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Updated December 23, 2007

Bogard/Bogart surnames The Five brothers who came to Northern Mississippi
in 1830-1850 James M, b. 1792, William, b. 1794
Abraham and John J., b. 1798 Alexander, b. 1806
Particularly James Bogard 1792/1857 and his descendents
Joel H, Jacob S, John W ,Martin and Martha Jane

James and his brothers were the sons of Jacob Bogard (1762-1820) and Susannna Board , born in Virginia and migrated to Kentucky and then onto Middle Tennessee, Giles County and Maury Counties.

These brothers moved onto North Mississippi by 1850, James M. Bogard(1792-1857) settled in Tippah,County, William Bogard (1794-1863) settled in Marshall Co., Abraham Bogard(1798-1859) settled in Marshall Co. John Johnson Bogard,(1798-1860's)settled in Lafayette Co. and Alexander A.Bogard (1806-1870)settled in Marshall Co.

The two Daughters Mary Polly Bogard and Susannah Bogard also moved to North Mississippi Mary Polly ,married Thomas W Tidwell amd settled in Lafayete Co., Ms where she and Thomas raised a large family. Susannah (Susan)Bogard married R D Jones and settled in Marshall Co. where they raised their Family.

James and his brothers were the grandsons of Abram Bogard b. 1717 in New Jersey and he passed away in the County Poor house at Maury County, Tn. in 1833 at the age of 118 years and 4days young

Would welcome the opportunity to communicate with anyone interested in this family, who would share genealogy info on the ancestors or descendants of Abraham (Abram)

Brick Wall is the location of Burial site/sites for Abram and his son Jacob and their spouses both Rebecca McDaniel Bogard wife of Abram and Susanna Board Bogard, wife of Jacob Bogard

Also have hit another Brick wall as to location of burial site for James M Bogard's wife Annas Harris(1812-1865) and their youngest son Martin Bogard (1851-1868)

If you have read to this point, Please look at the photos (9) of the Family members of James M Bogard. I am not postive of the identity of all these individuals. So Please if you can identify any of these. Let me know, My email is

The information displayed on the Genealogy Report listed below is the accumulation from many who have been so kind and sharing of their Information with me.

This is a work in progress and if I have incorrect information on this page or if I have any that pertain to your family , that you would want removed, then email me and I'll respect your request.

I would like to list some of the sources , that has been a source for this report. I also have many notes on some of these individuals that I would be glad to share with you if you would send me an email. I choose not to display these notes as some are private and are quite lenghty.

The Genealogy information of the Boogaertman>Bogaert>Bogert>Bogart>and Bogard Families are from the sources listed below. and others listed as endnotes on the PDF Report

1. Gijsbert in Den Boogaertman b. 1540, Holland.
Original Source from National Archives in Hague, Holland.

In Dutch, the name is pronounced Boo-gaert, and means a group of fruit trees or orchard.

Other Bogart sources include:

2. Bogart Families, Herbert S. Ackerman, Ridgewood, NJ (1950 (2 Volumes)

3. Miscellaneous Bogarts, Sue N McLane, Cawker City, Kansas 1985

4. The Bogart, Brass and Van Nest Families, Marge Waterfield, Toledo, Ohio (1981).

5.The Bogart Family, Marge Waterfield, Bowling Green, Ohio (1985)

6.The Bogart Family, John Albert Bogart, Printed by Haddon Craftsmen, Scranton, PA, 1959 (929.2 B, White Plains City Library, NY)

7.Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties.The New Jersey Genealogical Publishing Company,New York,NY 1900
8. Harlem, James Riker, New Harlem Publishing Company,New York, 1904
9. New York and New England Families, S.C. Talcott Publishing Co,Baltimore,MD.
10. Also the late Elmer P. Bogart Genealogy compilation of Cornelius Bogaert



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  • Jacob S Bogard & Family about 1900- (39 KB)
    Seated-- Left--Jacob S Bogard(1841-1909) Right--Virginia Diane Woodson Bogard(1847-1910)--Great GrandParents of Harry Bogard standing Left Benjamin Horn Bogard(1870-1953)--center-Allie May Bogard(1885-1956)--right Lula Granville Bogard(1867-1949)
  • Jacob S. Bogard (31 KB)
    Jacob about 1890 in his Confederate uniform
  • Viola Leath & Benjamin H Bogard (25 KB)
    Sketch drawing of Viola Leath and Ben Horn Bogard--Grand Parents of Harry Bogard
  • Parents of Harry Bogard (35 KB)
    Lawrence Bynum Bogard--1902-1960 and Florence Victoria Pegram Bogard---1902-1996
  • James M . & Annas Harris Bogard Family Pictures (343 KB)
    Top Row: R-L James M Bogard, Joel H Bogard, Jacob S Bogard Center row: R-L Annas Harris Bogard, unknown?(possibly Sophronia Hardy Bogard), Virginia Woodson Bogard, Bottom Row: R-L Martha Jane Bogard, Martin T Bogard, John W Bogard

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