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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)



More information is included under the topic Early Staggers 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: 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. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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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