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Elijah "Ely" Boggs and
Mary Polly Pennington

Elijah "Ely" Boggs b 8 Aug 1784 Wilkes Co NC d 8 Aug 1869 Eolia, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Lee Boggs and Elizabeth Jane Clement. (Also See James Lee Boggs). Elijah "Ely" Boggs m. 12 Apr 1810 to Mary Tabitha Polly Pennington b 14 Dec 1786 SC; d/o William Pennington and Abigail Caudill. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Elijah "Ely" Boggs and Mary Tabitha Polly Pennington;

1. Abel Boggs b 26 Sept 1812 in Callahan Creek, Lee Co, VA d 1872 Hindman, Knott Co KY; m. 19 Feb 1836 to Rebecca Maggard b 1821 Poor Fork, Letcher Co KY d 18 Sept 1887 Second Creek, Perry Co KY; d/o Samuel Maggard Sr and Rebecca Robertson. Rebecca Maggard m. Nov 1875 to Dr John S Combs b 25 Aug 1819 Perry Co KY d about 1898 Perry Co KY; s/o Jeremiah "Chunky Jerry" Combs and Cynthia Nancy Sumner. Dr John S Combs m. Selia Celia Combs b 1822 KY; d/o Jeremiah "Long Jerry" Combs and Nancy Ann Stacy. Source: Don Chesnut - d.chesnut@insightbb.com.

2. Silas Boggs b 1817 Lee Co VA; m. 22 May 1834 to Mary Polly Maggard b 24 May 1819 Frank's Creek, Perry Co KY; d/o John Benjamin Maggard and Sarah Sally Adams.

3. Abigail Boggs b 7 Jul 1818 Lee Co, VA d 15 Nov 1877 Letcher Co KY; m. 6 Mar 1837 to James Franklin "Panther Jim" Maggard Sr b 6 Nov 1816 Floyd Co KY d 11 Oct 1874 Letcher Co KY; s/o Samuel Maggard Sr and Rebecca Robertson.

4. William H. "Devil Boggs" Boggs Sr b May 1822 Lee Co VA d 1854 Wise Co VA; m. Rebecca Francis Maggard b about 1832 KY 5 May 1853 Mullins Fork, Bold Camp, Wise Co VA; d/o David "Long Dave" Maggard Sr and Susannah "Susan" Harrison. Willliam H "Devil Boggs" Boggs Sr m. 9 Oct 1844 to Rebecca Shepherd b 1830 Lee Co VA d 8 Jun 1891 Bold Camp, Wise Co VA. Rebecca Francis Maggard m. 5 Feb 1846 to Wilson Mullins b 12 Mar 1824 Floyd Co KY d 4 Nov 1892 Mullins Fork, Bold Camp, Wise Co VA; s/o David Mullins and Virginia Jane Jennie Short.


Elijah "Ely" Boggs
and Sarah Eldridge

Elijah "Ely" Boggs b 8 Aug 1784 Wilkes Co NC d 8 Aug 1869 Eolia, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Lee Boggs and Elizabeth Jane Clement. Elijah "Ely" Boggs m. 1823 VA to Sarah Eldridge b 1805 VA d Feb 1880 Letcher Co KY. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Elijah "Ely" Boggs and Sarah Eldridge;

1. John Boggs b 1825 VA d 1878; m. Kezziah Huff. John Boggs m. 19 May 1853 Letcher Co KY to Tabitha Dixon (aka Griffith) b 1832 KY; d/o Alexander Dixon and Elizabeth Betty Creech.

2. Elihue Boggs b 1828 in Lee Co VA; m. Susan Dingers (Dingus?); m. Mary Polly Unknown b 1839 KY. Child of Elihue Boggs and Mary Polly Unknown;

i. David Boggs b 1859 KY

3. James Boggs b 10 May 1832 Lee Co VA d 23 Nov 1884 Wise Co VA from flux; m. 1848 Lee Co VA to Phoebe Shepherd b about 1832 Lee Co VA d 10 Dec 1884 Wise Co VA from flux; d/o John Riley Shepherd and Nancy Wells.

4. Elijah Boggs b about 1830 Lee Co VA; m. Judy Engle "Juda" Smith. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census).

5. Elisha Boggs (Elitia in census) b about 1833 VA; m. Sarah Miller b about 1831 TN. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census).

6. Andrew Jackson Boggs b 1834 Lee Co VA; m. 6 Dec 1852 Letcher Co KY to Mary Polly Bolling b 29 Dec 1834 Russell Co VA.

7. Levi Boggs b 7 OCT 1835 VA d 10 Aug 1914 Laurel Co KY; m. 12 Feb 1856 to Elizabeth Davis Calhoun b 27 Jun 1833 Breathitt Co KY d 27 Apr 1917 KY. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census).

8. Rebecca Boggs b NOV 1836 Lee Co VA; m. Male Rutherford.

9. Henry Boggs b 1838 VA m. Julia Maggard (Lula?) b about 1842 KY. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census).

10. Mary Elizabeth Boggs b about 1843 KY d about 1910 Taney Co MO; m. 24 Mar 1859 to Rudolph Maggard b about 1799 Scott Co VA d 9 Nov 1876 Letcher Co KY; s/o Samuel Maggard Sr and Rebecca Robertson. Rudolph Maggard m. about 1822 to Anna Roberts b about 1804 NC d about 1856 d/o Moses Roberts and Mary Polly King.

11. Isaac B. "Singing Ike" Boggs b 26 Dec 1847 Lee Co VA d 11 Nov 1921 Wise Co VA; m. 1 Aug 1867 to Sarah Sally Maggard b 22 May 1848 Letcher Co KY d 18 Feb 1902 Letcher Co KY; d/o Moses "Old Mose" Maggard and Charlotte Creech. Isaac B "Singing Isaac" Boggs m. Barbara Young b 1843 KY.


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