Pearl Edwina Booth

Brief Life History of Pearl Edwina

When Pearl Edwina Booth was born on 15 June 1899, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Wallace Booth, was 29 and her mother, Junia Estella Scott, was 27. She married Lonnie Victor Kyker on 27 July 1925, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Civil District 4, Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 8, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1985, in Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Lonnie Victor Kyker
Pearl Edwina Booth
Marriage: 27 July 1925
Howard Dayton Kyker
Harold Edwin Kyker

Sources (22)

  • Pearl Booth in household of Wallace Booth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pearl Edwin Boothe, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Pearl E Booth Kyker, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (northern): topographic or occupational name from Middle English bothe (Old Danish bōth) ‘temporary shelter, such as a covered market stall or a cattle-herdsman's hut’. The latter sense was predominant in the Pennines of Lancashire and Yorkshire, where there were many cattle farms or vaccaries, and whose subdivisions were known as ‘booths’. The principal meaning of the surname there was therefore probably ‘cattle herdsman’, ‘man in charge of a vaccary’, and thus identical with Boothman . Elsewhere it may have denoted a shopkeeper who owned a temporary market stall, but no evidence has been found to confirm this use of the surname. 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).

History: Robert Booth (1604–72) is mentioned in the colonial records of Exeter, NH, in 1645. He subsequently moved to ME.

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

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