Arlis Dorsey BOATRIGHT, Sr.

Arlis Dorsey BOATRIGHT, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28]

Male 1918 - 2008

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  18 May 1918  Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  9 Dec 2008  Marietta, Cobb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Arlis Dorsey BOATRIGHT Sr., a son of Annie Wease Bryant and Moses Watson Boatright, was born 18 May 1918 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia. He was named as a son, aged 2 years and 3 months, in his parents? household in the 1920 Emanuel County census and as age 11 years in the 1930 Richmond County, Georgia census. He also was named as a surviving son in his father?s 1973 obituary and in his mother?s 1984 obituary. In addition, he was named as a surviving brother in the 1972 obituaries of Emory Boatright and Leo Boatright, and in the 1984 obituary of Randall Vernon Boatright. He served as a pallbearer at the funeral of his grandfather Matthew Brinson Boatright in 1943.

      Arlis was Executor of his father?s estate.

      He moved to Augusta with his parents, who were there by 1930. He was listed in the 1935 Augusta City Directory as a student. His address, 1718 Verdery, was the same as his father?s. By 1936, he was listed as a resident of 447 Watkins, which was still his father?s address. In 1937, he still was residing with his parents and he was employed as a battery man at Whittle Battery Services. In 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941, he still was living with his father at 312 Reynolds Street, Augusta. He was employed as a serviceman at Whittle Battery Service. In the 1947-48 city directory his occupation was a confectioner and he resided at 2146 Midville Road. In the 1947-48 directory Jewel Rhodes was listed as an employee of Arlis D. Boatright and her residence was given as White Road and the corner of Olive. Jewel was to become his wife. He moved to Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, soon after.

      Arlis graduated from the Academy of Richmond County in 1936.

      He bought a lot on Reynolds Street in Augusta in 1938 and sold the house at 312 Reynolds Street in 1944.

      He married Jewel LaVerne Rhodes, daughter of Norah Gossett [Smith] and William Watson Rhodes. She was born in Augusta on 7 July 1927.

      They had five children:

      i. Arlis Dorsey BOATRIGHT Jr.
      ii. Jenny Lee BOATRIGHT
      iii. Susan Ann BOATRIGHT
      iv. Donald Watson BOATRIGHT
      v. Paula Elaine BOATRIGHT

      Arlis died 9 December 2008 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, and was buried in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta.

      Jewel died in Marietta on 5 June 2012 and was buried beside Arlis in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Person ID  I665  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  20 Mar 2011 

    Father  Moses Watson BOATRIGHT,   b. 12 Feb 1898, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1973, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Annie BRYANT,   b. 3 Jan 1901, Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1984, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Nov 1916  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  Abt 1933  Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F123  Group Sheet

    Family  Jewel LaVerne RHODES 
    Children 
    >1. Arlis Dorsey BOATRIGHT, Jr.,   b. 7 Nov 1949, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2009, Marietta, Cobb County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Jenny Lee BOATRIGHT
     3. Susan Ann BOATRIGHT
    >4. Donald Watson BOATRIGHT
     5. Paula Elaine BOATRIGHT
    Last Modified  20 Mar 2011 
    Family ID  F587  Group Sheet


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