Ella May Boggs

Female3 May 1880–11 June 1885

Brief Life History of Ella May

When Ella May Boggs was born on 3 May 1880, in Colerain Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, James Boggs, was 44 and her mother, Mary Melissa Brown, was 34. She lived in Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 11 June 1885, in Colerain, Colerain Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 5.

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James Boggs
Mary Melissa Brown
Lottie L. Boggs
Ella May Boggs

Sources (7)

  • Ella May Boggs in household of James Boggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella May Boggs, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ella May Boggs, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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World Events (2)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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