DEGGES ANNEX

 

Ronald Joseph Degges Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Degges:”

 

 

Generation

 

5  

 

4   Henry Degges (perhaps)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1852 in Kentucky.  Died .

 

1900 US Census: Henry Digges, age 46 (b. May 1854 in KY; parents b. MD) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household at 500 Tennessee Street in the City of Washington, D.C.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Bettie M. Digges, age 39 (b. VA; parents b. VA), who had had 9 children, 5 of whom were still alive; son, Andrew Digges, age 13 (b. DC); son, Elmer Digges, age 9 (b. DC); daughter, Martha Digges, age 3 (b. MD); daughter, Ruth Digges, age 1 (b. MD); and daughter, Dorothy Digges, age 1 (b. MD).

 

2. Wife: Bettie M. (?) (perhaps)

 

Born April 1861 in Virginia.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Andrew Hamilton Degges: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Elmer Degges: Born December 1890 in the District of Columbia.

 

c. Martha Degges: Born October 1896 in the Maryland.

 

d. Ruth Degges: Twin.  Born April 1899 in Maryland.

 

e. Dorothy Degges: Twin.  Born April 1899 in Maryland.

 

3   Andrew Hamilton Degges (perhaps)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 October/November 1886 in the District of Columbia.  Died there February 1973.

 

1920 US Census: Andrew H. Degges, age 33 (b. DC; father b. VA; mother b. DC) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household in Takoma Park Township, Montgomery County, Maryland.  The household also included his wife, Daisey V. Degges, age 31 (b. DC; father b. VA; mother b. MD); daughter, Irene E. Degges, age 12 (b. MD); daughter, Edna Mae Degges, age 10 (b. DC); son, Andrew H. Degges, Jr. age 7 (b. DC); daughter, Dorothy M. Degges, age 5 (b. MD); son, Ernest E. Degges, age 3 years and 10 montns (b. MD); and son, Randall C. Degges, age 1 year and 8/9 months (b. MD).

 

1930 US Census: Andrew H. Degges, age 43 (b. Washington, DC; parents birth place unknown, but in the US) and employed as a carpenter doing repair work, was heading a household at 1000 D Street Southeast in the City of Washington, D. C.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his daughter, Irene Degges, age 22 (b. MD; parents b. DC) and employed as a hairdresser in a beauty parlor; daughter, Edna M. Jones, age 20 (b. DC; parents b. DC), who married 1st at age 17; son, Hamilton Degges, age 17 (b. DC; parents b. DC), single, and employed as a helper in a garage; daughter, Dorothy Degges, age 16 (b. MD; parents b. DC), who married 1st at age 15; son, Earnest Degges, age 14 (b. MD; parents b. DC); son, Randall Degges, age 11 (b. MD; parents b. DC); daughter, Ruth Degges, age 7 (b. MD; parents b. DC); daughter, Kathryn Degges, age 6 (b. MD; parents b. DC); son, Jack Degges, age 2 years and 5 months (b. MD; parents b. DC); and granddaughter, Lois Jones, age 2  years and 6 months (b. VA; parents b. DC).

 

2. Wife #1: Daisey V. Clark (perhaps)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died about 1928.  Married Andrew H. Degges on 3 May 1907 in the District of Columbia.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Irene E. degges: Born about 1908 in Maryland.

 

(2. Edna Mae Degges: Born about 1910 in the District of Columbia.  Married (?) Jones and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Lois Jones: Born about 1928 in Virginia.

 

(3. Andrew Hamilton Degges, Jr.: Born about 1913 in the District of Columbia.

 

(4. Dorothy M. Degges: Born about 1913 in Maryland.  Married James A. Jenkins on 8 July 1929 in the District of Columbia.

 

(5. Earnest E. Degges: Born about 1916 in Maryland.

 

(6. Ronald C. Degges: See generation 1, below.

 

(7. Ruth Degges: Born about 1923 in Maryland.

 

(8. Kathryn Degges: Born about 1924 in Maryland.

 

(9. Jack Degges: Born about 1928 in Maryland.

 

2. Wife #2: Jennie H. Dyson

 

Born about 1879.  Died .  Married Andrew H. Degges on 27 April 1929 in the District of Columbia.

 

2   Captain Randall C. Degges

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1919 in Maryland.  Was a police officer in Washington, D.C.

 

2. Wife: Kathleen Dora (?)

 

3. Children:

 

a.  .

 

b. Ronald Joseph Degges: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Reverend Ronald Joseph Degges:

 

Born 1954.  Married, as her 1st husband, Jami Lynn Biles, descendant # 1.3.4 of generation 12 of the Descendants of John Addison Biles.

 

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