Washington Monroe “Wash” Scroggins


Washington Monroe “Wash” Scroggins

Georgia, USA
Death 6 May 1916 (aged 70)
Madison County, Alabama, USA
Burial New Hope, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 110515753 View Source

Husband of Mary P. Scroggins.
Washington Marlin married Mary Ann Permelia Sanders 28Jan1866 - listed as "Wash" & "Pemmelia" in 1870 Census for Tallapoosa Co. AL.

The person buried here at Hayden, is NOT Wesley, but rather is Washington Marlin Scroggins and Washington married Mary Permila (Sanders) on Jan 14, 1866, Dadesville, Al. Washington enlisted in 1861 in the Tallapoosa Rifles, Company A, 1st AL Infantry. Wesley was from Barbour County.

W.M. Scroggins was the son of Richard M. Scroggins (1812-1852) and Judia (Judiah?) Allen Scroggins; they married Sep. 1837. Richard M. Scroggins died 1852 in Jones County GA, but no burial site found there. Judia claimed widow benefits for Richard M.'s Georgia militia service in the 1837 Creek Uprising. A land bounty resulted from said militia service. The 1860 Tallapoosa Co. Dudleyville, AL Census suggests her birth year as 1820. It lists: Judy Scroggins, 40, farmer, born VA; James J., 20, born GA; George T., 17, born GA; Washington M., 14, born GA; Julia, 13, born GA; Marler, 10, born GA; Benjamin Marlin, 7, born GA

Washington Marlin Scroggins had two older brothers (James J. and George T.) and two younger brothers (Marler, Benjamin Marlin) and one younger sister, Julia, according to this census record. The three oldest Scroggins brothers enlisted in the Tallapoosa Rifles, Company A, 1st AL Infantry in Feb-March 1861. (National Archive Microfilm Box M374 Roll 39)

George Thomas Scroggins -
James J. Scroggins likely died 1863 and is buried in Nashville, TN

Washington Marlin Scroggins and Mary Ann Permelia Sanders had the following children:

1. Julia Ann Scroggins - b. ?, died 18-Jan-1941. Her obit from the Huntsville, AL. Times states she married W.E. Webster and they lived in New Hope. She died Jan 18, 1941 at her home . She was survived by six sons and three daughters, one brother Jessie Allen (Buster) Scroggins, and two sisters, Mrs. E.D.Vann and Maggie Sutton Of Dixon, Ill.
2. Jesse Allen "Buster" Scroggins -
3. J. L. Scroggins
4. Katie M. Scroggins - married E.D. Vann
5. Maggie Scroggins - married W.T. Sutton, lived in Dixon, IL.

Obit for Mary Ann Permelia Scroggins states she died at the residence of her daughter Mrs. W.E. Webster (Julia Ann Scroggins) of New Hope. M.A.P. Scroggins died May 19, 1930. Her obit states she is survived by two sons J.A. [Jesse Allen "Buster" Scroggins] and J.L. of New Hope and three daughters Mrs. W.E. Webster , Mrs E.D. Vann and Mrs W.T. [Maggie] Sutton of Dixon, IL.

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