Letitia Boggs

Brief Life History of Letitia

When Letitia Boggs was born in 1815, in Jackson, Ohio, United States, her father, Ezekiel Boggs, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowen, was 30. She married George B. Walterhouse on 5 November 1835, in Jackson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. She died in April 1888, in Jackson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George B. Walterhouse
1812–1875
Letitia Boggs
1815–1888
Marriage: 5 November 1835
Aaron Walterhouse
1838–
Charles W. Walterhouse
1839–
Henrietta Walterhouse
1842–
George Walterhouse
1847–
Ezekiel Walterhouse
1853–
Elizabeth E. Walterhouse
1844–1919

Sources (6)

  • Letticia Walterhouse in household of George B Walterhouse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Letitia Boggs, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Letitia Boggs Walterhouse, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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

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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