Lewis Booth

June 1821–5 August 1821
Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Booth was born in June 1821, in Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Lewis Booth, was 35 and his mother, Clarissa Manville, was 31. He died on 5 August 1821, in Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Booth
1785–1829
Clarissa Manville
1789–1871
Emeline Booth
1810–1837
Maria Booth
1814–
Caroline Booth
1813–1888
Clarissa Booth
1819–1844
Lewis Booth
1821–1821
Nancy Booth
1823–1825
Silas L. Booth
1827–1907

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Name Meaning

English (northern): topographic or occupational name from Middle English bothe (Old Danish bōth) ‘temporary shelter, such as a covered market stall or a cattle-herdsman's hut’. The latter sense was predominant in the Pennines of Lancashire and Yorkshire, where there were many cattle farms or vaccaries, and whose subdivisions were known as ‘booths’. The principal meaning of the surname there was therefore probably ‘cattle herdsman’, ‘man in charge of a vaccary’, and thus identical with Boothman . Elsewhere it may have denoted a shopkeeper who owned a temporary market stall, but no evidence has been found to confirm this use of the surname. In the British Isles the surname is still more common in northern England, where Scandinavian influence was more marked, and in Scotland, where the word was borrowed into Gaelic as both(an).History: Robert Booth (1604–72) is mentioned in the colonial records of Exeter, NH, in 1645. He subsequently moved to ME.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Boothman
Boothe

Sources (2)

  • Lewis Booth, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Find a Grave

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