Celia BOATRIGHT

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

Female 1895 - 1971

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  • Born  11 Oct 1895  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  12 Jan 1971  Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  15 Jan 1971  Findley Family Cemetery, Oak Park, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Celia BOATRIGHT (John3, Reubin2, Daniel1), the ninth child and youngest daughter of Nancy Deal and John Boatright, was born on 11 October 1895 in Emanuel County, Georgia. She was named as a daughter, aged 4 years, in her parents' household in the 1900 Emanuel County census, and as aged 14 years in the 1910 census. She also was named as a surviving sister in the obituaries of: Nancy America Boatright, 1939; Rubin Boatright, 1947; William Boatright, 1950; Benjamin Boatright, 1951; Kate Boatright Griffith, 1952; and Mittie Missouri Boatright Hill Meeker, 1956.

      She married William Oustin Findley on 10 July 1917 in Emanuel County. The son of Sheppard H. and Clarissa Thomson Findley, W. O. was born 3 May 1895 in Emanuel County. His sister Daisy Findley married Celia's brother Benjamin. The relationship is implied in a deed of land that was sold to settle Sheppard H. Findley's estate.11

      William registered for the World War I draft in the 50th GMD, Emanuel County on 5 June 1917. His draft registration card provided the following information: William Oustain Findley; age 22; post office address: Oak Park, Georgia; born 3 May 1895; natural born citizen; born in Emanuel County; occupation: farming; single; claimed exemption based on supt. father?s farm; signed William Oustain Findley; physical description: medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald; no physical disabilities.

      In the 1920 Emanuel County census, the family was enumerated as follows: W. O. Findley, age 24, born in Georgia, could read and write, farmer; Ceily, wife, age 22, could read and write, born in Georgia; Lera, daughter, age 2, born in Georgia; and John W., age 4 months, born in Georgia.

      The 1930 census recorded the family as follows: William O. Findley, head, owned home, lived on a farm, age 35, age 22 when first married, could read and write, born in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, general farm, self-employed, was working at time of the census, was not a veteran; Celia, wife, housekeeper, age 34, age 21 when first married, could read and write, born in GA, parents born in GA; Lera, daughter, age 11, attended school, could read and write, born in GA, parents born in GA; John W., son, age 10, attended school, could read and write, born in GA, parents born in GA; Jeannette, daughter, age 5, attended school, born in GA, parents born in GA; Shepherd H., son, age 3 years and 1 month, born in GA, parents born in GA; and Loretta, daughter, age 2 years and 1 month, born in GA, parents born in GA.

      They had eight children:

      i. Lera FINDLEY
      ii. John William FINDLEY
      iii. Lucille FINDLEY, b. 22 July 1922;
      d. 4 December 1922, buried in
      Findley Family Cemetery, Oak
      Park, Emanuel County, GA
      iv. Jeanette FINDLEY
      v. Sheppard H. FINDLEY
      vi. Loretta FINDLEY
      vii. Jestine FINDLEY
      viii. Wyolyn FINDLEY

      Celia and W. O. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception at the home of their daughter, Lera Findley Youmans, in Oak Park.

      W. O. died on 13 January 1969 in Candler County, and was buried in the family burial ground, Findley Cemetery, at Oak Park, Emanuel County.

      Celia died on 12 January 1971 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, and was buried 15 January 1971 in Findley Cemetery, beside her husband. Her residence at the time of her death was in Oak Park. She was a member of Olney Primitive Baptist Church in Oak Park.
    Person ID  I91  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  4 Dec 2013 

    Father  John BOATRIGHT,   b. 3 Nov 1838, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1913, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy DEAL,   b. 11 Jan 1853, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1919, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Sep 1877  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F19  Group Sheet

    Family  William Oustin FINDLEY,   b. 3 May 1895, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1969, Candler Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jul 1917  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Lera FINDLEY,   b. 13 Apr 1918, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1996, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John William FINDLEY,   b. 4 Oct 1919, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 2000, Statesboro, Bulloch County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lucille FINDLEY,   b. 22 Jul 1922, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1922, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Jeanette FINDLEY,   b. 11 May 1924, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 2004, Appling, Appling County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Shepherd H. FINDLEY,   b. 27 Apr 1926, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1980, Metter, Candler County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Loretta FINDLEY,   b. 8 Dec 1927, Oak Park, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 2006, Toombs County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Jestine FINDLEY,   b. 28 May 1931, Oak Park, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 2000, Norfolk, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Wyolyn FINDLEY
    Last Modified  9 Sep 2010 
    Family ID  F85  Group Sheet


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