Sarah Margaret McCarty

Brief Life History of Sarah Margaret

When Sarah Margaret McCarty was born about 1802, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, her father, Timothy McCarty, was 49 and her mother, Jane Jean Waugh, was 33. She married Ezekiel Boggs on 21 March 1839, in Marlinton, Pocahontas, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Boggs
1800–1850
Sarah Margaret McCarty
1802–
Marriage: 21 March 1839
Margaret J. Boggs
1840–
William H. Boggs
1841–
James B. Boggs
1843–1922
Joseph Bedford Boggs
1845–1903
Eli Mansfield Boggs
1846–1919

Sources (5)

  • Sarah M Boggs in household of Ezekiel Boggs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah McCarty, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • “My Boggs, Prisbrey, Prince & Maudsley Ancestors and their Descendants by Irene Prisbrey Slack, 1929.”

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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

Irish: variant of McCarthy , reflecting the common southern Irish pronunciation of th.

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

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