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Skaggs Early Origins



The surname Skaggs 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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Skaggs Spelling Variations


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Skaggs Spelling Variations



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

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Skaggs Early History


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Skaggs Early History



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

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Skaggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skaggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skaggs 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 were:

Skaggs Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. C. P. Skaggs, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Alex Skaggs, aged 20, who emigrated to America, in 1903
  • C. P. Skaggs, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Edward Walter Skaggs, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Julia Skaggs, aged 57, who landed in America, in 1904
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Skaggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skaggs (post 1700)



  • William A. Skaggs, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972
  • Vera Meadows Skaggs, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Texas City, Texas, 2000
  • Sandra Skaggs, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008
  • Sally Harris Skaggs, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1994
  • Raymond Skaggs, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Madison County, 1964
  • Joseph R. Skaggs, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Fayette County, 1940; Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 11th District, 1952
  • John Skaggs, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Texas City, Texas, 1994, 1996, 1998
  • James C. Skaggs, American Democrat politician, Elected Missouri State House of Representatives from Reynolds County 1964
  • Jack Skaggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964, 1972
  • Franklin D. Skaggs, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Texas City, Texas, 2004
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Skaggs


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Suggested Readings for the name Skaggs



  • A Perspective on the Family Skaggs by Lucille Sparks-Edwards.
  • Skaggs: the Right to be Proud by Ida M. Lancaster.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Skaggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skaggs 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 1 December 2015 at 06:02.

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