Eula Iris BOATRIGHT[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23]

Female 1907 - 2005


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  • Born  11 Sep 1907  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  13 Jun 2005  Johnson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dellwood, Emanuel Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Eula Iris BOATRIGHT, a daughter of Maggie G. Key and Britton Benjamin Boatright, was born on 11 September 1907 in Emanuel County, Georgia. She was named as a daughter, aged 2 years, in her parents' household in the 1910 Emanuel County census and as aged 11 years in the 1920 census. She was listed as a daughter in her father's 1951 obituary, and as a step-daughter in her step-mother's 1979 obituary. She also was named as a surviving sister in Annie Mae Boatright Lamb Rogers'1980 obituary, in Lacy Lanell Boatright Cook's 1985 obituary, in Matie Boatright Water's 1986 obituary, and in Josie Boatright Autry's 1998 obituary. She was a resident of Swainsboro, Emanuel County.

      Eula joined Hawhammock Baptist Church on 21 July 1917. On 25 November 1923 charges were brought against her, her father, and her sister Mattie for departure from faith.

      She first married Lester H. Screws in Emanuel County on 20 April 1927. He was born 22 June 1900 in Jefferson County, Georgia, son of Alice Martin and Henry Screws.

      They were first recorded in the 1930 Emanuel County census as follows: Lester H. Screws, head, rented home, lived on farm, age 24, age 21 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, general farm, self-employed, working when census was taken; Eula, wife, homemaker, age 22, age 19 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Marion H., son, age 11 months, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Ina M., adopted daughter, age 12, attended school, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      They were living on a farm, in a rented house, outside of Swainsboro when the 1940 Emanuel County census was taken. The house was rented at $4 a month. Information on the family included the following: Lester Screws, answered census questions, head, age 34, married, completed nine grades of school, born in Georgia, lived on a farm in rural Emanuel County on 1 April 1935, was at work the week of 24 March, worked 50 hours the week of 24 March, farm laborer, worked on own account, worked 34 weeks in 1939, earned $160 in wages in 1939, had no other source of income in 1939; Eula Screws, wife, age 32, married, completed four years of high school, born in Georgia, lived on a farm in rural Emanuel County on 1 April 1935; Marion Screws, son, age 11, attended school, born in Georgia, lived on a farm in rural Emanuel County on 1 April 1935; and, Sandra Screws, daughter, age 2, born in Georgia.

      They had the following children:

      i. Marion H. SCREWS
      ii. Billy H. SCREWS
      iii. Sandra SCREWS

      Lester died 30 August 1969 in Bulloch County and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Emanuel County, although his obituary stated that he was buried at Pinecrest Cemetery. OB

      Eula married second Otho Slater Morris on 20 July 1979 in Swainsboro. He was born 7 May 1912 in Emanuel County.

      Otha died in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia on 29 September 1991 and was buried in Westview Cemetery in Soperton, Treutlen County, Georgia.

      Eula died 13 June 2005 in Johnson County and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Dellwood, Emanuel County.
    Person ID  I623  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2011 

    Father  Britton Benjamin BOATRIGHT,   b. 25 Jul 1885, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1951, Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maggie G. KEA,   b. 3 Aug 1887, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1928, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1904  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F115  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Lester H. SCREWS,   b. 22 Jun 1900, Jefferson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1969, Bulloch County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Apr 1927  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marion Holmes SCREWS
     2. Sandra SCREWS
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F541  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Otha Slater MORRIS,   b. 7 May 1912, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1991, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jul 1979  Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F542  Group Sheet


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