Robert George Booth

17 January 1863–29 November 1935 (Age 72)
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert George

When Robert George Booth was born on 17 January 1863, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Lovell Booth, was 31 and his mother, Louisa Kent, was 26. He married Elizabeth Wilmina Thompson on 3 January 1912, in Beaver, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah Territory, United States in 1870. He died on 29 November 1935, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Robert George Booth
Elizabeth Wilmina Thompson
Marriage: 3 January 1912

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3 January 1912
Beaver, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Robert G Booth in household of Charles Booth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George R Booth in household of Charles Booth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George R Booth, "United States Census, 1930"

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