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Staggers Early Origins



The surname Staggers was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Staggers Spelling Variations


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Staggers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stagg, Stagge, Staig, Stagg and others.

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Staggers Early History


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Staggers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Staggers research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1564, 1584, 1826 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Staggers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Staggers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Staggers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Ben Stagg who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773; Phillip Stagg settled in New York in 1822; Daniel Stagg arrived in Philadelphia in 1865. In Newfoundland, Edward Stagg settled in Bona Vista in 1792.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Staggers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Staggers (post 1700)



  • Margaret Anne "Peggy" Staggers (b. 1945), American politician, Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates (2007-)
  • Jonathan Leroy Staggers Jr. (b. 1948), American former NFL football wide receiver who played from 1970 through 1975
  • Harley Orrin "Buckey" Staggers Jr. (b. 1951), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia (1983-1993)
  • Harley Orrin Staggers Sr. (1907-1991), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia (1949-1981), namesake of the Staggers Rail Act
  • Mary Casey Staggers (1915-2000), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960
  • Margaret Anne Staggers (b. 1945), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 2006, 2010, 2012
  • Harley Orrin Staggers Jr. (b. 1951), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 16th District, 1980-82; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1983-93
  • Harley Orrin Staggers (1907-1991), American Democrat politician, Athletic coach; Mineral County Sheriff, 1937-41
  • Haman C. Staggers (1867-1941), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. 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.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Staggers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Staggers 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 13 November 2015 at 10:56.

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