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  • Catherine Bogue (1760 - 1836)
    puts her date of birth at 1766. Given that her husband was born in 1764, this would seem to be acceptable. * Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via daughter Catherine Rose Chatfield (born Bogue) by S...
  • Grizell Bogue (deceased)
  • Harris Bogue (1783 - 1856)
  • Joshua Bogue (deceased)
  • Laura M. Bogue (1801 - 1898)

About the Bogue surname

"It is believed the family lived in or near Auchencraw, Scotland and were of French extraction. The name Bogue means "The Bow", and those living in Scotland during the reigns of Scottish Kings Duncan, Malcolm III, Canmore, and David I, were probably archers." Variant spellings: Boog, Boeg, Boege, Boag, Boge, Boage, Booge and Bogue In Sweden and Ireland the name is Boge and in Normandy it is Bogue. It is derived from an ancient Teutonic personal name of Bogue. "Fort Macon , protecting Beaufort, North Carolina was located on the easterly point of "Bogue Banks". Early land maps, as well as those of today, name the body of water lying between the mainland and "Bogue Banks", “Bogue Sound" [1].