Clarence Boggs

Brief Life History of Clarence

When Clarence Boggs was born on 2 March 1912, in Wise, Virginia, United States, his father, John R Boggs, was 25 and his mother, Eleanor Hounshell, was 23. He married Nerva Ellen Gardner on 27 May 1932, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Madison Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1950 and Butler, Ohio, United States in 1985. He died on 3 January 1985, in Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Grace Memorial Gardens, Franklin, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Clarence Boggs
Nerva Ellen Gardner
Marriage: 27 May 1932
Maudie Boggs
Roy Canous Boggs

Sources (12)

  • Clarence Boggs, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clarence Boggs, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Clarence Boggs, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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