Martha Booth

about 1747–
Albemarle Parish, Surry, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Booth was born about 1747, in Albemarle Parish, Surry, Virginia, United States, her father, George Booth, was 68 and her mother, Lucy Gilliam, was 33. She married Independant Porch Sr in 1779, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Independant Porch Sr
1743–
Martha Booth
1747–
Marriage: 1779
Independence Poarch Jr
1784–
Benjamin Poarch
1795–1882
Nancy Poarch
1797–
John A. Poarch Sr.
1787–1872
Martha Poarch
1805–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1779
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    Independence Poarch Jr

    Male1784–Male

    Male1787–1872Male

    Benjamin Poarch

    Male1795–1882Male

    Nancy Poarch

    Female1797–Female

    Female1805–1888Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 11

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 33

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in a small hut or bothy, Middle English both(e), especially a cowman or shepherd. The word is of Scandinavian origin (compare Old Danish bōth, Old Norse būð) and was used to denote various kinds of temporary shelter, typically a cowshed or a herdsman's hut. 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).

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

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