Mary Boggs

12 April 1843–11 March 1915 (Age 71)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Boggs was born on 12 April 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Francis Boggs, was 35 and her mother, Evelina Martin, was 27. She married Stephen Chadwick Perry on 23 March 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 11 March 1915, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Chadwick Perry
1818–1888
Mary Boggs
1843–1915
Marriage: 23 March 1857
Francis Martin Perry
1858–1858
Hyrum Boggs Perry
1859–1951
George Willard Perry
1861–1943
Frances Evaline Perry
1864–1945
Luella Estelle Perry
1866–1922
Lucy Viola Perry
1868–1939
Edward Harvey Perry Sr.
1871–1936
Horace Brigham Perry
1873–1967
Parley Pratt Perry
1875–1962
Marquis Lafayette Perry
1879–1958
Marion Perry
1883–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    Mary Boggs

    Taken from history compiled and written by Melva Brown Perry, a granddaughter-in-law in 1963 Mary Boggs was born 12 Apr 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois. Her father, Francis Boggs. came to Utah wi …

    Sources (38)

    • Mary Bays in household of Francis Bays, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Boggs Perry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Mary Boggs in entry for Luella E. Fullmer, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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