Joel A. Boggus was born in 1845 in Hempstead County, Arkansas. He was the son of Peter Boggess and Amanda M. West. He was raised in Hempstead County, Arkansas and Rapides County, Louisiana.
In 1880, Joel was living with his family in Rigolette, Rapides County, Louisiana and helping on the family farm.
Notes for Joel A. Boggus
Birth, Residence & Occupation in 1880: Year: 1880; Census Place: Rigolette, Rapides, Louisiana; Roll: 466; Family History Film: 1254466; Page: 693C; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 0389.