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Rebecca (Maggard) Boggs (abt. 1819 - abt. 1904)

Rebecca Boggs formerly Maggard
Born about in Harlan County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 19 Feb 1836 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 85 in Perry County, Kentucky, USAmap
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Rebecca was born in 1819. She was the daughter of Samuel Maggard and Rebecca Robertson. She passed away in 1877. [1]

"I was born in 1821 in Harlan County, Kentucky on the Poor Fork. My father was Samuel Maggard. He was born in Rockbridge, Co., PA. He was Dutch (Deutsch). My mother was Rebecca Robertson. They had 12 children to live to be grown. The children were: John, Susannah, Henry, Rudolph, David, Margaret, Sarah, James, Moses, Samuel, Rebecca & Elizabeth. Susanna married Henry BACK related to the Breathitt BACKS. Margaret married Jesse Adams, Sarah married Samuel Caudill, Elizabeth a Creech. He was killed in the war. My father and mother were members of the Old Baptist Church so were all my brothers and sisters. John was the father of Samuel, Reuben or Rudolph Maggard of Leslie Co. My parents died on the Poor Fork, six or eight miles from its source. My husband's name was Abel Boggs. He was raised on Callahoun Creek, Lee County, Virginia, a mile from the Powell's River. I was married to Mr. Boggs when I was 15 years old. We had four children. Jesse who lives at Hazard; Silas lives at Troublesome, a Baptist preacher; Elizabeth (HUFF) who lives on the head of the Ball in Knott Co; Susanna who married Wm. Amburgey and lives in Montgomery Co. KY. I married John S. Combs Nov 1875.


During the 1830 United States Census, Samuel Maggard was Head of Family:


1. Samuel Maggard (Head, abt age 56, born abt 1774 in VA); 2. Rebecca Roberson (abt age 53, born abt 1877 in VA)


3. John Benjamin Maggard Sr (abt age 34, born abt 1796 in VA); 4. Reuben Maggard (abt age 33, born abt 1797 in VA); 5. Susannah (Maggard) Back (abt age 32, born abt 1798 in VA); 6. Rudolph Maggard SR (abt age 30, born abt 1800 in VA); 7. Henry Maggard (abt age 29, born abt 1801 in VA); 8. David Maggard SR (abt age 26, born abt 1804 in VA); 9. Margaret (Maggard) Adams (abt age 24, born abt 1806 in KY); 10. Sarah (Maggard) Caudill (abt age 21, born abt 1809 in KY); 11. Samuel Maggard Jr. (abt age 16, born abt 1814 in KY); 13. James Franklin Maggard SR (abt age 14, born 1816 abt in KY); 13. Moses Maggard (abt age 11, born abt 1819 in KY); 14. Jesse Maggard (abt age 10, born abt 1820 in KY); 15. Rebecca (Maggard) Boggs (abt age ,10 born abt 1820 in KY); 16. Elizabeth Maggard (abt age 7, born abt 1823 in KY);

Free White Persons (Including Heads of Families):


Of ten and under fifteen: TWO (possibly Jesse, abt age 10, and Moses, abt age 11)

Of fifteen and under twenty: ONE (possibly James, abt age 14, or Samuel Jr, abt age 16)

Of fifty and under sixty: ONE (likely father, Samuel Sr, abt age 56)


Of five and under ten: TWO (possibly Rebecca, abt age 10, and Elizabeth, abt age 7)

Of fifty and under sixty: ONE (likely mother, Rebecca, abt age 53)

Samuel Sr's home reported zero slaves and free persons of color.

Neighbors on same census page:

William Jenkins * Lewis Back * Alfred Back * John Back * James Pennington * Rudolph Magard (Son of Samuel and Rebecca Maggard) * Lewis Back Jr * William Church * Preston Fields * William Colier * David Magard (Son of Samuel and Rebecca Maggard) * Henry Magard (Son of Samuel and Rebecca Maggard) * Samuel Magard (family above) * William Caudle * Henry Back (family of Samuel and Rebecca's daughter, Susannah Maggard) * John Pennington * Isham Caudle * Able Pennington * Joshua Mullins * Joshua Mullins Sr * James Baker * William Pennington * James Webb * Vincent Grant * Alfred Pennington * William Pennington * Charles Blair


  1. Entered by Marie Allen, Apr 2, 2013

Samuel Maggard, 1830 US Census: ["United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 August 2015), Samuel Mgard, Harlan, Kentucky, United States; citing 109, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 37; FHL microfilm 7,816.]

  • Unsourced family tree handed down to Donna Huff


  • Thanks to Marie Allen for starting this profile.
  • This person was created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Maggard-216 created through the import of LNMaggard GEDCOM.ged on Apr 9, 2012 by Larry Maggard.

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2. William Maggard b about 1845 KY d about 1895; m. 13 May 1867 Letcher Co KY to Rebecca Boggs b 1850 VA. Children of William Maggard and Rebecca Boggs; V. Floyd Maggard b MAR 1884 Letcher Co KY [1] and Floyd Maggard m. Rebecca J. Shepherd ["Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 Nov 2013), Maggard in entry for Floyd Maggard and Rebecca J. Shepherd, 30 Mar 1907.]

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