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 James Allen Boatright

James Allen Boatright

Birth
Saline County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Jul 1960 (aged 84)
Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois, USA
Burial Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 12302029 · View Source
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Allen was the youngest of twelve children born to John A. and Martha Ann (Vinyard) Boatright. He married Sarah Catherine Patterson in 1898 and they had five children: Bessie, Beulah, James Lloyd, Nellie Lee and Audy Wilson.

Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, IL
July 9, 1960

Allen Boatright,
84, Retired
Farmer, Dies

Allen Boatright, 84, retired farmer who made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Nellie Fox, at 515 West Poplar street, Harrisburg, died in the Harrisburg hospital at 12:25 p.m. Friday. he was born in Saline county May 5. 1876 and was the youngest of 12 children of the late John and Martha Ann Boatright. He had been in failing health for the past two years.
In addition to his daughter, with whom he made his home, he is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Bessie Harper, RFD 1, Harrisburg, and his son, lloyd Boatright, Harrisburg, 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death nine years ago by his wife, Katherine, by his daughter Beulah and his infant son. He is also survived by his brothers Mack Boatright, Marion and Leonard Boatright, Peoria.
The body is in the care of Harrisburg funeral home and will be in state at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Harold Randolph, at the north edge of Carrier Mills on the blacktop road. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bankston church west of Harrisburg with the Rev. Alvey Daily officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.



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  • Created by: Sharon
  • Added: 10 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12302029
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Allen Boatright (5 May 1876–8 Jul 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12302029, citing Bankston Cemetery, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sharon (contributor 46795073) .