Mary Ann Boatright

about 1829–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Boatright was born about 1829, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Benjamin Boatright, was 45 and her mother, Nancy Morgan, was 23. She married Leander Dixon about 1845, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in War Eagle Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died in Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leander Dixon
Mary Ann Boatright
Marriage: about 1845
Mildred Dixon
John C Dixon
Frances T. Dixon
William G. Dixon
Thomas Dixon
Clayborn R. Dixon
Mary B. Dixon

Spouse and Children

about 1845
Arkansas, United States


    Mildred Dixon


    John C Dixon


    Frances T. Dixon


    William G. Dixon



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 6

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Boatwright .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Dixon in household of Leander Dixon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Dixon in household of Leander Dixon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Dixon in household of Leander Dixon, "United States Census, 1850"

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