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 Silas Bost Poovy

Silas Bost Poovy

Birth
Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1890 (aged 51–52)
Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Row 4, Grave 1
Memorial ID 58906047 · View Source
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Silas is the youngest child of Conrad Bovy Poovey and Sarah "Sallie" Moose. He was born in Catawba county and is a brother to Drucilla, Noah, Riley, Elkanah, Adline, Miles Melancthon, Marcus A and Mary "Polly" Susannah Poovy.

Their father died when Silas was a year old.
The name Boovey has evolved overtime to Poovey.

Silas enlisted as a Pvt. in Confederate States Army on 13 Mar 1862, age 24, Newton, NC, for three years, Co K, 46 Reg't, North Carolina Infantry. (thanks to anonymous contributor)

Silas married Emily Elizabeth Coulter, who was 11 years older than Silas and had been married twice before. They are the parents of Anna and Robert Poovy.

Silas' marker number, 843, indicates he was admitted here in the mid-1880s. Newspapers of the time indicate that in March 1884 a cyclone struck the area of Newton, NC and Mr. Poovy's barn was among the many structures destroyed.


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Gravesite Details http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17340815/person/584440860

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  • Created by: Suzannah McCuen
  • Added: 19 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58906047
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Silas Bost Poovy (1838–1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58906047, citing Broughton Hospital Cemetery, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Suzannah McCuen (contributor 47283313) .