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James Preston Boggs (1873 - 1962)

Dr. James Preston Boggs
Born in Emmalena, Knott, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Father of [private son (unknown - unknown)], [private son (unknown - unknown)], [private daughter (unknown - unknown)], [private son (unknown - unknown)] and [private daughter (unknown - unknown)]
Died at age 89 in Carrie, Knott, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Nov 2008 | Last significant change: 16 May 2022
03:36: Shawn (Holtrop) Jenkins edited the Biography for James Preston Boggs (1873-1962). (Minor corrections. ) [Thank Shawn for this]
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James Preston Boggs was born on April, 6 1873 in Emolina, Knott County Kentucky. He died only 5 days after his 89th birthday on Troublesom Farm, a few miles from Hazard, Kentucky. He was married to Sarah Eversole on August 6, 1896 in Bonnville, Kentucky. They had several children together: Lisle, Bessie, Suzie, Georgia, Clyde, Stewart, Eli Cornett, Sarah, Francis and James Glenn. He remarried to Addie Davis in January 1951.

He spent his life as a physician and in real estate.


  • "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), James Preston Boggs, 1917-1918; citing Beckham County, Oklahoma, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,851,606.
  • "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 July 2015), Sarah Boggs, 27 Dec 1949; citing Death, Perry, Kentucky, United States, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
  • "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 December 2020), James Preston Boggs, 18 Apr 1962; citing Death, Emmalena, Knott, Kentucky, United States, certificate , Office of Vital Statistics, Frankfort; FHL microfilm 1,973,414. Born Kentucky, 6 Apr 1873. Parents Jessie Boggs and Margarette Stewart.

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