Eleanor "Ellen" Boggs

12 October 1839–12 April 1914 (Age 74)
Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor "Ellen"

When Eleanor "Ellen" Boggs was born on 12 October 1839, in Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Hugh R. Boggs, was 37 and her mother, Hannah O Blevins, was 35. She married Jesse Gambill on 12 April 1857, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Lyon, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 12 April 1914, in Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Gambill
1832–1908
Eleanor "Ellen" Boggs
1839–1914
Marriage: 12 April 1857
Hugh Hargis Gambill
1859–1917
James Henry Gambill
1860–1931
Matilda Bell Gambill
1861–1932
Nancy Gambill
1862–
Alafair "Allie" Gambill
1867–1930
Amanda A. Gambill
1868–
Hannah Margaret Gambill
1870–1940
Mollie Belle Gambill
1875–1930
Martin Nelson Gambill
1875–1937
Norman Vascas Gambill
1880–1940
Jemima Gambill
1882–1968
Bertha Gambill
1884–1912

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1857Lawrence, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 11
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    1861
    Age 22
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 9692;2007: 20753; 2010: 27880)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bauguess
    Baugus
    Boggus
    Boggess

    Sources (20)

    • Ellen Gambell in household of Jessee Gambell, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eleanor Boggs in entry for Jesse Gambill, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Ellen Boggess in entry for Allie Fair Miller, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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