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Scaggs Early Origins



The surname Scaggs was first found in Huntingdon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Scaggs Spelling Variations


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Scaggs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeggs, Skeges, Skegg, Skecks, Skeck and others.

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Scaggs Early History


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Scaggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scaggs research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Scaggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scaggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scaggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scaggs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Walter Skaggs, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1904; Julia Skaggs, aged 57, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1904; Mrs. C. P. Skaggs, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1903.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scaggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scaggs (post 1700)



  • Noelle Scaggs, American singer-songwriter
  • William Royce "Boz" Scaggs (b. 1944), American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, known for his hits "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle"
  • Austin Scaggs, American music critic and a contributing editor for Rolling Stone magazine, son of Boz Scaggs

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Scaggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scaggs Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 July 2015 at 08:21.

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