Boozer, John Jay
Boozer, John Jay, a Presbyterian minister, was born at Newberry, S. C., in 1825. He was educated in Oglethorpe University, Milledgeville, Ga., and studied in the theological seminary at Columbia, S. C. He was licensed about 1850 by the South Carolina Presbytery, and became pastor of Hopewell Church. In 1855 he removed to North Carolina; in 1858 to Arkansas, and became pastor of Pine Bluff Church, where he remained until his death in August, 1864. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 346.