Prudence Booth

16 September 1858–1878 (Age 19)
Cabell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Booth was born on 16 September 1858, in Cabell, Virginia, United States, her father, Jamison Booth, was 38 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Garrett, was 36. She lived in Wayne, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Union Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died in 1878, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Jamison Booth
1820–1896
Cynthia Ann Garrett
1821–1903
Hester Ann Booth
1838–1840
Jameson Wesley Booth
1864–1951
Freeland Booth
1866–1941
Jefferson Booth
1840–1921
Benjamin Frankin Boothe
1842–1884
Alonzo Booth
1844–1862
William Oliver Booth
1847–1930
Elizabeth Jane Booth
1849–1928
Milton Booth
1851–1881
Sarah M. Booth
1854–1926
Mary F Booth
1856–1876
Prudence Booth
1858–1878
Charles J. Booth
1861–1936

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 6

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

Irish both, a house

Sources (3)

  • Prudence Broth in household of Jimerson Broth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Prudence Booth in household of James Booth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Prudence Booth, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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