Emma Adelia Boggs

17 June 1837–
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emma Adelia

When Emma Adelia Boggs was born on 17 June 1837, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Isaac Hopkins Boggs, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Hill, was 27. She lived in Wayne Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Hopkins Boggs
1811–1870
Elizabeth Hill
1809–1846
Margaret Elizabeth Boggs
1835–
Emma Adelia Boggs
1837–
Daniel Cameron Boggs
1838–1922
Hannah Marie Boggs
1840–
John Benjamin Boggs
1841–
Charles Moor Boggs
1842–
Harriet Ann Boggs
1844–
William Stringer Boggs
1846–

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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 4

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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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  • Emma A Boggs in household of Isaac H Boggs, "United States Census, 1850"

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