Am searching for information about William Scaggs/Skaggs born abt. 1846 in Greene County, MO. Married Ruth Drucilla Short Meloy in St Francois Co. 4, July 1865. His second wife was Martha Pasley. They resided in Perry Twp. William is the son of William Scaggs (b. KY) and Nancy ? (b. KY).
Ruth was the daughter of John Short (b. GA) and Nancy ? (b.SC). Ruth was b. in GA. abt. 1841.
William & Ruth's children were: James Wesley, James T., Cora B., Ida Lee, and Barbara.
Any info. appreciated. William's brother Alfred Scaggs was my gr. grandfather. Also, I have a Reunion picture taken abt. 1906 in Doe Run, St. Francois county that includes William and dau. Barbara. There are many people in the pic. I am trying to identify. Pat Scaggs Geurink