Solomon Skaggs (1803-1868) and Patsy Prather (1805-1873)  

Last Updated 9/1/00

Solomon S. SKAGGS
b. 24 Dec 1803 in Green Co., KY, the son of William and Peggy (HOOVER) SKAGGS
m. 16 Jan 1824 in Green Co., KY
d. 10 Jul 1868 in Taylor Co., KY; bur in Zion Cemetery, Zion Separate Baptist Church, Maple, KY

Martha 'Patsy' PRATHER
b. 10 Aug 1805 in VA, the daughter of William PRATHER
d. 29 Jul 1873 in Taylor Co., KY; bur in Zion Cemetery

Solomon was a Baptist preacher. There are a couple of interesting stories about Solomon Skaggs that I'll post soon. I also have pictures of his gravesite.

Children of Solomon and Patsy Skaggs:

  1. Nancy Skaggs, b. about 1826. She  m. (1) Alexander LOYALL 29 Sep 1847; m. (2) Silas PHILPOT 4 Sep 1852.
  2. Mary Ann 'Polly' Skaggs, b. about 1828; d. before 1868. She m. Jesse LOYALL 29 Sep 1847.
  3. William Solomon Skaggs, b. 28 Apr 1829.
  4. Sarah 'Sally' Skaggs, b. about 1832; d. 1869. She m. Moses MORRIS 2 Jun 1853.
  5. Moses Riley Skaggs, b. 25 Nov 1833; d. 12 Dec 1870. He m. Mary PIERCE 16 Nov 1853.
  6. Cynthia Jane Skaggs, b. about 1834; d. Jul 1874. She m. John W. PHILPOTT 24 Jul 1853.
  7. Mahala Skaggs, b. about 1836. She m. (1) Thomas R. MORRIS 25 May 1854; m. (2) William UNDERWOOD 20 Feb 1866.
  8. Martha Skaggs, b. Feb 1841. She m. Benjamin Franklin SKAGGS 4 Aug 1864.
  9. King Solomon Skaggs, b. 1848; d. 1920. He m. Mary Jane ALLEN 29 Nov 1866 in LaRue Co., KY.
Pictures and Stuff

From Zion Cemetery, Zion Separate Baptist Church, Maple, KY:
    The church building
    Solomon's gravestone
    Patsy's gravestone

Five-Generation Pedigree Chart

Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
William Solomon Skaggs Solomon Skaggs William Skaggs
Peggy Hoover
Patsy Prather William Prather


To be added - check back in a bit.

Genealogy of Stephen R. Moore - Family Page of Solomon Skaggs and Patsy Prather
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