Wade Boggs

Boggs in 2008, photo by supernova7/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Wade Anthony Boggs

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 15, 1958

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish, Irish, and German

Wade Boggs is an American professional baseball player. He was a third baseman. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Boston Red Sox player in 2005.

Wade is the son of Sue and Winfield Boggs, Jr. He is married to Debbie, with whom he has two children.

Wade’s paternal grandfather was Winfield Kennedy Boggs, Sr. (the son of John Conyers Boggs and Harriet/Harriett Elizabeth Prater/Prather). John was born in Pickens, South Carolina, the son of Milton Reese Boggs and Julia Ann Mason. Harriet was born in Pickens, the daughter of William Joseph “Joe” Prater/Prather and Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Boggs.

Wade’s paternal grandmother was Rennie Rosalind Jones (the daughter of William L./Edmond Jones and Martha/Mattie Elizabeth/Lizzie Maxwell). Rennie was born in Georgia. Martha was the daughter of George Milton Maxwell and Corinthia/Cora Andrews/Andrew Gilbert.

Wade’s maternal grandfather was William Herbert Graham (the son of Lawrence/Laurence Calvin Graham and Mattie/Martha Livingston Simpson). William was born in Georgia. Lawrence was born in Georgia, the son of William Brighton Graham and Martha Rhett Williams. Mattie was born in Decatur, Georgia, the daughter of Edgar Augustus/Agustus Simpson, Sr. and Emma Moore.

Wade’s maternal grandmother was Hattie/Harriett Ruby Donnelly (the daughter of Henry Ralph Donnelly and Zilpha Henrietta Simmons). Harriett was born in Georgia. Henry was born in Darien, McIntosh, Georgia, the son of Henry Ralph Donnelly and Anne Eliza Broughton. Zilpha was born in Georgia, the daughter of Isaiah Simmons and Florilla Eleanor Wheeler.

Sources: Genealogy of Wade Boggs – https://www.geni.com

Genealogies and obituaries of Wade’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com

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