Ancestors of Pat Hardin
Ezekiel Boggs (1812-1880) & Eliza Ann Nichols (1820-1903)
Compiled by Patricia Freeman Hardin, Mount Holly NC
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EZEKIEL BOGGS (son of JAMES A. BOGGS and VILETTA WARD) was born 01 Dec 1812 in GA, and died 04 Oct 1880 in Jackson County, GA. He married ELIZA A. NICHOLS on 02 Apr 1835 in Clarke County, GA, daughter of RANSOM NICHOLS and NANCY BROWNING. She was born 16 Sep 1820 in Gum Springs, Clarke County, GA, and died 25 Aug 1903 in Jackson County, GA.

Notes for EZEKIEL BOGGS:
Book: "Athens, GA Newspaper Clipping (Southern Banner) Vol. II 1831-1834 by Elizabeth Evans Kilbourne, 2000.
Page 264
Letter in Athens P.O. for Ezekiel Boggs Jan 1834, Jul 1834, Oct 1834.

1840
Clarke County GA 1840 Census
District 261; Ancestry.com Image 1
Ezekiel Boggs
1 male under 5
1 male 20 to 30
1 female under 5
1 female 15 to 20

1850
Jackson County GA 1850 Census
Ezekiel Boggs, 37 m GA - $1500
Eliza A., 29 f GA
Mary J., 14 f GA
Richard W., 12 m GA
James R., 10 m GA
Nancy E., 8 f GA
William P., 4 m GA
Caroline E., 6, f GA
David E., 1 m GA
Vilatta Boggs, 55 f GA
Owned 2 Slaves

1852
Ezekiel Boggs was Justice of the Peace for Harrisburg GMD 257 in 1852.

1860
Jackson County GA 1860 Census
Harrisburg District
Ezekiel Boggs, 46, m GA - farmer - $2200/$6616
Elizer A., 39 f GA
James R., 19 m GA
Nancy C., 17 f GA
William P., 15 m GA
David E., 11 m GA
Caroline C., 13 f GA
John W., 9 m GA
Sarah C., 7 f GA
Julius H., 5 m GA
Jacob C. N., 3 m GA
Emmer T., 1 f GA
Vilator, 75 f GA

1870
Jackson County GA 1870 Census
Jefferson P.O.; page 401A
Ezekiel Boggs, 57 m GA
Eliza A., 50 f GA
John W., 19 m GA
Sallie, 17 f GA
Julius H., 16 m GA
Jacob C. N., 13 m GA
Emma T., 11 f GA

1880
Census Place: District 257, Jackson, Georgia
Source: FHL Film 1254153 National Archives Film T9-0153 Page 655A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Ezekiel BOGGS Self M M W 67 GA
Occ: Farmer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Eliza A. BOGGS Wife F M W 60 GA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: GA Mo: GA
Jacob C. N. BOGGS Son M S W 22 GA
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GA Mo: GA
John W. BOGGS Son M M W 30 GA
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Adaline O. BOGGS DauL F M W 21 GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA
Alfred WOOD Other M S B 20 GA
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Martha E. BOGGS GDau F S W 1M GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA

Jackson County GA Court Records
Estate Return Book "G, 1878-1884"

More About EZEKIEL BOGGS:
Burial: Boggs Family Cemetery, Jackson County, GA

Notes for ELIZA A. NICHOLS:
1900
Eliza A. Boggs was living with her daughter Mary Pittman in the Jackson County GA 1900 Census.

1901
Jackson County GA Tax Digest
Harrisburg District #257; Jefferson P.O.
Eliza A. Boggs, widow, paid $6.35 tax on 127 acres

Estate
Jackson County GA Court Records
Annual Returns K, 1903-1907, p. 134, 320.

More About ELIZA A. NICHOLS:
Burial: Boggs Family Cemetery, Jackson County, GA

Marriage Notes for EZEKIEL BOGGS and ELIZA NICHOLS:
Marriage Recorded in Clarke County, GA Marriage Book B, page 242. (source: "Clarke County, Georgia Marriage Records, 1803-1909" by Faye Stone Poss & Ted O. Brooke.

Children of EZEKIEL BOGGS and ELIZA NICHOLS:

i. MARY JANE BOGGS, b. 06 Apr 1836, Jackson County, GA; d. 05 Oct 1905, Jackson County, GA; m. MORDECAI MONROE PITTMAN, 06 Feb 1853, Jackson County, GA; b. 13 Oct 1828, Jackson County, GA; d. 03 May 1896, Jackson County, GA.

Notes for MARY JANE BOGGS:
1900
Jackson County GA 1900 Census
(Ancestry.com Image 26)
Mary Pittman, 64 GA - widow; given birth to 13 children with 11 living
Clara, 25 GA - daughter
Ann E. Boggs, 80 GA - mother - widow; given birth to 12 children

More About MARY JANE BOGGS:
Burial: Woodbine Cemtery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

Notes for MORDECAI MONROE PITTMAN:
+He served as Capt. in 34th GA Vol. Co. E, Bennett's Co., C.S.A.
+He was a Judge and Farmer.
+Died when a horse ran away with him.

1880
Census Place: District 257, Jackson, Georgia
Source: FHL Film 1254153 National Archives Film T9-0153 Page 658D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Mordecai PITTMAN Self M M W 51 GA
Occ: Lawyer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Mary J. PITTMAN Wife F M W 44 GA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: GA Mo: GA
Arthur E. PITTMAN Son M S W 18 GA
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Ella E. PITTMAN Dau F S W 16 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Emma S. PITTMAN Dau F S W 16 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Lula M. PITTMAN Dau F S W 13 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Minnie C. PITTMAN Dau F S W 10 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Henry T. PITTMAN Son M S W 8 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Clara E. PITTMAN Dau F S W 6 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Walter J. PITTMAN Son M S W 4 GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA

More About MORDECAI MONROE PITTMAN:
Burial: Woodbine Cemtery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

ii. RICHARD WASHINGTON BOGGS, b. 02 Jun 1839, Jackson County, GA; d. 09 Nov 1920, Madison County, GA; m. GRACE LETITIA "TISHIE" PITTMAN, 24 Dec 1868, Jackson County, GA (Source: Marriage Book D, page 462.); b. Aug 1845, Jackson County, GA; d. 01 Jan 1932, Madison County, GA.

Notes for RICHARD WASHINGTON BOGGS:
+Served in Co. A, 8th GA Infantry "Rome Light Guards", CSA. Enlisted May 18, 1861. Wounded July 1861 at Manassas. Surrendered at Appomatox April 9, 1865. Appointed 3rd Cpl. Filed for a pension in Madison County, GA.

1880
Richard W. BOGGS Self M Male W 40 GA Farmer GA GA
Gracy T. BOGGS Wife M Female W 34 GA Keeping House GA GA
Source Information:
Census Place Danielsville, Madison, Georgia
Family History Library Film 1254157
NA Film Number T9-0157
Page Number 70A

1900
Madison County, GA 1900 census
Danielsville District; sheet 14B
Richard W. Boggs, Jun 1838, 61 years old; married 32 yrs. born GA, both parents born in GA
Gracy, Aug 1845, 54 years old; married 32 yrs. born in GA, both parents born in GA

More About RICHARD WASHINGTON BOGGS:
Burial: Old Dainelville Cemetery (Presb. Church)

Notes for GRACE LETITIA "TISHIE" PITTMAN:
OBITUARY
The Jackson Herald, January 7, 1932
Mrs. Boggs Answers Death Summons
Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Letitia Pittman Boggs were conducted at the
home of her niece, Mrs. CD Stark, of Commerce, Ga., on Sunday afternoon at two
o'clock, by Dr CC Tooke, pastor of the First Baptist Church. She passed away
on Friday, January 1, 1932, at the home of her niece, Mrs. Clara Pittman
Harris, near Brockton.
She was a native of Jackson County. Mrs. Boggs was eighty-six years old the
past August. She was the widow of Richard W. Boggs, who preceded her to the
grave more than ten years ago. She was the daughter of Pleasant Owen Pittman
and Susannah Benton Pittman, whose ancestors were early settlers of Jackson
County. Her grandfather, James Pittman, for whom the James Pittman Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revolution, Commerce, Ga., was named, was a
Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War.
Mrs. Boggs was the youngest and last member of a family of twelve children.
The interment was at Danielsville, Ga., Madison County, where her husband is
buried, and where she made her home during her married life of more than forty
years.
Surviving her are a number of nieces and nephews, including Dr. CE Pittman,
Mrs. CD Stark, of Commerce, Mr. Arthur Staple, Mrs. Myrtice Bullock, Mrs. Ella
Coleman, of Nicholson, Messrs. Arthur and Charlie Pittman of Jefferson, Mrs.
Clara Harris and Mrs. Minnie Carter of Harrisburg district, also a number of
nieces and grand nieces and nephews in other parts of the state.

Georgia Death Index, 1928-1932
Name: Mrs Lettie P Boggs
Death Date: 01 Jan 1932
County of Death: Jackson
Certificate: 1292

More About GRACE LETITIA "TISHIE" PITTMAN:
Burial: Old Dainelville Cemetery (Presb. Church)

iii. JAMES RANSOM BOGGS, b. 15 Aug 1840, Jackson County, GA; d. 13 Dec 1862, Fredricksburg, VA.

Notes for JAMES RANSOM BOGGS:
Served as Pvt. in Co. A, 8th GA Regt. "Capt. McGrider's". Enlisted May 18, 1861.

More About JAMES RANSOM BOGGS:
Burial: Buried in Confederate Cemetery, Fredricksburg, VA

iv. NANCY ELIZABETH BOGGS, b. 20 Jan 1843, Jackson County,; d. 17 Jun 1933, Jackson County, GA; m. JAMES L. WILLIAMSON, 21 Nov 1866, Jackson County, GA; b. 21 Sep 1846, Jackson County,; d. 19 Jan 1911, Jackson County,

More About NANCY ELIZABETH BOGGS:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

Notes for JAMES L. WILLIAMSON:
1880
Jackson Co. GA 1880 Census
District 257: page 657B
James L. Williamson, 33 GA GA GA; farmer
Nancy E., 33 GA GA GA; wife
Edgar L., 12 GA GA GA; son
Beulah E., 8 GA GA GA; dau.
Iola E., 6 GA GA GA; dau.
Wade H., 4 GA GA GA; son
Eula M., 2 GA GA GA; dau.
Gorden, 2 months GA GA GA; son
Columbus Williamson, 23 (black) GA GA GA; other; farm laborer

James L. Williamson listed in Jackson County, GA 1900 Census in 245 District.

James L. Williamson served CSA - Lumpkin Artillery (Grave Marker in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA)

Served as Clerk of the Court.

More About JAMES L. WILLIAMSON:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

v. WILLIAM POLK BOGGS, b. 20 Nov 1844, Jackson County, GA; d. 14 Jun 1921, Jackson County GA; m. MARTHA ANGELINE WILLIAMSON, 22 Jan 1875, Jackson County, GA; b. 17 Oct 1856, Jackson County, GA; d. 16 Aug 1954, Jackson County, GA. See Sketch on William Polk BOGGS and Martha Angeline WILLIAMSON

vi. CAROLINE E. BOGGS, b. 21 Dec 1846, Jackson County, GA; d. 06 Oct 1908, Clarke County, GA; m. JOSEPH E. TUCK, 03 Dec 1868, Jackson County, GA (Source: Book D, page 461.); b. 1844, GA.

Notes for CAROLINE E. BOGGS:
Caroline E. and Joseph E. Tuck were divorced in Jackson County, GA in Feb. 1896. Joseph E. Tuck was listed as a non-resident.

More About CAROLINE E. BOGGS:
Burial: Bethany Methodist Church, Jackson County, GA

Notes for JOSEPH E. TUCK:
1880
Census Place: District 257, Jackson, Georgia
Source: FHL Film 1254153 National Archives Film T9-0153 Page 657A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Joseph E. TUCK Self M M W 36 GA
Occ: Farmer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Caroline E. TUCK Wife F M W 33 GA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: GA Mo: GA
John A. TUCK Son M S W 10 GA
Occ: At Home Fa: GA Mo: GA
Henry J. TUCK Son M S W 5 GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA
William E. TUCK Son M S W 1 GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA

vii. DAVID EZEKIEL BOGGS, b. 13 Jan 1849, Jackson County, GA; d. Pinebluff, Arkansas (Source: Emily O'Neal.); m. IDA TEAGUE; b. 1858, NC.

Notes for DAVID EZEKIEL BOGGS:
Lived in Toledo, Ark at time of mother's death.

1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
David BOGGS Self M Male W 32 GA Farmer GA GA
Ida BOGGS Wife M Female W 22 NC Keeping House NC NC
Phillip BOGGS Son S Male W 1 NC At Home GA NC
Source Information:
Census Place Valley, Hot Spring, Arkansas
Family History Library Film 1254046
NA Film Number T9-0046
Page Number 526D

July 30, 1880, The Forest News
Maysville Chips:
D. E. Boggs and lady, arrived here on the down train, last Thursday morning from Arkansas. They stopped at G. W. Brown’s, Thursday night and left Friday morning to visit “the old folks at home.” [abstract sent by Faye Poss to pfh July 2004]

viii. JOHN WESLEY BOGGS, b. 27 Dec 1850, Jackson County, GA; d. 10 Aug 1923, Jackson County, GA; m. ADDIE O. HUNTER, 20 Feb 1879, Jackson County, GA; b. 30 Mar 1859, GA; d. 04 Nov 1938, Jackson County, GA (Source: Obituary in "The Hoschton News", Thrusday, Nov. 10, 1938.).

Notes for JOHN WESLEY BOGGS:
+Listed in the 1900 Jackson County, GA Census.

More About JOHN WESLEY BOGGS:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

More About ADDIE O. HUNTER:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

ix. SARAH EVELINE BOGGS, b. 06 Dec 1852, Jackson County, GA; m. JAMES A. NICHOLS, 19 Nov 1878, Jackson County, GA; b. Jul 1853, GA.

Notes for JAMES A. NICHOLS:
1880
Census Place: District 257, Jackson, Georgia
Source: FHL Film 1254153 National Archives Film T9-0153 Page 655A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James A. NICHOLS Self M M W 26 GA
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: GA Mo: GA
Sarah E. NICHOLS Wife F M W 25 GA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: GA Mo: GA
Emma L. NICHOLS Dau F S W 2 GA
Fa: GA Mo: GA

1900
Clarke County GA 1900 Census
Athens; GMD 216
James A. Nichols, 46 (July 1853) GA GA GA
Sallie E., 47 (Dec 1852) GA GA GA
Emma L., 22 (July 1877) GA GA GA

x. JULIUS HILLIER BOGGS, b. 19 Apr 1854, Jackson County, GA; d. 20 Mar 1932, Jackson County, GA; m. SUSAN HARLOW BULLOCK, 13 Dec 1883, Madison County, GA; b. 24 Aug 1865, Madison County, GA; d. 19 Jul 1927, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA.

Notes for JULIUS HILLIER BOGGS:
1880
Jackson County GA 1880 Census
Julius H. Boggs was living in the home of his sister and her husband George W. Brown.

Jackson Herald 3-17-1932:
Friends of Mr. Julius H. Boggs will regret to know that his condition since the latter part of last week has not been so favorable. Mr. Boggs recently underwent a serious operation, and is recuperating at his country home.

Georgia Death Index, 1928-1932
Name: Julius H Boggs
Death Date: 20 Mar 1932
County of Death: Jackson
Certificate: 6324

More About JULIUS HILLIER BOGGS:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

Notes for SUSAN HARLOW BULLOCK:
Georgia Death Index, 1919-1927
Name: Mrs. J. H. Boggs
Death Date: 19 Jul 1927
County of Death: Jackson
Certificate: 16967-I

More About SUSAN HARLOW BULLOCK:
Burial: Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, Jackson County, GA

xi. JACOB CAPERS NEESE BOGGS, b. 15 Dec 1856, Jackson County, GA; d. 22 Aug 1904, Madison County, GA; m. (1) MOLLY WYATT BULLOCK, 27 Dec 1881, Madison County, GA; d. 30 Jan 1896; m. (2) ALICE EUGENIA JARRETT, 20 Oct 1896, Jackson County, GA (Source: Jackson County, GA Marriage Book H, page 56.); b. Oct 1867, GA.

Notes for JACOB CAPERS NEESE BOGGS:
Judge J. N. Boggs was ordinary of Madison County GA.

1900
Madison County GA 1900 census
Danielsville District; Sheet 17 B
(Ancestry.com Image 34)
Neese Boggs, 48 GA
Allis, 32 (Oct 1867) GA; given birth to 1 child
James, 11 (Sept 1888) GA
Maud, 10 (May 1880) GA
Estille, 1 (Aug 1898) GA

More About JACOB CAPERS NEESE BOGGS:
Burial: Old Danielville Cemetery (Presb. Church), Madison County, GA

More About MOLLY WYATT BULLOCK:
Burial: Old Dainelville Cemetery (Presb. Church), Madison County, GA

Marriage Notes for JACOB BOGGS and MOLLY BULLOCK:
Recorded in Madison County Marriage Book C, page 117.

xii. EMMA TALLULAH BOGGS, b. 28 Nov 1858, Jackson County, GA; d. 29 Dec 1906, Jackson County, GA; m. GEORGE WASHINGTON BROWN, 20 Jan 1874, Jackson County, GA; b. 06 Jan 1844, Oglethorpe County, GA; d. 30 Sep 1912, Jackson County, GA.

More About EMMA TALLULAH BOGGS:
Burial: Boggs Family Cemetery, Jackson County, GA

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON BROWN:
Served in CSA. Co. K, 6th Ga. Inf. "Gilmer Blues". Enlisted August 22, 1861. Lost right arm in battle of Bentonville, N.C. He surrendered at Tallahassee, FL on May 10, 1865 and was paroled at Albany, GA on May 18, 1865. He recieved the Southern Cross of Honor.

He was baptized on August 1866 at Cloud's Creek Baptist Church in Oglethorpe County, GA.

He was an active member of the community and served as School Teacher for Jackson County, Jackson County Tax Receiver 1875-1879 and Postmaster of Maysville, GA in 1885. He served on the Board of Education 1876-1912 and was Superintendent of Commerce GA schools between 1871-1873. He was Justice of the Peace in 1901. He was also a Minister.

The following was abstracted by Emily O'Neal.

Forest News 2/12/1878 Mr. George W. Brown sells guano to the farmers.
Forest News 1/23/1880 Messrs. Brown & Chandler have increased the force in their shoe
factory, thus enlarging their business.
Forest News 1880 Brown & Riley are thinking of building as their present house is too
small for their increasing business.
Forest News 7/30/1880 George W. Brown has purchased A.C. Humphrey's place and contemplates moving
here this fall. D.E. Boggs and lady arrived here on the down train last Thurs.
morning from Arkansas. They stopped at G.W. Brown's Thurs. night and left Fri.
morning to visit "the old folks at home."
Jackson Herald 8/5/1881 Our business houses are to be increased, in the person of Mr. A.J.
Baugh, who will open out, on the first of September, in the building now
occupied by G.W. Brown. The latter will occupy the new building he had erected this
summer.
Jackson Herald 10/14/1881 in a poem about businessmen.
Jackson Herald 4/14/1882 Dr. Carr has come down and gave his influence to George W. Brown for
Representative. Remember, George has an empty sleeve.
Jackson Herald 6/23/1882 G.W.Brown received some fine watermelons from Atlanta. He sells them
cheap for the season.
Jackson Herald 7/14/1882 G.W. Brown has 150 pounds of honey for somebody.
Jackson Herald 8/17/1882 G.W.Brown was visited by W.G. England & lady of Oglethorpe Co.
Jackson Herald 1/18/1884 G.W. Brown will orate at Maysville IOOF Lodge meeting at Belton
Jackson Herald 2/1/1884 G.W. Brown has been quite sick but is improving.
Jackson Herald 2/8/1884 Mr. & Mrs. G.W. Brown are both in bed.
Jackson Herald 3/14/1884 G.W.Brown has recovered sufficiently to be out again. His wife is also
convalescent.
Jackson Herald 3/28/1884 G.W.Brown has recovered from his recent illness and is attending to his
business again.
Jackson Herald 5/2/1884 You can get any grade of shoe made to order by calling at G.W. Brown's store and having your measures taken.

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON BROWN:
Burial: Boggs Family Cemetery, Jackson County, GA

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