Louisa Buntley

11 September 1854–22 January 1931 (Age 76)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Buntley was born on 11 September 1854, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jacob B Buntley, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Forrester, was 23. She married Henry Doak Boaz on 15 August 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 7, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 22 January 1931, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fayette, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Doak Boaz
Louisa Buntley
Marriage: 15 August 1872
Mattie E. Boaz
Sarah Elizabeth Boaz
William Doak BOAZ
Mary Lou Boaz

Spouse and Children

    Henry Doak Boaz



15 August 1872


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob B Buntley


    Elizabeth Forrester




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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 8

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, the chief of which are in Derbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and East and South Yorkshire. The place name is from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss Bandle or Bandli or German Bentele, all short forms of the medieval personal name Pantaleon ( see Pantaleo ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Buntly in household of J B Buntly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Boaz in household of William Boaz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louisa Boaz in household of Henry D Boaz, "United States Census, 1920"

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