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William M Boggs (abt. 1792 - 1868)

William M Boggs
Born about in Greenbrier, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Dec 1812 (to about 1861) in Harrison Co., VA (WV)map
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 76 in Cedar Creek, Gilmer, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Dec 2008
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William Boggs was a West Virginian.

William Boggs, son of Charles Francis and Mary Clendenin Boggs, born 1791 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia and died May 7 1868 in Gilmer County, West Virginia. A bond of marriage to marry Sarah Stump, daughter of Michael III and Magdalena Richards Stump, was made 13 December 1812 and they were married on 30 December 1812 in Harrison County, (West) Virginia.[1][2]

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

  1. Elizabeth m first wife of Col. Daniel S Dewees Feb 25 1847[5]
  2. Sarah b 1828
  3. Levi b 1832, m (1) Caroline Norris (2) Mary Moss April 23 1865.

??? Maybe born 1786 ???


  1. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), William Boggs and Sarah Stump, 30 Dec 1812; citing Harrison, West Virginia, v 2 p 408, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 847,274.
  2. Historic Stump Family was 'Fruitful' , The Hur Hearld, Bob Weaver, April 4 2012.
  3. Gilmer, (W)VA 1850 Federal Census, Transcribed by Connie Burkett and proofread by Glenda Thompson, Copyright (c) 2009 by Connie Burkett page 23b.
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), William Boggs, 1860.
  5. Recollections of a lifetime, Col. D S Dewees Eden, Calhoun county West Virginia, 1904 pages 15, 53

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