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William J Staggs
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1849
Death: Nov. 22, 1927
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

His Woodruff, Spartanburg Co., SC Death Certificate #21878 dated Nov. 22, 1927, states his name was WILLIAM J. STAGGS, a widowed white male born on Nov. 15, 1849 in SC. He was 78 years and 7 days old at death. He was a farmer by trade and cause of death Mental Degeniration. His father was listed as JOHH STAGGS and his mother was NANCY BRUCE STAGGS, both born in SC. Informant was DAVID STAGGS of Woodruff. Place of burial was listed as Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery on Nov. 24, 1927. Undertaker was John D. Wood of Greer.

Original obituary appears in the Spartanburg Herald Journal Obituary Section on, Thursday, Nov. 24, 1927, on page 7.

WILLIAM J. STAGGS - (Special to the Herald) - Greer, SC, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1927 - William J. Staggs, 78,died late last night at his residence near Reidville, SC. Mr. Staggs has been in declining health for some time, but his death was unexpected at the time. Funeral services were held from the Holly Springs Baptist Church Thursday morning, Nov. 24, 1927 at 11 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. J. W. Miller. Interment was in the Church Cemetery. Survivors included: three children: David Staggs, Mrs. Del Stevens, Mrs. Eunice Hayes; one brother, Hayes Staggs; and one sister, Mrs. Tom Leonard. (Original obituary was rewritten to conform to Findagrave Rules by Record Hunter.) 
Family links: 
  John Staggs (1817 - 1900)
  Elizabeth Wheeler Staggs (1826 - 1909)
  Nancy Ann Bruce Staggs (1858 - 1899)
  David Smiley Staggs (1882 - 1963)*
  Rachel Staggs Coley (1845 - 1911)*
  Mary Jane Staggs Clement (1847 - 1925)*
  Margaret A. Staggs (1848 - 1920)*
  Mary Ann Staggs Leonard (1849 - 1920)*
  William J Staggs (1849 - 1927)
  Nancy Staggs (1851 - 1925)*
  Jesse Wheeler Staggs (1856 - 1931)*
  Nathan Staggs (1863 - 1909)*
  David C Staggs (1869 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Belived buried next to wife, NANCY ANN BRUCE STAGGS, in unmarked grave
Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Record Hunter
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
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William J Staggs
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Many unmarked graves or ones marked with fieldstone. This individual may be one of these.
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 Added: Feb. 19, 2015
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