Mary E. Boatman

Brief Life History of Mary E.

When Mary E. Boatman was born on 24 November 1844, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Barnard Barnhart Boatman, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Ward, was 33. She married Jacob L. Reisinger on 28 July 1864. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Morgan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States for about 60 years. She died on 6 April 1926, at the age of 81, and was buried in Vinton, Huntington Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob L. Reisinger
Mary E. Boatman
Marriage: 28 July 1864
Lizzie Reisenghe
Eliza Ellen Reisinger
Edward Reisinger
Fannie Mitchell Reisinger

Sources (18)

  • Mary E Reisenghe in household of Jacob Reisenghe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E. Boatman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Mary E Reisinger, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Middlesex): occupational name for a boatman, from Middle English Middle English bo(o)t, bote ‘boat’ + man (Old English bāt + mann).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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