Monday, August 22, 2011

James Lemuel Boggess (1856-1941)

James Lemuel Boggess

James Lemuel Boggess was born in August 1856 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  He was the fifth of eleven children born to Lemuel Boggess, Jr. and Frances D. Adkins.  He and the other children were raised working on the family farm in Muhlenberg County. 

James married Tennessee Allen in 1896, presumably in Muhlenberg County.  He was 39 years old and she was 24 years.  Tennie was born in April 1872 in Tennessee.  James was a farmer by trade and he and Tennie made their home in Boggess, Muhlenberg County, after their marriage.  James and Tennie had one child:

            Paul Lemuel             born February 25, 1898

James Lemuel Boggess died on January 16, 1941 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  He was 84 years old at his death.

Notes for James Lemuel Boggess 
Birth, Marriage, and Residence in 1900:  Year: 1900; Census Place:  Boggess, Muhlenberg,  Kentucky;  Roll: T623 545; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 68.

Death:  Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-present. Frankfort, KY, USA: Kentucky Department of Information Systems. 

Notes for Tennessee (maiden name unknown) 
Birth:  Year: 1900; Census Place:  Boggess, Muhlenberg, Kentucky; Roll: T623 545; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 68.

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