African-American Boat(w)right Family Genealogy

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African-American Boat(w)right Family Genealogy

Generation 4


4-1. ARCHER HENRY BOATWRIGHT (SHEPPARD3, JAMES2, JAMES HENRY1) was born 1872 in Virginia, and died 19 May 1942 in Logan County, West Virginia. He married ELLEN PALMER 1905 in McDowell County, West Virginia. She was born 1868 in Virginia.


Notes for ARCHER HENRY BOATWRIGHT:

1880 Census: 
Name: Archer Boatwright 
Date: June 3, 1880
Age: 6 
Birth Year: abt 1874 
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1880: Byrd, Goochland, Virginia 
Race: Black 
Gender: Male 
Marital Status: Single 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Byrd, Goochland, Virginia; 
Roll: 1367; Family History Film: 1255367; Page: 218D; 
Enumeration District: 053.

West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971 
Name: Henry Boatwright 
Gender: Male 
Spouse's Name: Ellen Johnson 
Spouse Gender: Female 
Marriage Date: 1905 
Marriage Place: Mcdowell, West Virginia

1900 Census: 
Name: Henry Boatright
Date: June 6, 1900
Age: 27 
Birth Date: 1873 
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1900: Browns Creek, McDowell, West Virginia
Race: Black 
Gender: Male 
Relation to Head of House: None 
Occupation: Laborer
Marital Status: Single 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Browns Creek, McDowell, West Virginia; 
Roll: 1764; Page: 3B; 
Enumeration District: 0070.

1910 Census: 
Name: Henry Boatwright
Date: May 2, 1910
Age in 1910: 38 
Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1910: Coalwood, McDowell, West Virginia 
Race: Black 
Gender: Male 
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Occupation: Coal M‌iner
Marital Status: Married 
Spouse's Name: Ellen Boatright 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Coalwood, McDowell, West Virginia; 
Roll: T624_1686; Page: 11A; 
Enumeration District: 0072.

1920 Census: 
Name: Henry Boatwright 
Date: January 26, 1920
Age: 45 
Birth Year: abt 1875 
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1920: Huntington Ward 6, Cabell, West Virginia 
Race: Black 
Gender: Male 
Relation to Head of House: Head 
Occupation: Government Laborer
Marital Status: Married 
Spouse's Name: Ellen Boatwright 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Huntington Ward 6, Cabell, West Virginia; 
Roll: T625_1951; Page: 2B; 
Enumeration District: 35; Image: 211.

West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973 
Name: Henry Boatright 
Death Date: 19 May 1942 
Death Place: Logan, West Virginia 
Father Name: Archer H. Boatright 
FHL Film Number: 1983635 

Notes for ELLEN PALMER:

Ellen was previously married to a Johnson, prior to marrying Archer Henry Boatwright.

West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971 
Name: Ellen Johnson 
Gender: Female 
Spouse's Name: Henry Boatwright 
Spouse Gender: Male 
Marriage Date: 1905 
Marriage Place: Mcdowell, West Virginia

1910 Census: 
Name: Ellen Boatwright
Date: May 2, 1910
Age in 1910: 41 
Birth Year: abt 1869
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1910: Coalwood, McDowell, West Virginia 
Race: Black 
Gender: Female 
Relation to Head of House: Wife 
Marital Status: Married 
Spouse's Name: Hanry Boatright 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Coalwood, McDowell, West Virginia; 
Roll: T624_1686; Page: 11A; 
Enumeration District: 0072.

1920 Census: 
Name: Ellen Boatwright 
Date: January 26, 1920
Age: 52 
Birth Year: abt 1868 
Birthplace: Virginia 
Home in 1920: Huntington Ward 6, Cabell, West Virginia 
Race: Black 
Gender: Female 
Relation to Head of House: Wife 
Marital Status: Married 
Spouse's Name: Henry Boatwright 
Father's Birthplace: Virginia 
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia 
Census Place: Huntington Ward 6, Cabell, West Virginia; 
Roll: T625_1951; Page: 2B; 
Enumeration District: 35; Image: 211.


Children of ARCHER BOATWRIGHT and ELLEN PALMER are:

 5-1.     i. ED BOATWRIGHT, b. 1898, Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia; 
                             d. 05 May 1916, McDowell County, West Virginia.
 5-2.    ii. JAMES BOATWRIGHT, b. 28 Feb 1901, Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia; 
                                d. 22 Oct 1999, Logan County, West Virginia.
 5-3.   iii. JOSEPHINE BOATWRIGHT, b. 1904, Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia.  

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last modified: April 29, 2013

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