Eliza Jane Boatwright

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

The Life 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, Hamilton, Texas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Murphree Cemetery, Evant, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Roberts
Eliza Jane Boatwright
Marriage: 14 October 1874
Mary Leona Roberts
Roberta Roberts
Lester Roberts
William A Roberts
Lillian Pearl Roberts
Harvey Headley Roberts
Ollie Mae Roberts
Alvin A. Roberts

Spouse and Children

14 October 1874
Travis Land District, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 4

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

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 bot(e) ‘boat’ + wright ‘maker’, ‘craftsman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Roberts in household of Sam Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jane E Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jane Roberts in household of Sam Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"

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