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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jamison Booth
Cynthia Ann Garrett
Hester Ann Booth
Jameson Wesley Booth
Freeland Booth
Jefferson Booth
Benjamin Frankin Boothe
Alonzo Booth
William Oliver Booth
Elizabeth Jane Booth
Milton Booth
Sarah M. Booth
Mary F Booth
Prudence Booth
Charles J. Booth

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

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. 

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.