JOHN BOATMAN
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 21 Jan 1842 in Grainger County, TN
Died: 16 Apr 1928 in Overton County, TN
Buried: Paran Cemetery, Overton County, TN ( FindAGrave)
Parents: Henry and Edy (Cox) Boatman

1st Married: Mary Jane Stockton about 1865 in Overton County, TN
Born: about 1844
Died: after 1870 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Paran Cemetery, Overton County, TN ( FindAGrave)
Parents: Albert and Sarah "Sallie" (Maxwell) Stockton

Children:

  1. William Chatten Boatman
  2. Rosa Boatman
  3. Roby C. Boatman
  4. Alice Boatman
  5. Abby Boatman
  6. Leala Boatman

2nd Married: Elretta "Rita" or "Ellie" Harp about 9 February, 1881 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 27 Jul 1860 in Putnam County, TN
Died: 22 Oct 1914 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Bear Creek Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Marion and Vina (Petry) Harp

Children:

  1. Minnie Boatman
  2. Beulah Boatman

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Pleasant Boatman - 84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment & 28th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Brother-in-Law: Bluford H. Stockton

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 th(Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company G & E

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 14 Sep 1862 at Overton County
  • Jun 30 - Dec 31, 1864: Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 23 Nov 1899
  • Accepted
  • Died 16 Apr 1928
  • Residence: Jeremiah, Putnam County
  • Member: Company E, 8th TN Cavalry
  • Wounded in the Battle of Franklin with a gunshot wound in the left arm
  • Born: 21 Jan 1842 in Grainger County, TN
  • Enlisted: In Sep 1862 near Cookeville in the 8th TN Cav commanded by Col. G. G. Dibrell; In company G, commanded by Captain. J. S. Roberts
  • Wife is 40 years old
  • 3 sons and 1 daughter
  • Attest: L. T. Peek & John R. Waites

Supporting Documents:

  • J. P. Pointer (22 Feb 1905) - Tax Assessment
  • J. F. Dyer, MD (3 May 1901) - Physical Exam

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Grainger County, TN, Page 6
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 254
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 128C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 4A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 177B
  • 1920 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 8A