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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 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.


1850 Lee Co VA Census
365 380 Boggs Eli 65 M W Farmer 600 VA Can't read or write
365 380 Boggs Sarah 49 F W VA Can't read or write
365 380 Boggs Elihu 22 M W Farmer VA Can't read or write
365 380 Boggs Elijah 20 M W Farmer VA Can't read or write
365 380 Boggs Elisha 18 M W Farmer VA
365 380 Boggs Andrew 16 M W Farmer VA
365 380 Boggs Levi 14 M VA
365 380 Boggs Henry 12 M VA attends school
365 380 Boggs Rebecca 10 F W VA attends school
365 380 Boggs Isaac 8 M W VA attends school
365 380 Boggs Elizabeth 7 F W VA attends school

366 381 Wells Ezekiel 33 M W Farmer VA Can't read or write
366 381 Wells Emelina 31 F W VA Can't read or write
366 381 Wells John 12 M W VA attends school
366 381 Wells Susan 10 F W VA
366 381 Wells William 8 M VA
366 381 Wells Lettitia 6 F VA
366 381 Wells Sarah 4 F W VA
366 381 Wells Dianah 2 F W VA
366 381 Wells Henry 1 M W VA

367 382 Boggs John 24 M Farmer 100 VA Can't read or write
367 382 Boggs Nancy 21 F W VA Can't read or write
367 382 Boggs Isaac 2 M W VA
367 382 Boggs Abigail 10/12 F W VA


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