Francis Boggs

17 May 1807–22 January 1889 (Age 81)
Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Boggs was born on 17 May 1807, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, Alexander Boggs, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Martin, was 32. He married Evelina Martin on 3 September 1832, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 22 January 1889, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Boggs
1807–1889
Evelina Martin
1816–1887
Marriage: 3 September 1832
Helen Mar Boggs
1833–1835
Reuben Boggs
1835–1842
William Boggs
1837–1842
Ephriam Boggs
1839–1839
Zechariah Cairn Boggs
1840–1842
Mary Boggs
1843–1915
Francis Boggs
1845–1847
Evaline Boggs
1848–1916
Hyrum Smith Boggs
1849–1939
Hannah Boggs
1852–1861
Phebe Jane Boggs
1855–1945
Nancy Orpha Boggs
1859–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1832Belmont, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 3
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bauguess
    Baugus
    Boggus
    Boggess

    Story Highlight

    The Francis Boggs Family - a brief history

    Francis Boggs, his wife Evelina Martin, and their family joined the church in 1841. A skilled carpenter, Francis went to work helping to build the city of Nauvoo. The Boggs family fled with the Sai …

    Sources (43)

    • Francis Bays, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Francis Boggs in entry for Nancy R. Pace, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Francis Baggs, "United States Census, 1860"

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