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Where did the English Scaggs family come from? What is the English Scaggs family crest and coat of arms? When did the Scaggs family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Scaggs family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeggs, Skeges, Skegg, Skecks, Skeck and others.
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.
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.
More information is included under the topic Early Scaggs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
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.
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