States Census, 1920"

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