James Henry Scaggs

MaleApril 1855–December 1912

Brief Life History of James Henry

When James Henry Scaggs was born in April 1855, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Scaggs, was 33 and his mother, Mary, was 26. He married Narcissus Adaline Walker on 2 December 1877, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Blount, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died in December 1912, in Joy, Blount, Alabama, United States, at the age of 57.

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James Henry Scaggs
Narcissus Adaline Walker
Marriage: 2 December 1877
Mary Scaggs
Fannie Scaggs
William Acie Skaggs
Martha Viola Skaggs
Henry Grady Skaggs

Sources (12)

  • James H Scaggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Scaggs, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jim Scags, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1877Giles, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 7

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


    Age 8

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 17

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Skaggs .

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

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