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 Caleb Harrison Boggess

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Caleb Harrison Boggess

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death
14 Apr 1889 (aged 66)
Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
11125316 View Source

h/o Elizabeth Ann Camden.

Birth: 3rd of nine known children in Lumberport, Harrison county, Virginia, now West Virginia.

Paternal grandfather, Samuel Boggess (1742-1825), was veteran of the Revolutionary War.

Caleb was a delegate to the 1861 Secession Convention.

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Caleb was raised with older orphaned cousins
Caroline Litchfield
& Samuel Boggess, surviving of four known children of his aunt Magdalene Robinson and uncle John Boggess.

Caleb graduated 1845 from Virginia Military Institute, studied law under Judge Edward S Duncan, admitted to bar in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1847, as a delegate from Lewis county, he walked out of the 1861 Secession Convention with other Union supporters. Moved to Clarksburg from Weston in 1861, employed as chief counsel in West Virginia for the Baltimore & Ohio railroad company, successfully argued cases before both, Supreme Court of West Virginia and United States. ~ SOURCE, in part, from History of Harrison County, page 136.

Census: 1850, age 26 in district 21, Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia, with wife & one child in her parents home.

Census: 1860, age 36 in Weston, Lewis county, Virginia now West Virginia with wife & three kids.

Census: 1870, age 47 in Clark district, Harrison county, West Virginia with wife & one kid.

Census: 1880, age 58 in Clark district, Harrison ounty, West Virginia with wife & two others in household.

Death: in Clarksburg, Harrison county, West Virginia, formerly Virginia.

Father: Caleb Boggess b: 1784 Frederick county, Maryland.
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Robinson b: 1791 Harrison county, Virginia, now West Virginia.

Marriage: Elizabeth Ann Camden b: 16 jun 1826 Parkersburg, Wood county, Virginia, now West Virginia.
Married: 2 Nov 1848 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia

Known Children

Sally Camden Boggess b: 24 FEB 1850 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia

Draper Camden Boggess b: 3 FEB 1856 in Virginia now West Virginia

Mary Genevieve Huffman Boggess b: 7 NOV 1858 Virginia now West Virginia

Richard Boggess b: 21 JUN 1860 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia

h/o Elizabeth Ann Camden.

Birth: 3rd of nine known children in Lumberport, Harrison county, Virginia, now West Virginia.

Paternal grandfather, Samuel Boggess (1742-1825), was veteran of the Revolutionary War.

Caleb was a delegate to the 1861 Secession Convention.

View his ancestry on Rootsweb

Caleb was raised with older orphaned cousins
Caroline Litchfield
& Samuel Boggess, surviving of four known children of his aunt Magdalene Robinson and uncle John Boggess.

Caleb graduated 1845 from Virginia Military Institute, studied law under Judge Edward S Duncan, admitted to bar in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1847, as a delegate from Lewis county, he walked out of the 1861 Secession Convention with other Union supporters. Moved to Clarksburg from Weston in 1861, employed as chief counsel in West Virginia for the Baltimore & Ohio railroad company, successfully argued cases before both, Supreme Court of West Virginia and United States. ~ SOURCE, in part, from History of Harrison County, page 136.

Census: 1850, age 26 in district 21, Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia, with wife & one child in her parents home.

Census: 1860, age 36 in Weston, Lewis county, Virginia now West Virginia with wife & three kids.

Census: 1870, age 47 in Clark district, Harrison county, West Virginia with wife & one kid.

Census: 1880, age 58 in Clark district, Harrison ounty, West Virginia with wife & two others in household.

Death: in Clarksburg, Harrison county, West Virginia, formerly Virginia.

Father: Caleb Boggess b: 1784 Frederick county, Maryland.
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Robinson b: 1791 Harrison county, Virginia, now West Virginia.

Marriage: Elizabeth Ann Camden b: 16 jun 1826 Parkersburg, Wood county, Virginia, now West Virginia.
Married: 2 Nov 1848 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia

Known Children

Sally Camden Boggess b: 24 FEB 1850 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia

Draper Camden Boggess b: 3 FEB 1856 in Virginia now West Virginia

Mary Genevieve Huffman Boggess b: 7 NOV 1858 Virginia now West Virginia

Richard Boggess b: 21 JUN 1860 in Harrison county, Virginia now West Virginia


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