George Washington Boatwright

Born:Feb 4 1863 In:  Tallassee, Alabama
Died:Oct 8 1932 (at age 69)In:  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama

Immediate family

Nancy Elizabeth “ Lizzie “ Boatwright (born Carlisle)
His wife
James William Boatwright
His son
Dovie Lucille Boatwright
His daughter
Thomas Carlisle Boatwright
His son
Abigail “ Abbie “ Hartley Boatwright
His daughter
Mary Elizabeth Black (born Boatwright)
His daughter


Railroad mechanic in Birmingham

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Date: July 19 2011
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Dixie Connections by Marla Phillips

Legend is that he and his wife and their son, James W. IV, took the trainout to Temple, Texas , to visit his Father, James William Boatwright, Sr.,who, legend says, had run off to Temple with a sister (name unknown) ofhis wife, Sara E. Langley.This had to occur probably in 1887.

He worked as a blacksmith for the L&N Railroad and lived all of his adultlife in Birmingham.

After he died 8 Oct 1932 in South Highlands Hospital in Birmingham, hewas buried in Elmwood C emetery in Birmingham, as later was his wife.

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