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Boat(w)right Family Genealogy in America

Generation 7


7-196. RUFUS BENJAMIN BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1820 in Prince Edward, Virginia, and died 29 Aug 1894 in Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska. He married MARIAH B. GLENN Abt. 1848 in Ohio. She was born 1825 in Maryland, and died 1908 in Illinois.


Notes for RUFUS BENJAMIN BOATWRIGHT:

1850 Census:
Name: Rufus Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1820
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 92
Roll: M432_694

1860 Census:
Name: Rufus Boatwright
Date: June 12, 1860
Age in 1860: 38
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Hillsboro
Roll: M653_986
Page: 47
Year: 1860
Head of Household: Rufus Boatwright

1870 Census:
Name: Rufus Boatright
Date: July 7, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1820
Age in 1870: 50
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Paint, Highland, Ohio
Occupation: Farming
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Greenfield
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 293
Image: 588
Year: 1870

1880 Census:
Name: Rufus BOATRIGHT
Date: June 3, 1880
Age: 61
Estimated birth year: <1819>
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Laborer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Paris, Edgar, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Mariah B. BOATRIGHT
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA
Census Place: Paris, Edgar, Illinois; 
Roll: T9_205; Family History Film: 1254205; Page: 172A; 
Enumeration District: 100; Image: 0104.

Nebraska State Census, 1885
Name: R. H. Boatright
Census Date: 3 Jun 1885
Census Location: Odessa Township,Buffalo,Nebraska
Locality: Midway Borough
Birth Location: Virginia
Age: 65
Race: White
Enumerator: R. E. Barney
Enum District #: 64
Page: 2
Burial: Kearney Cemetery, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska


Notes for MARIAH B. GLENN:

1850 Census: 
Name: Maria Boatwright 
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 23 
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827 
Birth Place: Ohio 
Gender: Female 
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio 
Family Number: 676 
Census Place: Liberty, Highland, Ohio; 
Roll: M432_694; Page: 93A; Image: 102.

1860 Census:
Name: Maria Boatwright
Date: June 12, 1860
Age in 1860: 34
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1860: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Hillsboro
Roll: M653_986
Page: 47
Year: 1860
Head of Household: Rufus Boatwright

1870 Census:
Name: Marie Boatright
Date: July 7, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824
Age in 1870: 46
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1870: Paint, Highland, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Greenfield
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 293
Image: 588
Year: 1870

1880 Census:
Name: Mariah B. BOATRIGHT
Date: June 3, 1880
Age: 54
Estimated birth year: <1826>
Birthplace: Maryland
Occupation: Keeping House
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Home in 1880: Paris, Edgar, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Female
Spouse's name: Rufus BOATRIGHT
Father's birthplace: MD
Mother's birthplace: MD
Census Place: Paris, Edgar, Illinois; 
Roll: T9_205; Family History Film: 1254205; Page: 172A; 
Enumeration District: 100; Image: 0104.

Nebraska State Census, 1885
Name: Mariah Boatright
Census Date: 3 Jun 1885
Census Location: Odessa Township,Buffalo,Nebraska
Locality: Midway Borough
Birth Location: Maryland
Age: 50
Race: White
Enumerator: R. E. Barney
Enum District #: 64
Page: 2

1900 Census:
Name: Maria Boatwright
Date: June 2, 1900
Home in 1900: Fort Scott Ward 4, Bourbon, Kansas 
Age: 74 
Birth Date: Sep 1825 
Birthplace: Maryland 
Race: White 
Gender: Female 
Relationship to Head of House: Head 
Father's Birthplace: Ireland 
Mother's Birthplace: Maryland 
Mother: number of living children: 4 
Mother: How many children: 9 
Residence : Fort Scott City, Bourbon, Kansas 
Census Place: Fort Scott Ward 4, Bourbon, Kansas; 
Roll T623_471; Page: 4B; 
Enumeration District: 38.

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 
Name: Maria Boatwright
Census Date: 1 Mar 1905 
Residence County: Bourbon 
Residence State: Kansas 
Locality: Fort Scott Ward 4 
Birth Location: Maryland 
Family Number: 176 
Gender: Female 
Estimated birth year: abt 1832 
Race: White 
Line: 20 
Roll: ks1905_11 


Children of RUFUS BOATWRIGHT and MARIAH GLENN are:

8-571A.   i. WILLIAM R. BOATWRIGHT, b. 1849, Highland County, Ohio;  
                                     d. Bef. 1860, Highland County, Ohio.
8-571.   ii. ADELINE CATHERINE BOATWRIGHT, b. 1854, Highland County, Ohio. 

8-572.  iii. RACHEL ANNE BOATWRIGHT, b. 04 Oct 1858, Highland County, Ohio;
                                      d. 27 Aug 1949, Maywood, Los Angeles County, 
                                      California.
8-573.   iv. CHARLES ALBERT BOATWRIGHT, b. 1862, Highland County, Ohio.

8-574.    v. ABNER JOHNSON BOATWRIGHT, b. 1865, Highland County, Ohio; 
                                        d. 20 May 1943, Santa Clara, Santa 
                                        Clara County, California.

7-197. JESSE J. BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1825 in Prince Edward, Virginia. He married ADALINE C. SHEPHERD. She was born 1827 in Virginia.


Notes for JESSE J. BOATWRIGHT:

Served in Union, 168th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)

Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in May 19, 1864. Moved to Covington, Ky., May 19. Detachments stationed at Falmouth and Cynthiana guarding railroad and bridges. Operations against Morgan May 31-June 20. Action at Cynthiana June 9 (Detachment captured). Keller's Bridge, near Cynthiana, June 11. Duty in Kentucky till July 10. Moved to Camp Dennison July 11. Guard duty there and at Cincinnati, Ohio, till September 8. Mustered out September 8, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 8 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

1850 Census:
Name: Jesse J Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1825
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 92
Roll: M432_694

1860 Census:
Name: Jessie Boatwright
Date: June 8, 1860
Age in 1860: 33
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Hillsboro
Roll: M653_986
Page: 36
Year: 1860
Head of Household: Jessie Boatwright

1870 Census:
Name: Jesse J Boatright
Date: June 14, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Age in 1870: 47
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Occupation: Laborer
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Hillsborough
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 191
Image: 383
Year: 1870

1880 Census:
Name: Jessee BOATRIGHT
Date: June 17, 1880
Age: 54
Estimated birth year: <1826>
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Laborer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Dodson, Highland, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Adaline C. BOATRIGHT
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA
Census Place: Dodson, Highland, Ohio; 
Roll: T9_1032; Family History Film: 1255032; Page: 285B; 
Enumeration District: 41; Image: 0574.

Notes for ADALINE C. SHEPHERD:
1860 Census:
Name: Adeline Boatwright
Date: June 8, 1860
Age in 1860: 32
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Hillsboro
Roll: M653_986
Page: 36
Year: 1860
Head of Household: Jessie Boatwright

1870 Census:
Name: Adaline Boatright
Date: June 14, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Age in 1870: 42
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Hillsborough
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 191
Image: 383
Year: 1870

1880 Census:
Name: Adaline C. BOATRIGHT
Date: June 17, 1880
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: <1828>
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Housekeeping
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Home in 1880: Dodson, Highland, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Female
Spouse's name: James BOATRIGHT
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA
Census Place: Dodson, Highland, Ohio; 
Roll: T9_1032; Family History Film: 1255032; Page: 285B; 
Enumeration District: 41; Image: 0574.


Children of JESSE BOATWRIGHT and ADALINE SHEPHERD are:

8-575.    i. REBECCA J. BOATWRIGHT, b. 1853, Highland County, Ohio.

8-576.   ii. WILLIAM BOATWRIGHT, b. 1855, Highland County, Ohio.

8-577.  iii. SARAH B. BOATWRIGHT, b. 1858, Highland County, Ohio.

8-578.   iv. GEORGE B. BOATWRIGHT, b. 1861, Highland County, Ohio.

8-579.    v. MARY ALICE BOATWRIGHT, b. 1863, Highland County, Ohio.

8-580.   vi. AMANDA BOATWRIGHT, b. 1869, Highland County, Ohio.

7-198. AGNESS BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1828 in Prince Edward, Virginia.


Notes for AGNESS BOATWRIGHT:

1850 Census:
Name: Agness Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1828
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Female
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 93
Roll: M432_694

7-199. JOHN J. BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1831 in Prince Edward, Virginia, and died 11 Aug 1908 in Bourbon County, Kansas. He married REBECCA A.. She was born 1837 in Virginia.


Notes for JOHN J. BOATWRIGHT:

John J. Boatwright Gravestone

See link for copy of John J. Boatwright Pension Application.

1850 Census:
Name: John Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 19
Estimated birth year: abt 1831
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 92
Roll: M432_694

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles 
Name: John J Boatwright 
Age at Enlistment: 35 
Enlistment Date: 14 Jun 1861 
Rank at enlistment: Private 
State Served: Ohio 
Survived the War?: Yes 
Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, 
Ohio 24th Infantry Regiment on 14 Jun 1861.
Mustered out on 23 Jun 1864.
Birth Date: abt 1826 
Sources: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio

1870 Census:
Name: John Boatright
Date: June 3, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Age in 1870: 37
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Brush Creek, Highland, Ohio
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: $125
Post Office: Carmel
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 5
Image: 10
Year: 1870

1880 Census:
Name: John J. BOATRIGHT
Date: June 3, 1880
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: <1832>
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to head-of-household: Brother
Home in 1880: Paris, Edgar, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA
Census Place: Paris, Edgar, Illinois; 
Roll: T9_205; Family History Film: 1254205; Page: 172A; 
Enumeration District: 100; Image: 0104.

Nebraska State Census, 1885
Name: John J. Boatright
Census Date: 3 Jun 1885
Census Location: Odessa Township,Buffalo,Nebraska
Locality: Midway Borough
Birth Location: Virginia
Age: 53
Race: White
Enumerator: R. E. Barney
Enum District #: 64
Page: 2
living with brother Rufas and family

1900 Census:
Name: John J Boatwright
Date: June 6, 1900
Home in 1900: Fort Scott Ward 4, Bourbon, Kansas 
Age: 75 
Birth Date: Apr 1825 
Birthplace: Ohio 
Race: White 
Gender: Male 
Relationship to Head of House: Boarder 
Father's Birthplace: Ohio 
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio 
Residence : Fort Scott City, Bourbon, Kansas 
Census Place: Fort Scott Ward 4, Bourbon, Kansas; 
Roll T623_471; Page: 9A; 
Enumeration District: 37.

U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 
Name: John J Boatwright 
Death Date: 11 Aug 1908 
Cemetery: Fort Scott National Cemetery 
Burial Location: Fort Scott, Kansas 
Burial: Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas


Notes for REBECCA A.:

1870 Census:
Name: Rebecca A Boatright
Date: June 3, 1870
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Age in 1870: 33
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Brush Creek, Highland, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: $0
Post Office: Carmel
Roll: M593_1222
Page: 5
Image: 10
Year: 1870

7-200. WILLIAM B. BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1833 in Prince Edward, Virginia, and died Bef. 1870 in Highland County, Ohio.


Notes for WILLIAM B. BOATWRIGHT:

Served in Union, 178th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in September 26, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., October 8. Attached to Defences Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, and Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till October 22, 1864, and at Tullahoma, Tenn., till November 30. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., November 30-December 2. Siege of Murfreesboro December 5-12. Wilkinson's Cross Roads, near Murfreesboro, "The Cedars," December 7. Wilkinson's Pike, near Murfreesboro, December 13-14. Ordered to Clifton, Tenn., and duty there till January 16, 1865. Movement to Washington, D. C., January 16-29, and to Fort Fisher, N. C., February 21-23; to Morehead City February 24, thence to New Berne February 25. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Battle of Wise┐s Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Kinston March 14. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and Charlotte, N. C., till June. Mustered out June 29, 1S65.

Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 66 Enlisted men by disease. Total 68.

1850 Census:
Name: Wm B Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 17
Estimated birth year: abt 1833
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 93
Roll: M432_694


Children of WILLIAM B. BOATWRIGHT are:

8-581.    i. ELMON BOATWRIGHT, b. 1862, Highland County, Ohio.

8-582.   ii. ALICE BOATWRIGHT, b. 1864, Highland County, Ohio.

7-201. MARY A. BOATWRIGHT (BENJAMIN7, JESSE6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1836 in Prince Edward, Virginia.


Notes for MARY A. BOATWRIGHT:

1850 Census:
Name: Mary A Boatwright
Date: August 10, 1850
Age: 14
Estimated birth year: abt 1836
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Female
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Liberty, Highland, Ohio
Page: 93
Roll: M432_694
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