following list of Scaggs men were in the Pittsylvania Co., VA area around 1767.
It is said that Charles
brothers of Henry Scaggs
Long Hunter. Reasoning that the
families stayed in the same area, then John & Zachariah may also be brothers
of Henry Scaggs. It is not known who
their parents would have been. Brothers(?):
Henry Scaggs - Long Hunter; m. Mary
Charles Scags - Cherokee War, SC; m. Lucy
John Scags , m. Elizabeth . He was wounded in the Battle of King’s Mountain.
Zachariah Scaggs , m. Anne ‘Nanny’ (unknown )
1761, 18 men from Pittsylvania County & Henry County hunted 18 months in the
Hawkins County, Tennessee area. Henry
was among those longhunters in the party. In
1764 & 1765 Henry Scaggs explored further into Tennesse as a representative
of Henderson & Company, a land company.
In 1770, Henry Scaggs once again passes throught the Cumberland Gap.
ancestor of this branch of the family first appears on a tithable list in
Pittsylvania County, Virginia in 1767. He
was living in Montgomery County, Virginia prior to the Revolutionary War.
The place and date of Zachariah's birth are unknown
On 13 Sept 1777, Zachariah Scaggs
the oath of allegiance in Captain Daniel Trigg
Company of Militia, Montgomery County, Virginia.
ZachariahScaggs made a Deed of Gift on 1 Mar 1816 conveying 242 acres to John Scaggs
1. Jeremiah Skaggs , b. Pittsylvania County, VA; m. 1 Nov 1788 to Hannah Lester .
son of Zachariah & Anne Scaggs, b. Pittsylvania County, VA; d. 1798, Russell
County, VA; m. 1 Nov 1788, Montgomery County, VA to Hannah
, daughter of Abner
b. 1772-1773. Jeremiah
, b. Montgomery County, VA; d. 23 Oct 1868,
Tazewell County, VA; m. abt 1806, Tazewell County, VA to James Whitt
1.2. Martha , b. abt 1791, Montgomery or Russell County, VA; m. abt 1808-1810 to 'Griffy' Griffith Whit t.
1.3. 'Lidia' Lydia Ann , b. 2 Nov 1793, Russell County, VA; d. 12 Dec 1871, Lee County, VA; m. bef. 1819, Russell County, VA to John C. Olinger , son of John C. Olinger I, b. 17 Nov 1790. SEE OLINGER
1.4. John , b. 22 Nov 1795, Russell County, VA; m. Cynthia Horton .
1.5. Hannah , b. abt 1797; m. Squire Oney .
After Jeremiah's death Hannah Lester m.2nd ca. 1801 to Edmund Whitt .