Seventh Generation


1626. Freeman Monroe Skaggs was born on 2 April 1851 in Madison County, Arkansas.56,444 He died on 17 October 1933 at the age of 82 in Madison County, Arkansas.444 Freeman's obituary reads:

Freeman Skaggs, Old Citizen Dies Suddenly at Hindsville

Freeman M. Skaggs, age 82 years, died suddenly Tuesday (October 17, 1933) morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Everett Clark of near Hindsville. He had eaten a hearty breakfast, appeared as well as usual and was walking across the yard to do a chore when he fell dead. Heart failure is presumed to have been the cause. Funeral services were conducted by Jerry Simpson at the Baptist church in this city Wednesday afternoon and interment was made in the Huntsville cemetery.

Mr. Skaggs was one of the best known citizens of the county, of which he was a native and a life loing resident. He was born near Huntsville, April 2, 1851. He was married October 22, 1871 to Nancy Jane Adams, who died about 12 years ago. Besides the daughter, Mrs. Clark,, with whom he had made his home the past eight years, he is survived by three sons, William C. of Idabel, Okla, Erwin of Broken Arrow, Okla, and Corley of Huntsville, all of whom were present at the funeral; also surviving him are four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Adair and Mrs. Otto Heflin of St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. A. B. Sanders of Webber Falls, Okla and Mrs. Lydia Hudson of Seattle, Wash. He was buried at Huntsville Cemetery in Madison County, Arkansas.444 Freeman has reference number RM 23194.

Freeman Monroe Skaggs and Nancy Jane Adams were married on 22 October 1871.444 Nancy Jane Adams, daughter of Joseph Adams and Sarah Vanay, was born on 18 March 1849 in Virginia.444 She died on 4 June 1922 at the age of 73 in Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas.444 Obituary:

Mrs. F. M. Skaggs of near Huntsville, who had been in feeble health for several months, died Sunday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Everett Clark, Nears Hidsville, where she had been visiting a short time. Paralysis was the immediate cause of her death. Interment was made in the Huntsville cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Rev. A. B. Carlock conducting the funeral service. The deceased is survived by her husband, four sons and two daughters. She was also known as Jennie.444 Obituary:

Mrs. F. M. Skaggs of near Huntsville, who had been in feeble health for several months, died Sunday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Everett Clark, Nears Hidsville, where she had been visiting a short time. Paralysis was the immediate cause of her death. Interment was made in the Huntsville cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Rev. A. B. Carlock conducting the funeral service. The deceased is survived by her husband, four sons and two daughters. Nancy was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Madison County, Arkansas.444

Freeman Monroe Skaggs-23194 and Nancy Jane Adams-23215 had the following children:

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William Conley (Newton Conley) Skaggs was born in 1872 in Arkansas.444

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Ann E. Skaggs was born in 1875 in Arkansas.444

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Earnest Skaggs-23220.

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John F. Skaggs was born in October 1883 in Arkansas.444

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Clinton B. Skaggs-23222.

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Thadius Corley Skaggs-23223.

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Lida M. Skaggs-23224.

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Erwin Skaggs (private).