Mary Ann Boggs

Female25 April 1860–7 February 1944

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Boggs was born on 25 April 1860, in Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Nelson Thomas Boggs, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Green, was 19. She married Richard Nelson Whitt from 1876 to 1877. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Evergreen, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 February 1944, in Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Richard Nelson Whitt
Mary Ann Boggs
Marriage: from 1876 to 1877
Mary E. Whitt
Edwin C. Whitt
Edwinna C Whitt
Camille Laverne Whitt
Richard Nelson "Dixie" Whitt
Milford Whitt
Edgar M Whitt
Wyatt T. Whitt
Barney Moore Whitt

Sources (11)

  • Molly Whitt in household of Richard Whitt, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary "Polly" Boggs - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth: 1867; Elliott, Kentucky, United States
  • Mary A. Boggs, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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  • Marriage
    from 1876 to 1877
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 22

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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