James S. Boswell

Virginia, USA
Death 9 Jul 1912 (aged 46)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 132659666 View Source

James S. Boswell was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, being appointed on July 1, 1895, and pensioned on June 30, 1912.

The marriage records of Washington, DC reveal:

Name: James S. Boswell
Spouse's Name: Hattie L. Shelton
Event Date: 05 May 1892
Event Place: District Of Columbia, United States

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I04030-4 , System Origin: District of Columbia-EASy , GS Film number: 2107971 , Reference ID: 235

Citing this Record

"District of Columbia, Marriages, 1830-1921," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 Jul 2014), James S. Boswell and Hattie L. Shelton, 05 May 1892; citing District Of Columbia, United States, reference 235; FHL microfilm 2107971.

The 1900 Census reveals:

Name: James Boswell
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Washington city, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Race (Original): B
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Years Married: 8
Birth Date: May 1866
Birthplace: Virginia
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1892
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
James Boswell Head M 34 Virginia
Hattie Boswell Wife F 34 District Of Columbia

District: 64 , Sheet Number and Letter: 12B , Household ID: 259 , Line Number: 98 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240161 , Digital Folder Number: 004119676 , Image Number: 00184

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 Jul 2014), James Boswell, Washington city, Washington, District of Columbia, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 259, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240161.


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  • Added: 11 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 132659666
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James S. Boswell (May 1866–9 Jul 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 132659666, citing Columbian Harmony Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by John Rentz (contributor 46781289) Burial Details Unknown.