Edward Lee Scruggs

Male5 March 1917–9 December 2001

Brief Life History of Edward Lee

When Edward Lee Scruggs was born on 5 March 1917, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Howard E Scruggs, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Eugenia Smith, was 25. He married Sleta Odelia Douglas on 23 January 1944, in Mississippi, United States. He lived in Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana, United States for about 5 years and Ward Four, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 December 2001, in Graceville, Jackson, Florida, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Edward Lee Scruggs
1917–2001
Baby Scruggs
1948–1948

Sources (3)

  • Eddie L Scruggs in household of Howard B Scruggs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Lee Scruggs in entry for Estelle Stewart, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Eddie Lee Scruggs in household of Howard B Scruggs, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 8

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 22

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scroggs .

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

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