Mary Belle Boggs

FemaleFebruary 1865–1902

Brief Life History of Mary Belle

When Mary Belle Boggs was born in February 1865, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States, her father, David B Boggs, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Carson, was 27. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Sering Joshua Salmon. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died in 1902, in Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Sering Joshua Salmon
Mary Belle Boggs
Mary Ethel Salmon
John J Salmon
William Bartley Salmon

Sources (11)

  • Mary Boggs in household of David Boggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Bell Boggs - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1866; Illinois, United States
  • Mary Belle Boggs Salmon, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 11

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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