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Thomas Scruggs (abt. 1694 - abt. 1788)

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Thomas Scruggs
Born about in Virginiamap [uncertain]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Cumberland, Virginia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 11 Sep 2015
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Biography

Scruggs Genealogy
1912
Compiled by Ethel Hastings Scruggs Dunklin
The wives are not proved.
His will names one son, Drury, and one grandson, Finch. His wife is not named.
The father of Finch, a grandson of Thomas, is not known.

Albemarle co., VA Deed Book 3, p. 54 John Scruggs from Thomas Scruggs and John Webb.

In the name of God amen I Thomas Scruggs of the County of Cumberland being weak in body but of perfect sence and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following Vizt. I lend to my beloved wife during her natural life or widowhood three feather beds and furniture one dark bay mare six head cattle six hogs and all the rest of my household furniture my desire is that at the decease or marriage of my wife my son Drury Scrugs shall possess the whole of the above articles which I have lent to my wife except one feather bed and furniture which I gave to my grandson Finch Scrugs as to me other children I have given them their potion al-ready I appoint my beloved wife and son Drury Scrugs Executors of this my last will and testament.

Buckingham Co., VA tithables 1773: 2.


1782 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 1 tither. 2 horse. 9 cattle.

1783 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. Book A. 1 tither. 2 horses. 6 cattle.

1784 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 1 tither. 2 horses. 5 cattle.

1785 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 1 tither. 2 horses. 5 cattle.

1786 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 1 tither. 1 horse. 4 cattle.

1787 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 2 tithers: Thomas Scruggs, Drury Scruggs. 2 horses. 5 cattle.

1788 --- Cumberland Co., VA. Personal Property Tax List. 2 tithers: Thomas Scruggs. Drury Scruggs. 2 horses.

1782 Cumberland Co., VA heads of family: Thomas Scruggs, five whites.

1783 Cumberland Co., VA personal property tax list.

1784 Cumberland Co., VA heads of family: Thomas Scruggs, six whites, 1 dwelling, 2 other buildings.

Cumberland Co., VA personal property tax list 1787. List "B"

Thomas Scruggs self [charged with tax] 0 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 5

Cumberland Co., VA Will Book 3, p. 3 Thomas Scruggs.

Lends to wife for her lifetime or widowhood, 3 feather beds and furniture, one mare, various livestock, rest of household furniture, etc. At the decease or marriage of his wife, his son Drury Scruggs shall posess the whole of the above, except for one feather bed & furniture to grandson Finch Scruggs. As to other children, he has given the their portions already. Witnesses: William Anderson, Thomas Scruggs, Obedier Scruggs. proved 27 Oct 1788.

The will identifies one child: Drury.

His wives are reported to be : Elizabeth ( rumor has it that the maiden name is Mitchell); and "juday Buford". Neither is documented,
The mother of his asserted children is not documented.
Drury is identified as a child; the others are inferred or implied.


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DNA Connections
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Collaboration

On 17 Dec 2016 at 16:33 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

There is a merge pending on this profile. Could you please take a look and put it through??

Thanks so much!

Julie, WikiTree Arborist

On 19 Nov 2016 at 15:29 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

Scruggs-631 and Scruggs-527 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicates

On 12 Sep 2015 at 01:40 GMT Howard Waldrop wrote:

This Thomas Scruggs is I -4 in "Scruggs Genealogy"

Ethel Hastings Scruggs Dunklin. According to Dunklin, the parents are "Henery" Scruggs and Anne Gross. Issue are supposed to be: Henry, John, Richard, Thomas, Edward, Mary, Ann.



Thomas is 14 degrees from Amy Gilpin, 14 degrees from Joshua Slocum and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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