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Archibald Hudson "Archie" Boggs
Birth: Aug. 25, 1812
Braxton County
West Virginia, USA
Death: 1875
Johnson County
Missouri, USA

Archibald 'Archie' or 'A. H.' was a son of James Clendenin Boggs and Mary "Polly" LeMasters. He married Sarah Shock on October 13, 1831 in Braxton County, (West) Virginia. She was a daughter of Jacob Shock and Mary Green. She was born in 1814 in (West) Virginia.

Archie, Sarah and children removed to Grand River, Cass County, Missouri between 1850-1860. According to a book "The History of Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri" he was a Coroner, Mayor of Harrisonville, Councilmen, Public Administrator. He was also named with his son James C in the "Cass County Agricultural and Mechanical Association" as part of an association which was incorporated 14 August 1864.

History of Braxton County and Central West Virginia


1850 Census, Braxton County, VA -- page 439, lines 13-21, household # 653
Boggs, Archibald 45, $1,000
Sarah 36
Mary 16
James 14
Jacob 12
Rebecca 10
Elizabeth 8
Rachel 6
Agness 3

Archie and Sarah and children removed to Grand River, Cass County, Missouri between 1850-1860 as they are seen on the 1860 Census there.

They were found on a 1860 United States Federal Census
Name Age
A H Boggs 48
Sarah Boggs 46
Sarah Boggs 16
Rachal Boggs 14
Agness Boggs 12
J C Boggs 24
Amanda V Boggs 20
John P Boggs 2
Jacob S Boggs 22
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Grand River, Cass, Missouri; Roll: M653_612; Page: 859; Image: 374; Family History Library Film: 803612


Their son John Clendenin (JC) Boggs and wife Amanda V and
their son John P Boggs (age 2) were also living in the home.

Sarah died about 1864 Grand River, Cass County, Missouri.

Sarah was not found on the 1870 Census as Archie had already married on to a Widow Elizabeth E Wooley and they had a son William aged 2.

They had married 12 Oct 1865 in Missouri.

There were two children born of this Union
William Frank Boggs b July 1866
Effie E Boggs b c1872

In the Civil War Archibald H and his son James C Boggs were in Company A, Missouri 1st Cavalry Regiment. The fought the Battle at Lone Jack, Jackson County, Missouri.

BOGGS, ARCHIBALD H. Pvt Co A Sick at Sedalia between April and Aug 1862; horse died in Kansas City about Aug. 30, 1862. It's possible his horse was killed at Lone Jack, his brother/cousin, James' horse was lost at LJ.
BOGGS, JAMES C. Pvt Co A Horse and equipment lost at Lone Jack,


****In 1870 Census showed he was a Public Administrator and his Real Estate Value was $4,000 and his Value of Personal Estate was Worth $2,000****

1870 United States Federal Census
Name Age
A H Boggs 57
Elisabeth Boggs 39
William Boggs 3
Alfred Cooper 17
Henry Cooper 15
Lucinda Cooper 14
Robert Cooper 13
Ben Davidson 32
John Moore 28
Wiseman 40
Mary Shelton 17
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Grand River, Cass, Missouri; Roll: M593_767; Page: 580B; Image: 196; Family History Library Film: 552266

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Elizabeth Boggs
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1880: Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Occupation: Hsekpr
Cannot read/write:
Deaf and Dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Boggs 49
Robert Cooper 22
Frank Boggs 13
Effie Boggs 8
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri; Roll: 679; Family History Film: 1254679; Page: 89B; Enumeration District: 082; Image: 0626.


Note and download the following for your records:

A. H. Boggs and J. C. Boggs in “The History of Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri, containing a history of these counties, their cities, towns,, etc., etc., 1883.

beginning with . . .
Page 6—
A. H. —195, 312, 313, 360
James C.—360
J. C.—187, 195

Page 187—
J. C. Boggs—growth of public schools—in favor of advancing the educational interests of their town.

Page 195—
1867—A. H. Boggs, councilmen
1868—A. H. Boggs, mayor
1869—A. H. Boggs, councilmen
1869—J. C. Boggs, board of health

Page 312—
Coroner—*A. H. Boggs . . . 386

Page 313—
Public Administrator—*A. H. Boggs . . . 997

Page 360—
Cass County Agricultural and
Mechanical Association
. . . Association was incorporated August 14, 1864, . . .
A. H. Boggs, James C. Boggs

This book is available for FREE download at Internet Archive at the web address below:

You can download it on PDF, EPub, Kindle, Daisy, view Full Text, or DjVu.

On Archibald H Boggs Union Civil War Pension there is NO date of death. Only that his record was filed 08 Aug 1907.


***** NOTICE: 08 FEB 2016 ***** UPDATE

Archibald's Probate was found in Johnson County, Missouri court house. Dated 08 May 1875.

If you notice the line below James C Boggs is empty, that is where his son Jacob Shock Boggs would be if he were alive. Jacob died just after the Civil War of a bite from a dog that was infected with rabies.

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Source for this record was: Missouri, County, District and Probate Courts in Johnson County, Missouri.

Family links: 
  James Clendenin Boggs (1778 - 1846)
  Mary LeMasters Boggs (1782 - 1851)
  Sarah Shock Boggs (1814 - 1864)*
  Elizabeth Woolery Cooper Boggs (1831 - 1905)*
  James Clendenin Boggs (1836 - 1922)*
  Jacob Shock Boggs (1838 - 1865)*
  Benjamin LeMasters Boggs (1810 - 1881)*
  Archibald Hudson Boggs (1812 - 1875)
  James Anderson Boggs (1815 - 1884)*
  Agnes F. Boggs McLaughlin (1818 - 1902)*
  Francis Chapman Boggs (1822 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
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Rest in Peace my 3rd great grandfather.
- Carolyn Boggs-Burt
 Added: Feb. 8, 2016
3rd great uncle of Merrell (Boggs) Marshall4th great uncle of Joan, Bob & Doug Marshall
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 Added: Oct. 19, 2015
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- Janet Boggs Collins
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