John Boggs

Male4 July 1815–14 May 1893

Brief Life History of John

When John Boggs was born on 4 July 1815, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States, his father, John Boggs, was 50 and his mother, Margaret Kee, was 41. He married Elizabeth Carr on 7 April 1842, in Pendleton, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Union District, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 May 1893, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Boggs
Elizabeth Carr
Marriage: 7 April 1842
Joseph F Boggs
Isaac Perry Boggs
Henrietta Boggs
Aaron Carr Boggs
Martin Kenny Boggs
William Henry Harrison Boggs
John A Boggs

Sources (17)

  • John Boggs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Jr. Boggs, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Boggs, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1842Pendleton, Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 9

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 21

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English bogeys ‘boastful or haughty’. The name (in the forms Boge(y)s, Boga(y)s) is found in the 12th century in Yorkshire and East Anglia, and also around Bordeaux, which had trading links with East Anglia.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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