Monday, January 10, 2011

Lemuel Boggess, Jr. (1828-bef 1900)

Lemuel Boggess, Jr.

Lemuel Boggess, Jr. was born on September 3, 1828 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  He was the second son and the fourth of six children born to Lemuel and Rachel Boggess.  His father died when Lemuel was about five years old, and his mother remarried three years later.  He grew up on the family farm in Muhlenberg, and eventually became the fourth eldest of thirteen children. 

On October 24, 1848, Lemuel married Frances Dargan Adkins in Henry County, Tennessee.  He was 20 years old and she was 25 years.  Frances was born in April 1824 in North Carolina.  After their marriage, Lemuel and Frances made their home in Henry County, Tennessee, where Lemuel was a farmer. 
Around 1855, they moved their family to Lemuel’s place of nativity in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  Lemuel and Frances were the parents of eleven children as follows:

                        1.  John D.                        born 1849
                        2.  Elizabeth Jane            born 1851
                        3.  Sarah F.                      born 1852
                        4.  Martha A.                     born December 1855
                        5.  James Lemuel            born August 1856
                        6.  George R.                   born 1858
                        7.  Edmond Dargan        born September 1859
                        8.  Allice A.                       born 1861
                        9.  Roxanna                     born 1864
                        10. May                            born 1868
                        11.  (Child)                       born 1870     

Lemuel Boggess, Jr died sometime before 1900, as Frances was listed as a widow in that census.  Frances Dargan Adkins Boggess died on January 22, 1908, probably in Livingston County, Kentucky.  She was three months shy of her 84th birthday.

Notes for Lemuel Boggess, Jr.
Birth and Marriage: Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
Death:  Year: 1900; Census Place: Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky; Roll: T623 539; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 54.

Notes for Frances D. Adkins
Birth:  Year: 1900; Census Place: Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky; Roll: T623 539; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 54.
Death:  International Genealogical Index; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church.  Search performed using PAF Insight on 13 Mar 2007

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