Thomas Booth SR

about 1745–1803 (Age 58)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Booth SR was born about 1745, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Booth, was 66 and his mother, Lucy Gilliam, was 31. He married Sarah Harper on 12 April 1764, in Sussex, Sussex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died in 1803, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Booth SR
1745–1803
Sarah Harper
1748–1779
Marriage: 12 April 1764
Lucy Gillam Booth
1774–
Harper S Booth
1775–1859
Rebecca Boothe
1779–
Susannah Booth
1789–
Sallie Booth
1791–
Thomas Booth Sr.
1777–1843
Mary Marlar Booth
1777–
Judith Booth
1782–
Reuben Booth
1783–1817
Nancy Ann Booth
1783–1838

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1764
Sussex, Sussex, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 13

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 31

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

Age 35

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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  • Will of Thomas Booth, Sr. (1745-1803)

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