Charles Whitney Booth

14 March 1848–17 February 1925 (Age 76)
Jefferson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Charles Whitney

When Charles Whitney Booth was born on 14 March 1848, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States, his father, Rev. Horace Montreville Booth, was 32 and his mother, Emily Whitney, was 22. He married Eudora Caroline Gordon on 20 June 1871. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1880 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 17 February 1925, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Whitney Booth
1848–1925
Eudora Caroline Gordon
1849–1923
Marriage: 20 June 1871
Herbert Gordon Booth
1874–1931
Eugene W Booth
1876–1958
Charles Edwin Booth
1880–1916
Harold Murray Booth
1884–1958
Jewell Booth
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1871
children

(5)

    Herbert Gordon Booth

    Male1874–1931Male

    Male1876–1958Male

    Charles Edwin Booth

    Male1880–1916Male

    Male1884–1958Male

    Jewell Booth

    Female1896–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Rev. Horace Montreville Booth

    Male1815–Male

    Female1825–1890Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1848–1925Male

    Howard D. Booth

    Male1852–1913Male

    C. V. Booth

    Female1855–Female

    Male1860–1944Male

    John M Booth Sr

    Male1860–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1850 · Compromise of 1850

Age 2

The United States Congress passed a package of five separate bills in an attempt to decrease tensions between the slave states and free states. The compromise itself was received gratefully, but both sides disapproved of certain components contained in the laws. Texas was impacted in several ways; mainly, the state surrendered its claim to New Mexico (and other claims north of 36°30′) but retained the Texas Panhandle. The federal government also took over the public debt for Texas.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 22

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • E W Booth in household of H M Booth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • C W Boothe in household of H M Boothe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles W Booth, "United States Census, 1900"

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