Elsie Edge

21 December 1825–10 July 1893 (Age 67)
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elsie

When Elsie Edge was born on 21 December 1825, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Edge, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Davis, was 20. She married Richard Thornton Booth on 13 August 1846, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pennington, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1846 and Bedford Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 10 July 1893, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Thornton Booth
Elsie Edge
Marriage: 13 August 1846
John Edge Booth
James Davis Booth
Martha Hannah Booth
Sarah Jane Booth
Robert Ebenezer Booth
Margaret Elsie Booth
Richard Thornton Booth Jr.
Alfred Lewis Booth
Joseph Wilford Booth
Merry May Booth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1846Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 17
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 18
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English egge ‘edge, ridge’ (Old English ecg), denoting someone who lived near a prominent edge or ridge of a hill, or a habitational name from Edge (Cheshire).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Travel Experience in England

    Taken from pages 231-232 of "My Life History" by Edith Marsh McIntire, 1997. "In 1987, Wayne and I treated ourselves to a trip to England, the homeland of my paternal and maternal ancestors and Wayne …

    Sources (58)

    • Elsie Edge in entry for Jennie Booth Lane, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elsie Booth in household of Richd T Booth, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elsie Edge in entry for Martha H. Hunter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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