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Benjamin P. Boston

Male 1887 - 1970


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  • Born  Apr 1887  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Dec 1970  New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: Craven County Hospital 
    Cause: cerebrovascular accident 
    Address:
    1104A K Street
    New Bern, North Carolina 
    Buried  02 Jan 1971  Edward, Beaufort County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I503  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2009 

    Father  Ben Boston,   b. abt. 1850, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1910 
    Mother  Alcy C. Koonce,   b. Jun 1841, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1869 
    Family ID  F167  Group Sheet

    Family  Matilda Wiggins,   b. abt. 1889, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1923, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1905 
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Boston,   b. abt. 1906, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hattie Boston,   b. abt. 1908, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlotte K. Boston,   b. 1909, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2009 
    Family ID  F169  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 Census: Ben & Alcy Boston
    1900 Census: Ben & Alcy Boston
    Enumeration Date: 13 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 44
    Sheet: 8B
    Location: Township 2, Craven County, North Carolina

    #55 - Family enumerated as black

    1. Boston, Ben - head, age 52, born in 1847
    2. Elcy C. - wife, age 59, born Jun 1841, mother of 14 children, 8 still alive
    3. Livie E. - daughter, age 22, born Jul 1877
    4. Ocala - son, age 19, born Apr 1881
    5. Benjamin P. - son, age 12, born Apr 1887
    6. Freeman - son, age 8, born Apr 1892
    7. Dora M. - daughter, age 7, born Aug 1893
    8. Pearl M. - granddaughter, age 2, born Apr 1897
    9. Lendora - granddaughter, age 1, born Apr 1899

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    1910 Census: Alsie Boston
    1910 Census: Alsie Boston
    Enumeration Date: 5 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 14
    Sheet: 14B
    Location: Township 2, Craven County, North Carolina

    #274
    1. Boston, Alsie - Head, age 64, widowed, mother of 14 children w/ 7 alive, mulatto
    2. Osie O. - son, age 28, widowed, mulatto
    3. Dora M. - daughter, age 16, mulatto
    4. Osie - grandson, age 2, mulatto

    #275
    1. Boston, Benjamin - Head, age 2?, married 5 years
    2. Matilda - wife, age 21, married 5 years, mother of 3 kids and 3 kids alive
    3. Nathaniel - son, age 4
    4. Hattie - daughter, age 2
    5. Charlotte K. - daughter, age 11 months

    Note: Family number 276 is headed by a James Boston, age 29. He could potentially be a son of Alsie's given the age and approx. birth year of 1881?
    1920 Census: Jadie & Dora Tripp
    1920 Census: Jadie & Dora Tripp
    Enumeration Date: 12 Apr 1920
    Enumeration District: 14
    Sheet: 14A
    Location: Township 2, Craven County, North Carolina

    #303
    1. Tripp, Jadie - head, age 35
    2. Dora - wife, age 27
    3. Melvin - son, age 10
    4. Flora - daughter, age 7
    5. Blanch - daughter, age 6
    6. Theodore - son, age 3
    7. Lester M. - son, age 10 months

    #304
    1. Boston, Alsie - Head, age 78 widowed
    2. Boston, Gibbon - nephew, age 11

    #305
    1. Boston, Ben - Head, age 41
    2. Larra - wife, age 39
    3. Nathaniel - son, age 13

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    Death Certificate: Ben Boston
    Death Certificate: Ben Boston
    Father: Ben Boston
    Mother: Elsie Koonce
    Widowed
    Informant: Mable Murphy
    Internment: family cemetery in Edward, North Carolina

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com), http://is.gd/XSz..