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Boat(w)right Family Genealogy in America
RESEARCH NOTES 1981 - 1989
BOATRIGHT FAMILY OF LOUISIANA
NORMAN HURD RICKER, JR.
S T A 1ST EST EVENT T YEAR OF NAME YOB POB COUNTY E EVENT EVENT/COMMENT
GeorgeW 1854 Union La GeorgeW b ca 1854. Son of James/JaneE. George 1886 La LA Son of WilliamPinkney b 1857 AR. GeorgeW 1886 AL Union LA GeorgeWilliam Boatwright son of William Pinkney Boatwright/MaryAnna Ham. He b 9-6-1886 Union Parish LA m 1-24-1912 Elizabeth Dean d 12-24-1934. Elizabeth b 11-24-1885 Union Parish, dau Thomas Allen Dean/RebeccaFrancis Albritton, d 1-20-1959 Lincoln Parish LA. *Fabrice b 3-16-1916 m WoodrowWilson Hudson Sr, the Grandfather of TimothyD Hudson.
J.M. 1860 Union LA 1860 c J.M. (m) b ca 1860. Son of JohnW/ Drucello LNU. Jesse 1832 LA Union LA Jesse AKA Captain, b 11-17-1832 m twice Both marriages at Farmerville, Union Parish (1) Sarah Burk (ca 1835-1866). (2) Margaret Grafton (1847-1916). Son of Powhatan/Nancy. JAMES James 1822 AR Union LA 1846 r Son of Powhatan/Lucy Utely. He d ca age 43 ca 1865 at Jackson, Hinds Co MS bur Veterans Cem Jackson. He a farmer, res Twp 21, Union Parish LA bur Liberty Hill Cem, Farmerville, LA. James m JaneE LNU. She a member of Ward's Chapel of Church of Christ. *JohnN b ca 1843 d Farmerville, Union Parish, m NancyEmiline Purdy. *Rebecca AKA Becca b 10-4-1846, Farmer- ville, d age 44 yrs 10 mo 29 days on 9-2-1891 at Farmerville. She m David Phelps. *Mary b ca 1849 d Union Parish m Perry Johnston, Union Parish. *Sidney b ca 1850. *EmilyOctavia b ca 1851 d Union Parish, m Benjamin Purdy. *GeorgeW b ca 1854. *WilliamPinkney b 11-10-1857 Farmerville d 2-8-1901 at Hamburg, Ashley Co AR m Anna Ham 4-7-1884 Farmerville. *JamesFrances AKA Fannie b 4-8-1861 at Farmerville d age 68 yrs 10 mo 7 days 2-14-1930 at Farmerville m JohnFowler Albritton 9-7-1882 Farmerville. James 1822 AR Union LA James b ca 1822 AR d hospital at Jack- son, Hinds Co MS during Civil War, bur Veterans Cem, Jackson. He m JaneE. Son of Powhatan/Lucy Utely. JohnN 1843 LA Union LA JohnN b ca 1843 d Farmerville, Union Parish, m NancyEmiline Purdy. Son of James/JaneE. JohnW 1818 Union LA 1860 c Son of Powhatan/Lucy Utely. He was a prisoner during the Civil War, dis- charged 1865. Wife Ducello LNU b 1823. *MaryE b ca 1847. *J.M. (m) b ca 1860. John 1818 Union LA John b ca 1818 m Ducello LNU b 1823. Son of Powhatan/Lucy Utely.
Lanier 1835 LA Union LA 1857 m Lanier AKA Lewis b ca 1835 d at his res near Spears----- from complications of ? (hand written insert in text not ledgeable) m MarthaJane Dick b ca 1839 on 1-20-1857 Union Co AR. Son of Powhatan/Nancy.
PowhatanV 1790 VA Claiborne LA 1826 m Mrs NancyEleanor Burke a widow with several children on 7-24-1826. Resided near present day Calhoun where he is believed to have run a trading post. She b SC ca 1792 d between 1873 & 1880 at Union Parish LA. *Frances b ca 1828 Claiborne Parish LA m 3-25-1845 Union Parish Thomas Pearson m (2) between 1870-1880 WilliamJ Goyne She d after 11-1-1881 at Union Parish. *PowhatanB b ca 1830 Claiborne Parish LA m Martha; their dau res with PowhatanV/ Nancy 1870c; PowhatanB & Martha dead? *Jessie b 11-17-1832 Claiborne Parish m Sarah Burke. He d 5-15-1905 Shiloh, Union Parish LA, bur Shiloh Cemetery. *Lanier b ca 1835 Claiborne Parish LA m 1-20-1857 Union Co AR MarthaJane Dick. He d 9-10-1862 Zion Hill, Union Parish LA sick on furlough from CSA Army; svc Co H, 31st LA Infantry. *Mary b ca 1837 Claiborne or Ouachita Parish LA m 1864 Union Parish LA WilliamH Mears. She d 2-12-1897 Zion Hill, Union Parish LA. *WilliamCleaton b ca 1839 Union Parish LA m MarthaJ Pierce (Pearce). He d 11-1 or 4-1861, Camp Chalmette LA; svc Co C, 17th LA Infantry, CSA. Powhatan 1790 Claiborne LA 1830 c Powhatan 1790 VA Claiborne LA 1835 l Purchased land with Mrs Molly Burke near Calhoun on 10-14-1835. PowhatanV 1790 VA Union LA 1836 l Land at Zion Hill 11-3-1836; not on the 1837 tax list. PowhatanV 1790 VA Union LA 1839 He a Police Juryman for Ward 4 by Nov 1839. Powhatan 1790 VA Union LA 1845 In August he on a committee of members of Zion Hill Baptist Church to select a Church construction site; Committee reported in September. PowhatanV 1790 VA Union LA 186? He had four sons served CSA Army, all died of sickness or wounds while in the service. *PowhatanB d ca time of Civil War; cause unknown. *Jesse, CAPT, supposedly served in the Confederate Navy, no rcd found. /Grandson served in Civil War. PowhatanV 1790 VA Union LA 1880 d Died at Zion Hill 12-21-1880 bur there in Boatwright Cemetery. Father John Joseph Boatwright; Mother FrancesEliza- beth Tinsley. Powhatan 1790 VA Union LA He believed to be the son John b 1764/ Elizabeth Tinsley. Wm E. Boatright believed he was PowhatanV (1790-1880) and if so was b 7-13-1790 VA; rcds at Union Parish LA show he d 12-21-1880 at age 90 yrs 5 mo 8 days, at Farmerville Union Parish bur Boatright Cem 9 mi N of Farmerville. He was a farmer, res Jessamine Co KY in 1815 where he m (1), ca 1820 res near Prescott, Nevada Co AR Tradition that he a descendant of Poca- hontas and built 1st house at N. Little Rock, Pulaski Co AR. Moved to Ouachita near Monroe in Ouachita Parish LA, then moved to near Farmerville, where he purchased land; in 1836 he had 500A. He a Police Juryman Ward 4 in June 1841 and one of a committee to select church site for Zion Hill Baptist Church in Aug 1845. In 1860 his R.E. value was $2,700.00 and pers prop $790.00 in Union Parish LA. He m (1) Lucy Utely (ca 1799-ca 1822) on 12-23-1813 in Jessamine Co KY. (2) Nancy Burk (ca 1792-ca 1870, a Widow on 7-24-1826 Claiborne Parish LA. Lucy dau of William Utely d 1822 shortly after the birth of her 2d child, prob at N Little Rock, Pulaski Co AR. Mrs Nancy Burk b SC d near Farmerville LA bur Boatright Cem 9 mi N Farmerville. Powhatan and Lucy had two children: *John b ca 1818 m Ducello LNU b 1823. *James b ca 1822 AR d hospital at Jack- son, Hinds Co MS during Civil War bur Veterans Cem Jackson. He m JaneE. ------------- Powhatan and Nancy had seven children, all b at or near Farmerville: *Charlotte AKA Charity b ca 1823 d in 1914 at Farmerville m PeterOliver Price on 7-14-1841. *Frances AKA Frankie b ca 1825 m twice: (1) Thomas Pearson (ca 1822-1869) on 3-25-1845 at Farmerville (2) FrancisA William Goyne (b ca 1821) in 1873. *PucatanB b ca 1829 near Zion Hill, Union Parish LA *Jesse AKA Captain, b 11-17-1832 m twice Both marriages at Farmerville: (1) Sarah Burk (ca 1835-1866). (2) Margaret Grafton (1847-1916). *Lanier AKA Lewis b ca 1835 d at his res near Spears----- from complications of ? (hand written insert in text not ledgeable) m MarthaJane Dick b ca 1839 on 1-20-1857 Union Co AR. *Mary b ca 1837 LA. *WilliamCleaton b ca 1839 m Martha James (1839-ca 1862). He d 9-10-1862 at Jackson, Hinds Co MS. PucatanB 1829 LA Union LA PucatanB b ca 1829 near Zion Hill, Union Parish LA. Parents Powhatan/ Nancy.
Sidney 1850 Union LA Sidney b ca 1850. Son of James/JaneE.
WilliamC 1839 LA Union LA WilliamCleaton b ca 1839 m Martha James (1839-ca 1862). He d 9-10-1862 at Jackson, Hinds Co MS. Son of Powhatan/ Nancy. WilliamP 1857 LA Union LA WilliamPinkney b 11-10-1857 Farmerville d 2-8-1901 at Hamburg, Ashley Co AR m Anna Ham 4-7-1884 Farmerville, Union Parish LA. Son of James/JaneE.
IDENTIFICATION OF CODE FOLLOWING YEAR
a = Appraisal or administration of estate b = Birth c = Census d = Death l = Entry in Deed Book or other land record; can be mortgage data m = Marriage w = Will exists, existed or possibly exists p = Pension or possible pension r = Residence t = Tax Record i = Inventory of estate + = Sometime after the year - = Sometime before the year
CODE PREFIX IN EVENT/COMMENT COLUMN
* = Son or Daughter / = Relationship of individual not identified - = Simply points out the entry
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