Ezekiel Boggs

about 1800–after 1850 (Age 50)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Boggs was born about 1800, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, his father, Ezekial Boggs, was 40 and his mother, Margaret, was 38. He married Sarah Margaret McCarty on 21 March 1839, in Marlinton, Pocahontas, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died after 1850, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, at the age of 51.

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Ezekiel Boggs
Sarah Margaret McCarty
Marriage: 21 March 1839
Margaret Boggs
William H. Boggs
James B. Boggs
Joseph Brown Boggs
Eli Mansfield Boggs

Spouse and Children

21 March 1839
Marlinton, Pocahontas, Virginia, United States


    Margaret Boggs


    William H. Boggs


    James B. Boggs


    Joseph Brown Boggs


    Eli Mansfield Boggs


Parents and Siblings

    Ezekial Boggs






    Agnes Boggs



World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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. 

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English boggish ‘boastful’, ‘haughty’ (a word of unknown origin, perhaps akin to Germanic bag and bug, with the literal meaning ‘swollen’, ‘puffed up’). 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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Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel Boggs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ezekiel Boggs, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Ezekiel Boggs, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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