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Jemima (Boggs) Shock (abt. 1825 - abt. 1911)

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Jemima Shock formerly Boggs
Born about in Normantown, Gilmer, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Dec 1838 (to before 1860) in Lewis, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Normantown, Gilmer, West Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified 4 Mar 2020 | Created 30 Jun 2016 | Last significant change: 4 Mar 2020
20:36: Sharon (Hardman) West edited the data for Jemima (Boggs) Shock (abt.1825-abt.1911). (Restored to original for Albert in listing of children) [Thank Sharon for this]
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Jemima Boggs, daughter of William and Sarah Stump Boggs, born 1825[1] and died about 1900. She married Jacob Shock December 12 1838 in Lewis County, (West) Virginia.[2]

They were the parents of: [3][4][5]

  1. Henderson b 1840
  2. Sintilla b 1842
  3. Emsy b 1844
  4. Albert b Oct 12 1845, d Jul 13 1931, [6] m Cinderella Stout Apr 5 1866. [7]
  5. Franklin b 1847
  6. Ethelbert b Jan 1849, d after 1900, m Matilda J __________1876 [8]
  7. Elivira b 1851
  8. Francina b 1853, d Jun 5 1870 [9]
  9. Female Nov 14 1856, d before 1860 [10]
  10. Rev Jacob Currence b Nov 27 1857, d Feb 22 1942[11]m Emma Veith [12]
  11. Gabrella b Mar 10 1865. (Granddaughter and daughter of John and Emza Shock Kearns [13]


  1. United States Census, 1870 West Virginia Gilmer Centre
  2. West Virginia Vital Records
  3. Gilmer, (W)VA 1850 Federal Census, Transcribed by Connie Burkett and proofread by Glenda Thompson, Copyright (c) 2009 by Connie Burkett page 24a
  4. United States Census, 1860 Virginia Gilmer Not Stated Images79-80
  5. United States Census, 1870 West Virginia Gilmer Centre
  6. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Jacob Jr Shock in entry for Albert Shock, 18 Jul 1931; citing Braxton, West Virginia, County Records, 8642, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,953,678
  7. WVVR
  8. United States Census, 1900 West Virginia Braxton ED 7 Otter district (north side)
  9. WVVR
  10. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Jacob Shock in entry for --- Shock, 15 Nov 1856; citing Steer Creek, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 808,256.
  11. WVVR
  12. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 February 2020), memorial page for Rev Jacob Currence Shock (27 Nov 1857–22 Feb 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125010607, citing Highwood Cemetery, Heaters, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paula Harper (contributor 47628529) .
  13. WVVR

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Boggs-2942 and Boggs-1661 appear to represent the same person because: The necessary research was done for profile Boggs-1661 and ok to merge now.
posted by Sharon (Hardman) West
Boggs-2942 and Boggs-1661 are not ready to be merged because: More research . Only source given is ancestry no detail. Will work on it.
posted by Sharon (Hardman) West

Jemima is 12 degrees from Alice Paul, 17 degrees from Michael Schell and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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