Alton Narce Deggs

26 January 1931–17 June 2003 (Age 72)
Corrigan, Polk, Texas, United States

The Life of Alton Narce

When Alton Narce Deggs was born on 26 January 1931, in Corrigan, Polk, Texas, United States, his father, Joe Narce Deggs, was 26 and his mother, Velma Gassiott, was 22. He lived in Polk, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, Polk, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 17 June 2003, in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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Alton Narce Deggs
Zillah Morris

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    Velma Gassiott





    infant Deggs


    Geraldine Deggs


World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 18

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 19

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Begg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alton Deggs in household of Norris Deggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alton Deggs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Alton N Deggs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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