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George Washington Skaggs Family of California Updated March 24, 2003
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Genealogy of the Sharp Family by Ella Josephine Skaggs (Bryan) (Beecher) (Huffman). Page 37,38,39,40,41,42,63,
1867...Obituary states George came to this part of the country in 1867.
1869...According to a newspaper article published in the Avenal Progress February 20, 1992. George Skaggs was in the Lemoore area in 1869. He, James Wright and Jack Boyle rowed a boat to Kettleman city to hunt mountain sheep.
1869...Marriage for G.W. Skaggs and Ann C. Sharp on 24 Nov.. 1869 is recorded in Book A of Marriages, page 2/8 in the Tulare County recorders office. A hand written copy of this marriage is filed under record #52.
1870...did not find George Washington Skaggs or his Wife Ann C. Sharp in 1870 Census. Not sure why, maybe just over looked him. will have to look again.
1871... Aug. 16 birth of Ella Josephine.
1872... Jun. 19 birth of George Nathan
1872-73... George Washington Skaggs was registered in the Great Register of voters for Tulare County.
1874... sold ranch, moved to the village of Lemoore. (Sharps Genealogy)
1875... Apr. 5 birth of Lula Alma.
1875-76... George Washington Skaggs was registered in the Great Register of Voters for Tulare County.
1878... Apr. 2. birth of James Washington. Roseburg Oregon.
1880...Census enumerated 25 Jun. 1880 George W. Skaggs and family in Douglas Co. Oregon.
1882... Oct 18. birth of Robert Manford. Roseburg Oregon.
1882... Sold place in Roseburg Oregon, moved back to lemoore. (Sharps Genealogy)
1885... 17 Mar. Moved back to Oregon. filed a homestead on a quarter section in Coos Co. Oregon. (Sharps Genealogy)
1888... Apr. 24 birth of Charles Franklin. Coos County Oregon.
1891... 07 Dec Purchase purchase a parcel of land eight hundred dollars. Book 9 of grant deeds page 7 in Tulare County.
1895... 4, Mar Recorded above Vol 6 of deeds page 296 kings county records.
1897...1893-1907 Register of Deaths, Page 10. George Washington Skaggs died 11 Aug. 1897, 3 Miles South of Hanford. Born in KY. Died of Heart Disease. Buried Lake Side Cemetery.
1897...Picture of tomb-stone reads George W. Skaggs born 9 Feb. 1835 died 11 Aug. 1897. Picture on file.