Maka Boggs

1890–1968 (Age 78)
Clemson, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Maka

When Maka Boggs was born on 7 January 1890, in Clemson, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Aaron John Boggs, was 25 and her mother, Sarah "Sallie" Looper, was 23. She married Robert Burdine Anthony on 18 April 1916. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in School District 31 Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 2 July 1968, in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sunrise Cemetery, Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Maka Boggs
Robert Burdine Anthony
Marriage: 18 April 1916
Aaron Boggs Anthony
Frederick Henry Anthony
Robert Marc Anthony
Robert Marc Anthony
Sarah Burdine Anthony

Spouse & Children

18 April 1916


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maka B Anthony, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maku B Anthoney in household of Robert B Anthoney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maca Boggs in household of Aron J Boggs, "United States Census, 1910"

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