John Boggs
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John McKinley Boggs (abt. 1760 - bef. 1820)

John McKinley Boggs
Born about in Chester County, Pennsylvaniamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1795 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before at about age 60 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 14 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 9 Jun 2022
20:41: Rodney Long edited the Birth Place for John McKinley Boggs (abt.1760-bef.1820). (Suggestion 603, edited USA to early) [Thank Rodney for this | 1 thank-you received]
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John McKinley Boggs was the son of ??

He married Martha "Patsy" Oliver c1795.


  1. Lilburn Wycliffe Boggs, b.14 Dec 1796 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky[1]
  2. Thomas Jefferson Boggs, b.1801
  3. Joseph Oliver Boggs, b.1808
  4. James Coleman Boggs, b.1810
  5. Elizabeth (Betsy) Boggs, b.1812; married a McCutcheon

Haberdasher, businessman, as shown in the Lexington, Kentucky Directory 1804. He was a close friend of Henry Clay, who led the Boggs family into political endeavors.

John died before 1820, probably in Lexington, Kentucky.

Patsy, James Coleman and Betsy appear ? to be living in the HH of Patsy's sister, Rhoda (Oliver) Anderson on the 1820 census.

Research Notes


  1. Wikipedia 'Lilburn Boggs' (

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I have removed John McKinley Boggs as a son of William Boggs and Jane Stein Y dna has proven the connection to be incorrect.
posted by Joan Evans
edited by Joan Evans

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