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Ernest Alonzo Boatman
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1859
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1946
Rock Island
Douglas County
Washington, USA

Ernest married Teresa Frederica Serfling in Pierce County, Washington, in approximately 1880; and, together they had five children. Teresa, originally from Minnesota, was from Thurston County and Steilacoom, Pierce County, and they lived in Orting, Pierce County, after their marriage. Teresa died in December of 1904, from "[p]robably neuralgia of heart" with "[s]arcoma of jaw" as a contributing factor.

Ernest remarried on May 2, 1906, in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, to May E. Contine (nee Bradley), approximately 34 years old, born in Missouri.

By 1910, Ernest, 50, May, 38, Lettie B., 21, Willis, 19, Grace, 16, and Allen R., 11, are Ruby M. Contine, May's daughter, are living as a family in Washington. Sources: Wash. Reference No. prcmc-vol4-554; United States Census, 1910.

[Thanks to On angels wings for much of this information]

Ernest married for a third time, on January 2, 1918, in Orting, Pierce County, to Sarah Elizabeth Crist Reichert. Ernest's daughter Lettie Barber was one of the witnesses at the ceremony. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Willis Boatman (1826 - 1926)
  Mary Ann Richardson Boatman (1833 - 1911)
 
 Spouses:
  Teresa Frederica Serfling Boatman (1859 - 1904)*
  May E Bradley Boatman (1871 - 1915)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Crist Boatman (1861 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Fred E Boatman (1885 - 1908)*
  Lettie Brisca Boatman Barber (1888 - 1982)*
  Willis William Boatman (1891 - 1965)*
  Grace Alice Boatman Tulley (1893 - 1982)*
  Allan Richardson Boatman (1899 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Boatman (1852 - 1881)*
  John William Boatman (1854 - 1937)*
  Charles Henry Boatman (1856 - 1937)*
  Clarinda Boatman Fries, Horning (1858 - 1938)*
  Ernest Alonzo Boatman (1859 - 1946)
  Lettie Boatman Williams (1861 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sumner Cemetery
Sumner
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: gensearch
Record added: May 02, 2012
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Ernest Alonzo Boatman
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Ernest Alonzo Boatman
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Ernest Alonzo Boatman
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