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From: "Calvin and Judy Ingram" <>
Subject: Children of James and Rachel Skaggs -- James, born abt 1734
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 18:57:51 -0700


Hi All,
Picking up with what has been gathered on the children of James and Rachel
Skaggs. Here is what has been gathered for James Skaggs, born abt. 1734.

Descendants of James Skaggs
Generation No. 1

1. JAMES SKAGGS [Ref.1,2,3,4,5,6] was born Abt. 1734 in Virginia [Ref.7,8]
and died Bef. 1816 in Green County, Kentucky Or St. Louis District, Missouri
[Ref. 9,10]. He married (1) MARY [Ref. 11]. He met (2) LEAH ??? [Ref. 12,13]
1776 in Nelson County, Kentucky.

Notes for LEAH ???:
From: Bob Vandyne <>
To:
Subject: James SKAGGS' Station
To SKAGGS rooters all;
"Note: I would like to express my appreciation to everyone who has
contributed
SKAGGS' rec. A special thanks to Geo. HARDING who located the quitclaim of
Leah CARTER in a Nelson Co. Deed Bk. James SCOTT of Louisvile shared his
beautifully organized SKAGGS recs. with me. Mrs. Juanita LUTTRELL & Mr. &
Mrs. Mitchell O. SKAGGS were generous with their SKAGGS material."
Children of JAMES SKAGGS and MARY are:

i. JAMES SKAGGS[Ref. 14,15], b. Abt. 1752; d. January 1814, Hardin County,
Kentucky[Ref.16]; m. NANCY MAYSE [Ref.17].

Notes for JAMES SKAGGS:
>From the Green County Review Volume 1, #1, October 1980
"James SKAGGS, s/o the founder of SKAGGS' Station lived in Hardin Co [later
Hart Co], on Linn Camp Ck. on a tract of land granted him by 2 treasury
warrents. This James SKAGGS was also a Baptist preacher. Fellow minister,
Rev. Wm. DOWNS wrote a slin volume of hyms & poems. Song #69 is "On the
Rev. James SKAGGS,who departed this life Jan,1814." Sentimental & often
straining rhyme, the poem,nevertheless shows the affestion & regard in which
the Rev. James SKAGGS was heald,both by coworkers & members of his flock."
"Nancy SKAGGS was granted the admx. of her dec'd husband's eatate in Hardin
Co on 10th of Oct,1814. James SKAGGS (probably a son) & Joseph PEPPER signed
her bond."
Green Co. Deed Bk. 9, pgs. 500-502, dated 9 Oct,1820
"The children of James SKAGGS, jr are as given -
Matthew, James, Sally PEPPER, Lydia HOOVER, Nancy SKAGGS, Wm. SKAGGS,
John SKAGGS, Stephen SKAGGS, Mary SKAGGS, Moses SKAGGS, & Lettice
SKAGGS. A grandson, Stephen SKAGGS is also listed as an heir. Stephen was
s/o James' son Henry SKAGGS, who evidently died before his father.
ii. MARY SKAGGS [Ref. 18], b. Abt. 1753; m. MOSES SKAGGS, May 04, 1796,
Nelson County, Kentucky [Ref.19].

iii. STEPHEN SKAGGS [Ref. 20], b. Abt. 1764, Virginia; d. December 14, 1814,
Kentucky [Ref. 21]; m. NANCY ANDERSON OR ANDREWS [Ref. 22], September 03,
1799, Nelson County, Kentucky [Ref. 23].

Notes for STEPHEN SKAGGS:
Information obtained from James Skaggs Station Article, also articles found
in various issues of the Green County Review:
"Stephen SKAGGS another s/o the founder of SKAGGS' Station had md. Nancy
ANDERSON in Nelson Co. on 3 Sep,1799. He was evidently also a Baptist min-
ister as Rev. DOWNS wrote Song #67 "On the death of Stephen SKAGGS".
Green Co. Cir. Court suit #5676 concerns the settlement of Stephen SKAGGS'
estate.
His wife was listed as Nancy, which indicates a 2nd marriage. The date of
his
death is given as about the yr. 1814."

Green Co. Deed Bk. 9, pgs. 500-502, dated 9 Oct,1820.
The children of Stephen SKAGGS are listed as - Henry, James, Stephen, Polly
STINNET, Jane SKAGGS, Sally SKAGGS & Betsy SKAGGS.
iv. WILLIAM SKAGGS24,25, b. December 20, 1757, Horse Pasture, North Carolina
[Ref. 26]; d. August 20, 1848, Green County, Kentucky [Ref. 27]; m. (1) MARY
SIMPSON [Ref. 28], 1778 [Ref. 29]; m. (2) POLLY PIERCE [Ref. 30], September
27, 1802, Green County, Kentucky [Ref. 30].

Notes for WILLIAM SKAGGS:
WILLIAM SKAGGS D.A.R.
William Skaggs born Dec. 20 1757 died Aug. 20, 18??
Married Mary Simpson 1778 then Polly Pierce
Indian Spy for Virginia D.A.R. Vol 117

William H. SkaggsĀ married a Bellen Yancy, Culpepper Co. Va. ? date
William Skaggs was listed with Richard Skaggs, David Skaggs and Joseph
Skaggs receiving land grants in Barren County Kentucky south of Green River
south of Lick Creek
v. HENRY SKAGGS [Ref. 31,32], b. Abt. 1760; d. Bef. 1816; m. NANNIE [Ref.
33].

Notes for HENRY SKAGGS:
Green Co. Deed Bk. 9, pgs. 500-502, dated 9 Oct,1820.
The children of Henry SKAGGS are identified as - James, Jermiah, Stephen,
Sally GRAYHAM, Joseph SKAGGS & Nancy SKAGGS.
vi. RACHEL SKAGGS [Ref. 34,35,36], b. 1770, North Carolina [Ref. 37,38]; d.
Aft. 1870, Probably Green County, Kentucky; m. MOSES ETHERTON [Ref. 39], May
18, 1789, Nelson County, Kentucky [Ref. 40,41].

vii. JENNY SKAGGS [Ref. 42], b. Abt. 1772; m. JOHN LEWIS [Ref. 43], March
26, 1790 [Ref. 43].

viii. LOVELESS SKAGGS [Ref. 44], b. Abt. 1775; m. JAMES MCVAY [Ref. 45],
March 10, 1800, Nelson County, Kentucky [Ref. 45].

ix. JEREMIAH SKAGGS [Ref. 46], b. Abt. 1771, Virginia [Ref. 47]; m. (1)
REBECCA MAYSE [Ref. 47], December 14, 1792, Nelson County, Kentucky [Ref.
48]; m. (2) ROSANNA.

Endnotes

1. Green County Review, Quarterly Publication of the Green County, Fall
1982, Page 27. Wes Skaggs, 1752 Chesapeak Place, Arroyo Grande, Californian
93420.

2. Green County Review, Quarterly Publication of the Green County, Volume 1,
Number 3.

3. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

4. Broderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 6, Ed. 1, Release date:
August 22, 1996, Tree 404.

5. Green County Court Records, Green county Court House: File #387l, Named
in court as the brother of Moses Skaggs.

6. Skaggs Rootsweb Articles, Article submitted by Bob Vandyne, that he
looked up in Volume 8, #3, 5 October 1793(He believes a newspaper on two
separate listings). Tells of Elopment of James Skaggs and Leah Carter.
Rootsweb e-mail Dated 6 March 1998. Part of his Rootweb articles discussing
James Skaggs Station.

7. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,.

8. Green County Review, Quarterly Publication of the Green County, Volume 1,
Number 3.

9. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,.

10. Green County Review, Quarterly Publication of the Green County
historical Society, Volume 4, Number 1, James Skaggs, Station Article. This
article is later re-quoted from another source who says James died in the
District of St. Louis, Missouri in 1811.

11. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,.

12. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, Info from Vicki Chrysler
Royalty web site.

13. Skaggs Rootsweb Articles, Article submitted by Bob Vandyne, that he
looked up in Volume 8, #3, 5 October 1793(He believes a newspaper on two
separate listings). Tells of Elopment of James Skaggs and Leah Carter.
Rootsweb e-mail Dated 6 March 1998. Part of his Rootweb articles discussing
James Skaggs Station.

14. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, Info from Vicki Chrysler
Royalty web site.

15. Green County Court Records, Deed Book 9, Pages 500-502, Dated October
1820.

16. Hardin County Records, 10 October 1814, Nancy Skaggs was granted admx.
of her deceased husbands estate in Hardin County. This write-up from a
portion of James Skaggs Station records as from letter of 3 July 1974 by
Albert Jones of Scottsburg, indiana to James Scott of Louisville, Kentucky.

17. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, Info from Vicki Chrysler
Royalty web site.

18. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

19. Nelson County Marraige Records.

20. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

21. Ida M. Lancaster, Book: "The Skaggs Carousel", (Revised and Reprinted in
1997).

22. Green County Court Records, Information obtained from James Skaggs
Station Article, also articles foundin various issues of the Green County
Review: "Stephen SKAGGS anothers/o the founder of SKAGGS' Station had md.
Nancy ANDERSON in NelsonCo. on 3 Sep,1799. He was evidently also a Baptist
minister as Rev. DOWNS wrote Song #67 "On the death of Stephen SKAGGS".
Green Co. Cir. Court suit #5676 concerns the settlement of Stephen SKAGGS'
estate. His wife was listed as Nancy, which indicates a 2nd marriage. The
date of his death is given as about the yr. 1814."

23. Ida M. Lancaster, Book: "The Skaggs Carousel", (Revised and Reprinted in
1997).

24. Green County Court Records, Green county Court House: File #387l, Named
in court as the son of James Skaggs.

25. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

26. Family Bible Records of James Pierce., (Last in possession of Mrs.
Leonard T. Harris.).

27. From Headstone.

28. Web Site - (Various), http://members.aol.com/TRoyalty/Royalty.html,
Skaggs families listed.

29. Book: Kentucky Ancestors (Various Volumes), Volume 6, #2, October 1970,
Page 82, From Family Bible records of James Pierce (born 1818).

30. Family Bible Records of James Pierce., (Last in possession of Mrs.
Leonard T. Harris.).

31. Green County Review, Quarterly Publication of the Green County, Fall,
1982, Page 27. Wes Skaggs, 1752 Chesapeak Place, Arroyo Grande, Californian
93420.

32. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

33. Web Site - (Various), http://members.aol.com/TRoyalty/Royalty.html.

34. 1850 Green county, Kentucky Census.

35. Green County Court Records, Green county Court House: File #387l, Named
in court records as the daughter of James Skaggs. She was named as Rachel
Etherton, daughter of James Skaggs.

36. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

37. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,.

38. Information Provided by W. T. Cheatham, 1619 Eton Way, Crofton.

39. 1850 Green county, Kentucky Census.

40. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,.

41. Nelson County Marraige Records.

42. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

43. Ida M. Lancaster, Book: "The Skaggs Carousel", (Revised and Reprinted in
1997).

44. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

45. Ida M. Lancaster, Book: "The Skaggs Carousel", (Revised and Reprinted in
1997).

46. Compiled and Published by Dr. Harold E. Ragle in 1971, Book: The Ragles
of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Kansas,, From the Internet files of
Vicki Chrysler Royalty in August 1997.

47. Skaggs Rootsweb Articles, From: WmRVincent
<>.

48. Nelson County Marraige Records.

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