Eliza Jane Boatwright

11 September 1857–20 January 1952 (Age 94)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Boatwright was born on 11 September 1857, in Texas, United States, her father, Alexander Evans Boatright, was 34 and her mother, Mary Hawkins Whittington, was 23. She married Samuel Roberts on 14 October 1874, in Travis Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 5, Hamilton, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 January 1952, in Evant, Coryell, Texas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Murphree Cemetery, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Roberts
1855–1930
Eliza Jane Boatwright
1857–1952
Marriage: 14 October 1874
Mary Leona Roberts
1876–1962
Roberta Roberts
about 1879–
Lester Roberts
about 1896–
William A Roberts
1877–1953
Lillian Pearl Roberts
1884–1949
Harvey Headley Roberts
1887–1970
Ollie Mae Roberts
1892–1973
Alvin A. Roberts
1900–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1874Travis Land District, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1858
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1858: Hamilton, Texas, United States
    1863
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 25
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a boat builder, from Middle English botwrythe, botwright ‘boat-wright, boat builder’ (Old English bāt ‘boat’ + wyrhta ‘wright, craftsman’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Boatright
    Botwright

    Sources (17)

    • Jane Roberts in household of Sam Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Eliza Jane Boatwright, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Jane Roberts, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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