George Nelson Boothe

27 March 1878–29 December 1953 (Age 75)
Stanton, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of George Nelson

When George Nelson Boothe was born on 27 March 1878, in Stanton, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Thomas S. Boothe, was 36 and his mother, Hannah L. Bullock, was 31. He married Ethel Reese Lamborn on 30 November 1910, in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 29 December 1953, at the age of 75.

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George Nelson Boothe
Ethel Reese Lamborn
Marriage: 30 November 1910

Spouse and Children

30 November 1910
West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas S. Boothe


    Hannah L. Bullock




    Laura Jane Boothe


    Alice Anna Booth


    Alice D. Boothe


    Mary E. Boothe


    John W. Boothe


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 15

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: variant spelling of Booth .

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

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  • George Nelson Booth, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"

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