Pvt John William Boatman


Pvt John William Boatman

Death 16 Apr 1928 (aged 86)
Burial Livingston, Overton County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 18573639 View Source
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John Boatman

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
from company G to company E
He also had service in: "G" Co. TN 13th Cavalry

Enlisted 9/14/62. Horse $140, equipment $15. Wounded in Battle on Nolensville Pike near Nashville. Paroled 5/9/1865. Probably captured. Farmer at Jeremiah in Putnam Co. Born in 1841 in Jackson Co. Pension #2344 in Putnam Co. on 11/23/1899. Accepted. States he was born in Grainger Co. 1/21/1842. States he was shot in left arm at Franklin Tenn. States he was paroled on May 9th, 1865 at Washington Ga. Had wife and four children. John R. Waits vouched for him. Parole is in file. Member of the Pat Cleburne Bivouac #27 in Cookeville.
He died on 4/16/1928.


1st Married: Mary Jane Stockton about 1865 in Overton County, TN
Born: about 1844
Died: after 1870 in Putnam County, TN
Parents: Albert and Sarah "Sallie" (Maxwell) Stockton

1.William Chatten Boatman
2.Rosa Boatman
3.Roby C. Boatman
4.Alice Boatman
5.Abby Boatman
6.Leala Boatman

2nd Married: Elretta "Rita" or "Ellie" Harp about 9 February, 1881 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 27 Jul 1860 in Putnam County, TN
Died: 22 Oct 1914 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Bear Creek Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Marion and Vina (Petry) Harp

1.Minnie Boatman
2.Beulah Boatman

•Brother: Pleasant Boatman - 84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment & 28th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment
•Brother-in-Law: Bluford Harvey Stockton - 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment


13th (Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8th Tennessee Cavalry)
Company G & E

•Entered military as Private and left as a Private
•Enlisted 14 Sep 1862 at Overton County
•Jun 30 - Dec 31, 1864: Present



•Filed: 23 Nov 1899
•Died 16 Apr 1928
•Residence: Jeremiah, Putnam County
•Member: Company E, 8th TN Cavalry
•Wounded in Battle of Franklin with gunshot wound in left arm
•Born: 21 Jan 1842 in Grainger County, TN
•Enlisted: In Sep 1862 near Cookeville in the 8th TN Cav commanded by Col. G. G. Dibrell; In company G, commanded by Captain. J. S. Roberts
•Wife is 40 years old
•3 sons and 1 daughter
•Attest: L. T. Peek & John R. Waites

Supporting Documents:
•J. P. Pointer (22 Feb 1905) - Tax Assessment
•J. F. Dyer, MD (3 May 1901) - Physical Exam

•1850 Census: Grainger County, TN, Page 6
•1860 Census:
•1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 254
•1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 128C
•1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 4A
•1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 177B
•1920 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 8A

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  • Maintained by: Kathryn Moore
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 24 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18573639
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John William Boatman (21 Jan 1842–16 Apr 1928), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18573639, citing Paran Cemetery, Livingston, Overton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Kathryn Moore (contributor 48793983) .