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Abijah Boatwright
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Birth: 1808
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1878
Friendship
Marion County
South Carolina, USA

Son of Daniel and Sarah Boatwright, husband of Rachel Davis.

"Abijah Boatwright was born in 1804 in Marion District, South Carolina. He was a farmer, and the farm is located in what is now called the Friendship Community of Marion County. He married Rachel Davis in the late 1820's and they had seven children.

He dated his will on May 9, 1878, and added a codicil on May 13, 1878. He died in July or August of 1878 and was buried in a burial ground near Catfish Creek that is no longer used. The graves were marked with wooden headboards, and his headboard was intact in 1918. His will was probated on August 5, 1878, by his son, Robert Shields Boatwright, executor. Rachel survived him and died after 1880." - page, 12, Boatwrights and Basses by David Earl Boatwright

Note:
The family members, other than his wife, mentioned in Abijah's will are, his son, Robert S. Boatwright; daughters, Susan Boatwright and Sarah Pace; grandsons, James Henry Pace and Francis Marion Boatwright; and granddaughter, Anna Boatwright. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rachel Davis Boatwright (1807 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Shields Boatwright (1842 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave marked with a wooden headboard, known to be intact in 1918
 
Burial:
Boatwright - Davis Cemetery
Brittons Neck
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: robin pellicci moore
Record added: Apr 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68103590
 


- robin pellicci moore
 Added: Sep. 17, 2016
 
 
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