Rev Reuben Baker Boatwright

Photo added by George Seitz

Rev Reuben Baker Boatwright

  • Birth 23 Jan 1831 New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 19 Apr 1913 Gold Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 20712115

The second son of Reuben and Mary Boatwright. He was baptized at Mount Zion Church at age 17. He was deputy clerk of Cumberland County. He attended Richmond College then was ordained and served Enon Church as pastor. He then attended the Theological Seminary of Greenville S.C. He served Scottsville Baptist Church. In 1861 he joined the 46th Va. Regiment and was elected chaplain. His health failing, he taught school for the balance of the War. On the 5th of Sept. 1865 he married Miss Elizabeth M. Woodruff. One of their five children was Frederic William Boatwright, president of Richmond College. The house shown was his last home. It was across Route 15 from Buckingham Baptist Church.


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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 31 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20712115
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Reuben Baker Boatwright (23 Jan 1831–19 Apr 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20712115, citing Buckingham Baptist Church Cemetery, New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .