William Pinkney Boutwell was the only surviving son of James Allen Boutwell and Ellender Tullos born June 6, 1846 presumably in Pike County, Mississippi. William served during the Civil War as a Private in the 16th Infantry, Company E, CSA entering the Confederate Army from Pike County. William married Mazurian Jane Boutwell, together they raised a family of twelve children. The family left Pike County for Lawrence County for a while but where back in Pike County by the turn of the century. William and Mazurian are buried in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetry in Lawrence County. The information contained herein was transcribed from his Bible by a grandson, Julius Dewitt Shivers; the whereabouts of the actual Bible are unknown.
The following is as it appears in the Shivers transcript:
Born to Wiliam Pinkney Boutwell and Mazurian Jane Boutwell
James Madison Boutwell - March 3, 1868
William Richard Boutwell (Dick) - Septeber 22, 1869
Doctor D. Boutwell (Doc) - January 26, 1872
Louisa Malona Boutwell (Lona) - January 14, 1874
John Frazer Boutwell - March 22, 1875
Marion Wesley Boutwell - March 27, 1877
Thomas Temple Boutwell - March 24, 1879
Victory Boutwell - June 20, 1881
Joseph Riley Boutwell - January 20, 1884
Willis Picnkey Boutwell - January 22, 1886
Mary Jane Boutwell - March 13, 1888
Lonnie Pertson Boutwell - February 7, 1890
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