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Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., Gallatin Co.
J. W. HOGGINS was born in Gallatin County, Ky., in October, 1823, and is a son of James and Mary (Hill) Hoggins, natives of Bourbon and Scott Counties respectively. James Hoggins, a farmer, was a son of Solomon Hoggins, of Bourbon County; he was magistrate of Gallatin County at one time. J. W. Hoggins received a common-school education, was a merchant in Ghent, Carroll County, six years, then moved to the county where he began farming, and now owns 122 acres of land. He has been magistrate of the county since 1882. In 1846 he married Leah Rice, of Gallatin County, daughter of David and Mary (Cave) Rice, both of Montgomery County. Mrs. Hoggins died in 1865, leaving six children, all dead but Candance, wife of Pepper French. Mr. Hoggins married Mrs. Lucy Rice, widow of Lucian Rice, of Gallatin County, in 1867. He is a member of the Christian Church, and is also a member of the I.O.O.F., No. 45. Politically he is a Democrat.