Azariah J. Boatwright

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ID: I33
Last: Boatwright
First: Azariah
Middle: J.
Birth: 27 May 1841 at Batesburg, South Carolina 1
Death: 22 May 1903 at Batesburg, South Carolina
Burial: Boatwright Cemetery, Lexington Co., SC 2
Sex: M
Notes: Azariah J. Boatwright served during the Civil War in Co K 13th Reg SC Volunteers. He was captured twice, but returned to service after his first release. He was wounded at Gettysburg and lived with the bullet in his body for the rest of his life. He was short of stature, had particularly short legs. He was a planter of cotton, corn, and indigo in the early years, shifting production to peaches, asparagus, and poultry in later years (from notes by Emily Cato Wilson to Emmie Cato Pinson).
Sources: 3 4
Mother: Dempsy Barton b: 1810 d: 3 Mar 1887
Father: William Boatwright b: 6 Jun 1807 d: 14 Sep 1860
Marriage 1   Mary Emily Clark b: 30 Jan 1846 d: 8 Jul 1934
Wedding: 27 Feb 1868 Batesburg, South Carolina 5
1 Leila Estelle Boatwright b: 16 Sep 1869 Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
2 Rufus W. Boatwright b: 10 May 1871 Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
3 Bertha Boatwright b: 2 Dec 1877 Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
4 Reedy J. Boatwright b: UNKNOWN Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
5 Ida Boatwright b: May 1882 Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
6 Oscar C. Boatwright b: 1 Oct 1885 Batesburg, Lexington County, South Carolina
7 Mary Boatwright b: UNKNOWN
1 Title: Tombstone
2 Title: Tombstone
Note: Single tombstone for both Azariah J. Boatwright and wife Emily Clark. Cemetery is next door to their home (still standing in 1995), on Two-Notch Road, south of Batesburg, South Carolina abt 1.4 mi E of US-Hwy178/ Fairview Rd. Home was built by Azariah when he returned from Civil War to replace their original log cabin (per E.C.Pinson note)
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Azriah J. /
May 27, 1841 /
May 22, 1903 /

M. Emily Clark /
Jan. 30, 1846 /
July 8, 1934 /

Sweet indeed is the rest which Christ giveth.
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4 Title: Photo of Tombstone
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5 Repository:
  --Name: Meynel Clowney Cato Genealogy Collection
  --Address: c/o
Title: Hand written notes by Mary Emily Clark Boatwright
Text: Husband name, Asariah J. Boatwright, Married Feb 27, 1868

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