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Generation 11


11-998. DAPHNE BOATWRIGHT (LONNIE CLYDE11, FRANK MORTON10, GEORGE WALTON9, HICKERSON STINSON "DECK"8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 13 Aug 1917 in Holmes County, Mississippi, and died 04 May 1996 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana. She married HARVEY RAY GRADY. He was born 13 Oct 1916 in Mississippi, and died 13 Jun 2004 in Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.


Notes for DAPHNE BOATWRIGHT:

1920 Census:
Name: Daphna Boatwright
Date: January 5, 1920
Age: 2 years 6 months
Estimated birth year: abt 1917
Birthplace: Mississippi
Race: White
Home in 1920: Memphis Ward 13, Shelby, Tennessee
Sex: Female
Marital status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Granddaughter
Mother's Birth Place: Mississippi
Father's Birth Place: Mississippi
Census Place: Memphis Ward 13, Shelby, Tennessee;
Roll: T625_1764; Page: 2A; 
Enumeration District: 145; Image: 84.

1930 Census:
Name: Daphne Boatright
Date: April 14, 1930
Home in 1930: Beat 4, Holmes, Mississippi
Age: 12
Estimated birth year: abt 1918
Relation to head-of-house: Daughter
Father's Name: Lonnie C
Mother's Name: Nettie A
Census Place: Beat 4, Holmes, Mississippi;
Roll: 1148; Page: 7B; 
Enumeration District: 17; Image: 1167.0.

11-999. MARY V. BOATWRIGHT (JAMES11, FRANK MORTON10, GEORGE WALTON9, HICKERSON STINSON "DECK"8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1926 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.


Notes for MARY V. BOATWRIGHT:

1930 Census:
Name: Mary V Boatwright
Date: April 12, 1930
Home in 1930: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee
Age: 4
Estimated birth year: abt 1925
Relation to head-of-house: Daughter
Father's Name: James
Mother's Name: Mable
Census Place: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee;
Roll: 2276; Page: 39A; 
Enumeration District: 94; Image: 800.0.

11-999A. DONALD W. BOATWRIGHT (JESSE WALTON11, FRANK MORTON10, GEORGE WALTON9, HICKERSON STINSON "DECK"8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 06 Dec 1929 in Holmes County, Mississippi, and died 14 Feb 2011 in Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. He married CAROLYN GREEN.


Notes for DONALD W. BOATWRIGHT:

The funeral service for Donald W. Boatwright will be held Friday, February 18, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Starkville, with burial at Oddfellows Cemetery. Dr. Danny Rowland will conduct the service. Visitation will be held Friday, February 18th from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church.

Mr. Boatwright, 81, was born Dec. 6, 1929. He died Feb. 14, 2011. A native of Lexington, he graduated from Lexington High School and Holmes Junior College. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1954. He received his bachelorís degree and masterís degree from Mississippi State University. He joined the Mississippi State University staff as an assistant research professor in the Aerospace Department. At his retirement in 1993, he was named Assistant Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering.

Mr. Boatwright was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church. He served as president of the Starkville Lions Club where he was a member for over 30 years. He was also an avid Mississippi State University fan, beloved father and grandfather.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Walton Boatwright and Myrtle Tyler Boatwright.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carolyn Green Boatwright; son, David Walton Boatwright and wife, Bonnie of Columbus, Ind.; and daughter, Donna Boatwright Rupp and husband, Jeffrey of Starkville; two grandsons, Thomas Walton Boatwright and Brennan David Boatwright; and two granddaughters, Taylor Jackson Rupp and Ellie Emerson Rupp.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Starkville or a charity of your choice.

Source: Starkville Daily News, February 16, 2011.

1930 Census: 
Name: Donald Boatwright 
Date: April 12, 1930
Home in 1930: Beat 1, Holmes, Mississippi
Age: 4 months 
Estimated birth year: abt 1929 
Relation to Head of House: Son 
Parent's Name: Marth Boatwright 
Race: White 
Census Place: Beat 1, Holmes, Mississippi; 
Roll: 1148; Page: 8B; 
Enumeration District: 4; Image: 787.0.


Children of DONALD BOATRIGHT and CAROLYN GREEN are:

        i. DAVID WALTON BOATWRIGHT, b. Mississippi.

       ii. DONNA BOATWRIGHT, b. Mississippi.

11-1000. STEPHEN OSCAR BOATWRIGHT (MARION FRANKLIN11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 13 Feb 1921 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 25 Jun 1995 in Ashville, St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for STEPHEN OSCAR BOATWRIGHT:

1930 Census:
Name: Stevy O Boatwright
Date: April 2, 1930
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: abt 1921
Relation to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Marion F Boatwright
Mother's Name: Ila P Boatwright
Home in 1930: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama
Census Place: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama; 
Roll: 48; Page: 1A; 
Enumeration District: 1; Image: 4.0.

Social Security Death Index 
Name: Stevy Boatwright 
SSN: 416-22-9997 
Last Residence: 35953  Ashville, Saint Clair, Alabama 
Born: 13 Feb 1921 
Died: 25 Jun 1995 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 

11-1001. PAULINE M. BOATWRIGHT (MARION FRANKLIN11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1923 in St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for PAULINE M. BOATWRIGHT:

1930 Census:
Name: Pauline M Boatwright
Date: April 2, 1930
Age: 7
Estimated birth year: abt 1923
Relation to head-of-house: Daughter
Father's Name: Marion F Boatwright
Mother's Name: Ila P Boatwright
Home in 1930: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama
Census Place: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama; 
Roll: 48; Page: 1A; 
Enumeration District: 1; Image: 4.0.

11-1002. MARION FRANKLIN BOATWRIGHT (MARION FRANKLIN11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 23 Jun 1926 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died Apr 1986.


Notes for MARION FRANKLIN BOATWRIGHT:

1930 Census:
Name: Marion F Boatwright
Date: April 2, 1930
Age: 3
Estimated birth year: abt 1927
Relation to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Marion F Boatwright
Mother's Name: Ila P Boatwright
Home in 1930: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama
Census Place: Ashville, St Clair, Alabama; 
Roll: 48; Page: 1A; 
Enumeration District: 1; Image: 4.0.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 
Name: Marion F Boatwright Jr 
Birth Year: 1926 
Race: White, Citizen (White) 
Nativity State or Country: Alabama 
State of Residence: Alabama 
County or City: Blount 
Enlistment Date: 1 Nov 1945 
Enlistment State: Virginia 
Enlistment City: Spencer West 
Branch: No branch assignment 
Branch Code: No branch assignment 
Grade: Private First Class 
Grade Code: Private First Class 
Term of Enlistment: One year enlistment 
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) 
Source: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man who had been 
transferred to the ERC 
Education: 4 years of high school 
Civil Occupation: Tinsmiths, coppersmiths, and sheet metal workers 
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 
Height: 67 
Weight: 150 

Social Security Death Index 
Name: Marion Boatwright 
SSN: 419-42-6586 
Born: 23 Jun 1926 
Died: Apr 1986 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 

11-1003. ROBERT FRANK BOATWRIGHT (WALTER RUSSELL11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 28 Oct 1920 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 10 Nov 1975 in St. Clair County, Alabama. He married VERA EVELYN BAILEY 14 Jul 1940 in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, daughter of LAMAR SPENCELOR BAILEY and BERTHA CLEO BIRDSONG. She was born 04 Sep 1920 in Marshall County, Alabama, and died 02 Jan 2008 in Ashville, St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for ROBERT FRANK BOATWRIGHT:

Robert Frank Boatwright

1930 Census:
Name: Robert F Boatwright
Date: April 3, 1930
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: abt 1921
Relation to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Russel Boatwright
Mother's Name: Flora Boatwright
Home in 1930: Caldwell, St Clair, Alabama
Census Place: Caldwell, St Clair, Alabama;
Roll: 48; Page: 1B; 
Enumeration District: 24; Image: 381.0.

Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 
Name: Vera E Bailey 
Marriage Date: 14 Jul 1940 
County: Etowah 
State: Alabama 
Source information: Alabama Center 
for Health Statistics 

Social Security Death Index 
Name: Robert Boatwright 
SSN: 417-18-0586 
Born: 28 Oct 1920 
Died: Nov 1975 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 






Burial: Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, St Clair County, Alabama


Notes for VERA EVELYN BAILEY:

Vera Evelyn Bailey Boatwright

ASHVILLE ó Funeral service for Mrs. Vera Evelyn Bailey Boatwright, 87, will be Friday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. at Cool Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Curry Harris officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

Mrs. Boatwright died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 in Ashville. She was a retired teacher who taught in several St. Clair County schools. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Ashville. She was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Boatwright; and sons, Bobby Boatwright and Jacky Boatwright. She is survived by daughter-in-law, Mary Boatwright of Ashville; grandchildren, Donna (Dave) Crandell of Ashville, Diane Boatwright of Ashville, Dana (Mickey) Latta of Hoover, Doug (Linda) Boatwright of Oneonta, Brandon (Anita) Boatwright of Odenville, Lee Anne (Wayne) Goray of Lincoln; 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City. Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the service.

Source: The Jacksonville News

Social Security Death Index 
Name: Evelyn Boatwright 
SSN: 420-18-7861 
Last Residence: 35953  Ashville, Saint Clair, Alabama 
Born: 4 Sep 1920 
Died: 2 Jan 2008 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 
Burial: Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, St Clair County, Alabama


Children of ROBERT BOATWRIGHT and VERA BAILEY are:

        i. ROBERT LAMAR BOATWRIGHT, b. 15 Jul 1942, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama; 
                                     d. 15 Sep 2007, St. Clair County, Alabama.
       ii. JACKEY LEE BOATWRIGHT, b. 18 Nov 1951, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama; 
                                   d. 10 Dec 2003, Cullman, Cullman County, Alabama. 

11-1004. HAROLD WAYNE BOATWRIGHT (WALTER RUSSELL11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 28 Feb 1928 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 16 Mar 1976 in St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for HAROLD WAYNE BOATWRIGHT:

Harold Wayne Boatwright Gravestone

1930 Census:
Name: Harold H Boatwright
Date: April 3, 1930
Age: 2
Estimated birth year: abt 1928
Relation to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Russel Boatwright
Mother's Name: Flora Boatwright
Home in 1930: Caldwell, St Clair, Alabama
Census Place: Caldwell, St Clair, Alabama;
Roll: 48; Page: 1B; 
Enumeration District: 24; Image: 381.0.

Social Security Death Index 
Name: Harold Boatwright 
SSN: 423-32-9489 
Born: 28 Feb 1928 
Died: Mar 1976 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 
Burial: Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, St Clair County, Alabama


11-1004A. OUIDA MAXINE BOATWRIGHT (WALTER RUSSELL11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1933 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 1984 in St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for OUIDA MAXINE BOATWRIGHT:

Burial: Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, St Clair County, Alabama


11-1004B. MARION F. BOATWRIGHT (WILLIAM JOHN11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN10, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 18 Aug 1924 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 10 Mar 2001 in St. Clair County, Alabama.


Notes for MARION F. BOATWRIGHT:

1930 Census: 
Name: Marion F Boatright 
Date: April 12, 1930
Home in 1930: Precinct 13, Jefferson, Alabama
Age: 5 
Estimated birth year: abt 1925 
Relation to Head of House: Son 
Father's name: John W Boatright 
Mother's name: Wilie L Boatright 
Race: White 
Census Place: Precinct 13, Jefferson, Alabama; 
Roll: 31; Page: 12B; 
Enumeration District: 145; Image: 488.0.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 
Name: Marion F Boatwright 
Birth Year: 1924 
Race: White, Citizen (White) 
Nativity State or Country: Alabama 
State of Residence: Alabama 
County or City: St Clair 
Enlistment Date: 20 Aug 1943 
Enlistment State: Alabama 
Enlistment City: Fort McClellan 
Branch: No branch assignment 
Branch Code: No branch assignment 
Grade: Private 
Grade Code: Private 
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War 
or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion 
of the President or otherwise according to law 
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) 
Source: Civil Life 
Education: Grammar school 
Civil Occupation: Farm hands, general farms 
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 
Height: 68 
Weight: 060 

Social Security Death Index 
Name: M. F. Boatwright 
SSN: 419-26-6346 
Last Residence: 35128  Pell City, Saint Clair, Alabama
Born: 18 Aug 1924 
Died: 10 Mar 2001 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 

11-1004C. JAMES HERSHEL BOATWRIGHT (WILLIAM JOHN11, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN12, MARION WEBSTER9, JOHN8, JAMES7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 16 Oct 1926 in St. Clair County, Alabama, and died 13 Feb 2009 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.


Notes for JAMES HERSHEL BOATWRIGHT:

BOATWRIGHT, JAMES H., 82 of Birmingham passed away on February 13, 2009 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, his wife and two sons. Survivors include his daughters, Elizabeth Ann Thein (Thomas) and Linda Farmer (Ricky) both of Pinson and his son, Michael Boatwright (Susan) of Birmingham; daughter-in-law, Cindy Boatwright of Gardendale; grandchildren, Belinda, Brandy, Chris, Craig, Cheryl and Amanda; 18 great-grandchildren and three sisters, Loretta, Brenda and Judy. A very special thanks to John Harrison and Tracy Giesker. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 16 from 5- 7PM at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2PM at Cool Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Willmore officiating and burial in adjoining cemetery. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.

1930 Census: 
Name: James H Boatright 
Date: April 12, 1930
Home in 1930: Precinct 13, Jefferson, Alabama
Age: 4 
Estimated birth year: abt 1925 
Relation to Head of House: Son 
Father's name: John W Boatright 
Mother's name: Wilie L Boatright 
Race: White 
Census Place: Precinct 13, Jefferson, Alabama; 
Roll: 31; Page: 12B; 
Enumeration District: 145; Image: 488.0.

Social Security Death Index 
Name: James H. Boatwright 
SSN: 418-32-0917 
Last Residence: 35206  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama 
Born: 16 Oct 1926 
Died: 13 Feb 2009 
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951) 
Burial: Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, St Clair County, Alabama


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