|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1831|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1892|
Eli Rice Boardman was the son of James Rice Boardman (1796-1879) and his wife, Sarah "Sally" Hazelrigg (1797-1847).
Eli Boardman married Sarah Ann McCullough
on September 2, 1852 in Kentucky. Census
sources suggest that after their marriage, the Boardmans lived for a time in Kentucky, then in Indiana in the mid-1850's, before coming to Texas by the summer of 1859.
When the 1860 census was taken, Boardman and his family were living in Dallas County, Texas where he was working as a farmer.
Eli R. Boardman served in the Confederate Army in Co. A, 31st Texas Cavalry. He enlisted March
12, 1862 at Dallas, for the period of the war.
Boardman ran the hotel in Grapevine in 1880 at the time the census was taken and he was a member
of Robert E. Lee Camp of United Confederate Veterans in Fort Worth.
Family sources say Boardman died of influenza on January 14, 1892 in Grapevine, Tarrant Co.,
He and his wife had 5 children.
Jilson M. Boardman (1859 - 1931)*
Created by: J. Barry Turnage
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80376026
Thanks and much appreciation for those who made this memorial possible in my great great grandfather's honor.|
Added: Jul. 1, 2015
Added: Jul. 12, 2014
Robert E. Lee Camp #239Sons of Confederate Veterans|
J. Barry Turnage
Added: Nov. 13, 2011