George R Boatwright

19 January 1819–9 April 1894 (Age 75)
Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of George R

When George R Boatwright was born on 19 January 1819, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Lewis Boatright, was 21 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Davis, was 19. He married Lauretta Sarah Hurst in 1851, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Court House Township, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 9 April 1894, at the age of 75, and was buried in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States.

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George R Boatwright
Lauretta Sarah Hurst
Marriage: 1851
Elizabeth R. Boatright
Lewis Boatright
Harriet Boatwright
Lauretta Boatright
Drury Lewis Boatwright
Sarah Catherine Boatright

Spouse and Children

Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States


    Elizabeth R. Boatright


    Lewis Boatright


    Harriet Boatwright


    Lauretta Boatright


    Drury Lewis Boatwright


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 3

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a boat builder, from Middle English bot(e) ‘boat’ + wright ‘maker’, ‘craftsman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • G R Boatright, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G R Boatwright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Boatwright in household of Lewis Boatwright, "United States Census, 1850"

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