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  1. Archibald SKAGGS: Birth: 3 JAN 1759 in South Carolina. Death: 21 APR 1833 in Green Co., KY

  2. Rachel SKAGGS: Birth: 31 AUG 1761.

  3. Nancy SKAGGS: Birth: 22 APR 1763.

  4. Frederick SKAGGS: Birth: 11 DEC 1764.

  5. Mary "Polly" SKAGGS: Birth: 16 SEP 1767.

  6. Thomas SKAGGS: Birth: 16 DEC 1769.

  7. Sarah "Sally" SKAGGS: Birth: 27 DEC 1771.

  8. Moses SKAGGS: Birth: 27 JAN 1774.


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a. Note:   1773: The first permanent settlers [in Tazewell Co., VA] came from Augusta and Rockbridge counties, New River and its tributaries. . . . In 1773 there were settled [among others] JAMES and CHARLES SCAGGS in Baptist Valley, five miles from site of Tazewell. --Robert Bell Woodworth, The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life (Staunton, VA: McClure Co., Inc., Publishers, 1942), xi Deposition of WILLIAM RATLIFF (27 April 1836 at the home of WILLIAM SKAGGS, Aleck Fork of Pitman Creek). I was acquainted with MOSES SKAGGS of Green County, KY. He had 4 sisters, to wit: SUSANNAH, wife of RICHARD WHIT; LYDIA, wife of MATTHIAS HARMON, ELIZABETH "Betsy," wife of JOHN HANKINS; and NANCY, wife of WILLIAM MERIDY. I was quite intimate with them in Virginia. I knew them before they married. MOSES had a brother named JOHN SKAGGS. . . I knew the brothers of MOSES SKAGGS. They were HENRY, JAMES, CHARLES, JOHN, RICHARD and JACOB SKAGGS. I knew them in Kentucky and they all raised large families. Deposition of FRANCES SAMPLES (27 April 1836). I was familiar with MOSES SKAGGS who died in Green County about 40 years ago. He had 4 sisters, to wit: SUSANNAH, wife of RICHARD WHIT; LYDIA, wife of MATTHIAS HARMAN; ELIZABETH, wife of JOHN HANKINS, and NANCY, wife of WILLIAM MERIDY. They lived in Virginia. When I knew them, MOSES had 6 brothers: HENRY, JOHN, JAMES, CHARLES, RICHARD and JACOB. http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ky/green/estates/skaggs1.txt http://www.getnet.com/~cingram/f614.htm Book 2, p.137. Will of Charles Skaggs. Written 9 February 1815. My wife, Lucy. My sons Moses, Archibald, Frederick, and Thomas. My daughters Rachel Blevens, Nancy Meredith, Polly Gray, and Sally Robertson. To Tempy Belcher, w. of Berry. To Nathan Blevens. Witnesses James Akin, Charles Blevens, Charity Howell, William G. Owens, and Zachariah Nance. Probated 22 January 1816. --Karen R. Cucchia <[email protected]@usa.conoco.com> <[email protected]@rootsweb.com>, Dec. 8, 1998, from Elizabeth Prather Ellesberry, Will Records of Green County, KY 1796-1824 SKAGGS-D Digest V99 #110, 10/19/99, Henry SKAGGS' Burial Site. An AKERS researcher sent a clipping from "The Kentucky Explorer" magazine, October 1999 issue, that features an article about the efforts of the South Central Kentucky Historical Society to mark forgotten cemeteries in the area. This article has a photo of society volunteers who have placed a sign on or near the burial place of Henry SKAGGS, the Long Hunter, located on the property of former Kentucky Governor Louie NUNN, at Hiseville Park, KY. The site is in Barren Co., KY, and near Green Co., KY, where Henry SKAGGS and Charles SKAGGS' wills are filed. Henry SKAGGS m. Mary THOMPSON, d/o John THOMPSON and Mary (unknown). I am interested in exchanging information with anyone who might know where Henry's brother, Charles SKAGGS and his wife, Lucy THOMPSON, might be buried. Mary and Lucy are sisters of my ancestor, Archibald THOMPSON, b. 1736, who left a diary, transcripts and index of which can be seen at Doug Moore's home page at http://www.public.asu.edu/~moore The SKAGGS and THOMPSON families were in Montgomery and Tazewell Counties, VA, in the mid-1700s and settled in Kentucky on the Green and Cumberland Rivers before 1800. Thanks, Jemima Gee Morse Dodd, Early American Marriages: Kentucky to 1850 (Ancestry.com) -- 1795 Jan. 31, James SKAGGS md. Anna McCOLGAN, Green Co., KY 1795 May 29, Sally SKAGGS md. Simpson MONTGOMERY, Green Co., KY 1798 Feb. 3, Charles SKAGGS md. Sarah GREVAT, Green Co., KY 1800 Feb. 10, Viney SKAGGS md. William PEMBERTON, Green Co., KY 1802 Feb. 15, Lucy SKAGGS md. John HARRISON, Green Co., KY 1803 Jan. 12, Polly SKAGGS md. Abel ELKINS, Green Co., KY 1803 Apr. 27, William SKAGGS md. Margaret HOOVER, Green Co., KY 1803 Aug. 12, Elizabeth SKAGGS md. James PEARCE, Green Co., KY 1803 Aug. 27, James SKAGGS md. Hannah HOLBROOKS, Green Co., KY 1806 Feb. 24, James SKAGGS md. --- ---, Green Co., KY 1806 Mar. 16, Nancy SKAGGS md. Joseph PEACE / PREECE, Green Co., KY 1806 May 31, Nancy SKAGGS md. Thomas WADSWORTH / WORDSWORTH, Green Co., KY


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