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Abijah Boggess
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Birth: Nov., 1795
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 5, 1884
Ten Mile
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA

Abijah & Susan had abt 13 children and not all are buried in Mt. Zion. Several have unmarked or unreadable graves. Vashti Caroline, Simon M, Martha Emaline, Mary Jane, Infant, Harriet Celia, Infant Son, John Bennett, Inf Daug, Sarah Ann, Irby H, Susan Ellen & Texanna S Boggess.

Abijah was a Kind Slave owner of Ralph "Rafe" Boggess (born abt 1820-1830 & died after 1880) and several others. Rafe stayed with Abijah after he was freed as his servant; 'till Abijah's death & beyond. His loyal servant Rafe walked to his grave daily, laid down and talk to his old beloved master. Both Abijah & Rafe lived with Abijah's daughter Harriet Celia Davis 'till their deaths.

He lived in the Ten Mile area and his neighbors were; Sharp, Davis, Ragland/Redmond/Redman, Wattenbargers, Blackwell, Griffith, Fitch and more. He married Susan About 1816. His grave is in disrepair in the stoned wall area.

He served in the War of 1812 and the Civil War. His son Abijah F. Boggess was killed at Bentonville. Abijah Sr. asked for and received a Pardon for his part in the Rebellion.


see Mt. Zion Cemetery's website http://knaepen.homestead.com/Mt-Zion-Cemetery.html

see Meigs Co Historical Museum www.meigscohistoricalmuseum.org

see Ancestry.com for other Boggess family trees 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Bennett Milton Boggess (1765 - 1831)
  Vashti Jane Fowler Hubbard Boggess (1772 - 1834)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan E Jordan Boggess (1796 - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  Simon M Boggess (1818 - 1882)*
  Mary Jane Boggess Sharp (1822 - 1852)*
  Infant Boggess (1823 - 1823)*
  Abijah F Boggess (1824 - 1865)*
  Infant Boggess (1825 - 1825)*
  John B Boggess (1828 - 1887)*
  Infant Boggess (1829 - 1829)*
 
 Sibling:
  Abijah Boggess (1795 - 1884)
  Bennett Boggess (1799 - 1842)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Ten Mile
Meigs County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Rock Walled back by church
 
Created by: J Knaepen
Record added: Jul 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55655001
Abijah Boggess
Added by: J Knaepen
 
 
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