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Boat(w)right Family Genealogy in America
11-1005. JESSIE MAY BOATRIGHT (JESSE GRAYSON11, JOSEPH LAWSON10, HENRY PRESTON9, JOHN CALVIN8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born Apr 1928 in Arkansas.
Notes for JESSIE MAY BOATRIGHT:
1930 Census: Name: Jessie M Boatright Date: April 15, 1930 Age: 1 Estimated birth year: abt 1928 Birthplace: Arkansas Relation to head-of-house: Niece Race: White Home in 1930: War Eagle, Madison, Arkansas Census Place: War Eagle, Madison, Arkansas; Roll: 82; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 28; Image: 526.0. living with aunt Anna and family
11-1006. VIVIAN BOATRIGHT (JAMES AUSTIN11, JAMES DANIEL10, HENRY PRESTON9, JOHN CALVIN8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1929 in Oklahoma.
Notes for VIVIAN BOATRIGHT:
1930 Census: Name: Vivian Boatright Date: April 18, 1930 Age: 1 Estimated birth year: abt 1929 Relation to head-of-house: Granddaughter Father's Name: Austin Boatright Mother's Name: Zyteha Boatright Home in 1930: Salina, Mayes, Oklahoma Census Place: Salina, Mayes, Oklahoma; Roll: 1913; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 1102.0.
11-1007. ALVA W. BOATRIGHT (BERTA ALBERT11, JOHN ROBERT10, HUGH CHESLEY9, JOHN CALVIN8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 27 Jul 1923 in Arkansas, and died 19 Apr 1999 in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina.
Notes for ALVA W. BOATRIGHT:
1930 Census: Name: Alva W Boatright Date: April 2, 1930 Age: 6 Estimated birth year: abt 1924 Relation to head-of-house: Son Father's Name: Berta A Boatright Mother's Name: Alma L Boatright Home in 1930: Greenland, Washington, Arkansas Census Place: Greenland, Washington, Arkansas; Roll: 97; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 435.0. North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004 Name: Alvie W Boatright Gender: Male Race: White Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic Marital Status: Married Social Security Number: 429226895 Father's Last Name: Boatright Age: 75 Years Date of Birth: 27 Jul 1923 Birth State: Arkansas Residence City: Fayetteville Residence County: Cumberland Residence State: North Carolina Residence Zip Code: 28311 Education: 12th grade Date of Death: 19 Apr 1999 Death City: Fayetteville Death County: Cumberland Death State: North Carolina Autopsy: Autopsy Not Performed Autopsy Findings: Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death Institution: Residence Attendant: Physician Burial Location: Cremation in-state Recorded Date: 26 Apr 1999 Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 Name: Alvie W Boatright Service Info.: CMSGT US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM Birth Date: 27 Jul 1923 Death Date: 19 Apr 1999 Cemetery: Bluff Cemetery Cemetery Address: Springdale, AR 72762Burial: Bluff Cemetery, Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas
11-1008. GERALDINE BOATRIGHT (BERTA ALBERT11, JOHN ROBERT10, HUGH CHESLEY9, JOHN CALVIN8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 1925 in Arkansas.
Notes for GERALDINE BOATRIGHT:
1930 Census: Name: Geraldine Boatright Date: April 2, 1930 Age: 5 Estimated birth year: abt 1925 Relation to head-of-house: Daughter Father's Name: Berta A Boatright Mother's Name: Alma L Boatright Home in 1930: Greenland, Washington, Arkansas Census Place: Greenland, Washington, Arkansas; Roll: 97; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 435.0.
11-1008A. ARLIE F. BOATRIGHT (ARLIE11, JOHN CALVIN10, THOMAS JAMES "T.J."9, JAMES H.8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 27 Jul 1922 in Dow, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, and died 23 May 2009 in Murfreesboro, Pike County, Arkansas. He married EMMA DEAN.
Notes for ARLIE F. BOATRIGHT:
Arlie Boatright, age 86, of Murfreesboro, Arkansas, passed away at his home Saturday May 23, 2009. He was born July 27, 1922 in McAlister, Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Arlie and Lucille Nolen Boatright.
He was preceded in death by parents; one brother Billy Boatright; one grand-daughter Marsha Boatright Hogan and one great-grandson Jeffery Boatright.
He is survived by his wife Emma Dean Boatright of Murfreesboro; two sons Gene and wife Sharon Boatright of Tulsa, OK, Jimmy and wife Linda Boatright of Red Water, TX; two daughters Arlene and Tommy Fugitt of Nashville, AR, Sandy and husband Max Campbell of Nathan, AR; one brother Donalee and wife Lila Boatright of Krebs, OK; eleven grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a special nephew Billy Boatright of Amarillo, TX; and two nieces.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro. He was a Mason and a Shriner. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received a Bronze Star. He served on the Murfreesboro City Council, as Mayor of Murfreesboro, as the Veteran's Service Officer, and was honored as the Citizen of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce in 1981. He and Dean also served as Mr. and Mrs. Diamond. He retired from the Corps of Engineers after thirty three years and then was self-employed as an electrician and business man. He touched the lives of young men for more than twenty years as a baseball coach. His love for the sport created generations of athletes.
Funeral Services are 2:00 PM, Monday, May 25, 2009 at First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro with burial in Murfreesboro Cemetery, with Rev. Brad Elrod officiating.
Visitation will be 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.
1930 Census: Name: Arlie Boatright Jr Date: April 19, 1930 Home in 1930: Dow, Pittsburg, Oklahoma Age: 7 Estimated birth year: abt 1923 Relation to Head of House: Son Father's Name: Arlie Mother's Name: Lucile Race: White Census Place: Dow, Pittsburg, Oklahoma; Roll 1926; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 411.0. Social Security Death Index Name: Arlie Boatright SSN: 446-16-7388 Last Residence: 71958 Murfreesboro, Pike, Arkansas Born: 27 Jul 1922 Died: 23 May 2009 State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951)Burial: Murfreesboro Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Pike County, Arkansas
11-1008B. BILLIE GENE BOATRIGHT (ARLIE11, JOHN CALVIN10, THOMAS JAMES "T.J."9, JAMES H.8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 06 Jan 1924 in Dow, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, and died 08 Sep 1972 in Oklahoma.
Notes for BILLIE GENE BOATRIGHT:
Pvt. Billie Boatright, son of Mr. and Mr. Arlie Boatright, route 5, McAlester was seriously wounded in action on Oct. 24, in the Leyte Phillippine Islands theater of war. In a letter received just prior to official announcement by the war department, Private Boatright told his family that he had been shot in his stomach. He is nearing his 21st birthday and has been in service three years, 30 months of which have been spent overseas with the Seventh division which participated in several Pacific invasions. He has a brother, Sgt. Arlie Boatright, who is now in Italy.
Source: McAlester News Capital, Monday, Dec. 4, 1944
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: Billie G Boatright Birth Year: 1924 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma State of Residence: Oklahoma Enlistment Date: 13 Mar 1942 Enlistment State: Oklahoma Enlistment City: Oklahoma City Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers 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: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army Source: Civil Life Education: 2 years of high school Civil Occupation: Actors and actresses Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 71 Weight: 132 California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957 Name: Gene Boatright Arrival Date: 16 Apr 1945 Age: 22 Birth Date: Abt 1923 Gender: Male Ethnicity: English Ship Name: Buena Vista Hills Port of Arrival: San Francisco, California Port of Departure: Ulithi - Caroline Islands Archive information (series:roll number): IMUSACA1907:130169 Social Security Death Index Name: Billie Boatright SSN: 445-18-1937 Born: 6 Jan 1924 Died: Aug 1972 State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951)Burial: Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
11-1008C. DONALEE BOATRIGHT (ARLIE11, JOHN CALVIN10, THOMAS JAMES "T.J."9, JAMES H.8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born 13 May 1931 in Dow, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, and died 14 Aug 2009 in McAlester Hospital, McAlester, Oklahoma. He married LILLA.
Notes for DONALEE BOATRIGHT:
Donalee Boatright, 78, of Krebs, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
The family will greet friends today at Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Chaney’s Memorial Chapel, McAlester, with the Rev. Charles Saviers officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, McAlester. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Harrison Powers Post No. 79, McAlester. Arrangements are under the direction of Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home of McAlester.
Pallbearers include Robby Baker, Allen Boatright, Dennis Cook, Larry Cook, Ron Cunningham and Tommy Walker.
Honorary pallbearers include James Cummins, Joe Hanoute, Warren Hollis, Dr. Kenneth Miller, David Nelms, M.J. Turnipsead, Bobby Watkins and the Members of the Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 32.
Born May 13, 1931, in McAlester, to Arlie and Lucile (Nolen) Boatright, he grew up in Carbon and graduated from Hartshorne High School. He joined the U.S. Army and served during the Korean conflict. He returned from war and began working in the coal mines of Carbon. He became a coal mine inspector for the U.S. Bureau of Mines and as a supervisor of the sub-district of Bureau of Mines and retired at the age of 65.
Following retirement, he was a councilman for eight years and mayor of Krebs for four years. During his service to Krebs, he implemented many programs such as the Coal Miner Memorial, senior citizens building and the city park. He was a member of the Board of the Coal Mining Institute of Eastern Oklahoma State College, American Legion Post No. 79 and the Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 32 of Krebs, where he was schooled in the Masonic degree work.
Survivors include his wife, Lilla Boatright, of the home; daughter, Lori King, of Krebs; two grandchildren, Thomas Ketcherside, of Baltimore, Md. and Sabrina King, of Krebs; mother-in-law, Golda Smith, of Crowder.
And, brothers and sisters-in-law, Emma Dean Boatright, of Murfreesboro, Ark., Larry and Jessie Grossman, of Denison, Texas, Ruby Masangale, of Broken Arrow, Johnny Mack and Janie Walla, of Canadian, Doyle and Sharon Sheffield, of Lane, Kenny and Suzy Graham, of Caddo Mills, Texas, Larry and Jenelle Walla, of McAlester, John and Mary Ann Smith, of Jumbo, Seth and Marilyn Smith, of Springfield, Ill., and Bruce Smith, of Crowder, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlie and Lucile Boatright; brothers, Arlie Jr. and Billy Gene; father-in-law, T.J. Smith; brothers-in-law, Gerald Masangale, Richard Hill and Dickie Lee Smith, and sister-in-law, Willa Smith.
Burial: Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
Social Security Death Index Name: Donalee Boatright SSN: 446-30-7990 Last Residence: 74554 Krebs, Pittsburg, Oklahoma Born: 13 May 1931 Died: 14 Aug 2009 State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951)
11-1008D. WANDA L. BOATRIGHT (EDWARD CARL11, JOEL BERTON10, JOHN THOMAS9, WILLIAM MCLEAN8, WILLIAM BENJAMIN7, JAMES6, BENONI5, JOHN4, JOHN3, JOHN2, Not Yet Determined1) was born Dec 1929 in Arkansas.
Notes for WANDA L. BOATRIGHT:
1930 Census: Name: Wanda L Boatright Date: April 10, 1930 Home in 1930: Hammond, Lake, Indiana Age: 4 months Estimated birth year: abt 1929 Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: Carl E Boatright Mother's name: Pebble M Boatright Race: White Census Place: Hammond, Lake, Indiana; Roll: 602; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 147.0.
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