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William A. Booth[1]

Male 1832 - 1902

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  • Birth  9 or 18 Jun 1832  Cattaraugus County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1840  Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1850  Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Purchased  1852  section 29, Prophetstown Township, Whiteside County, Illinois - 40 acres Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1870  Prophetstown Township, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  1877  Woodward Bluff, Portland Township, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Purchased  1885  section 30, Prophetstown Township, Whiteside County, Illinois - 220 acres Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation  1850 - Laborer, Farmer  [3
    Biography  Wm. A. Booth William A. Booth, a farmer, residing on section 30, Prophetstown Township, and the owner of 220 acres of land thereon, is a son of Ashley and Mary (Foy) Booth, and was born in Cattaraugus Colorado., N. Y., June 18, 1832. His father is a native ofTompkins county, that State, is a farmer by occupation, and at present resides in Portland Township, this county. His mother was a native of Cattarugus County, and died in this county, Sept. 4, 1871. Mr. Booth was then married, in April, 1872, toMrs. Fanny Winters.Mr. Booth is the only child of his father's family, and was reared on a farm, receiving the advantages afforded by the common schools. in 1838 his father's family came to this county, and located in Prophetstown, and six years later his fatherlocated 166 acres of land on section 20, Prophetstown Township, where he resided until 1877, when he moved to Portland village.Mr. Booth was united in marriage at the age of 18 years, in Hennepin, Illinois The event occurred June 17, 1850, and the lady of his choice was Miss Adaliza Hurd. She was a daughter of Horace and Lydia Hurd, and was born in Vermont, Nov. 6, 1831.They had six children, five of whom are living: Horace A. was a farmer in Hume Township, this county; Clarence is a farmer, residing in Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois; Fanny A. is the wife of Clement D. Johnson, a farmer in Prophetstown Township;Mary L. is deceased; Henry E. resides with his parents, as likewise does Bertha G.Mrs. Booth resided on the old family homestead until about 24 years of age. in 1852 he entered 40 acres of land on section 29, Prophetstown Township, and resided on it about five years. He then bought, where he now lives, 40 acres, and has sinceadded to his estate until at present he is the proprietor of 220 acres. He makes a specialty of dairying, and keeps usually about 20 cows. He raises also from 50 to 75 hogs annually.Mr. Booth is a member of the Odd Fellows Order, Sinnisippi Lodge, No. 308.  [2, 8
    Died  5 Apr 1902  [9
    Buried  5 Apr 1902  plot 'old 73', Leon Cemetery, Leon Corners, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2280  Sanders
    Last Modified  4 Jan 2010 

    Father  Ashley Booth,   b. 17 Jan 1806, Tompkins county, New York or Freetown, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1885, Portland Township, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Foy,   b. 1812 or 1814, Cattaraugus County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1871, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1830  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F278  Group Sheet

    Family  Adaliza 'Eliza' Hurd,   b. 6 Nov 1831, Vermont or Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1894 
    Married  17 Jun 1850  Hennepin, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bertha G Booth
     2. Horace A Booth,   b. Abt 1851, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clarence Booth,   b. Abt 1854, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Fanny A. Booth,   b. Abt 1856, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary L Booth,   b. Abt 1865, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bfr 1885
     6. Henry Elden? Booth,   b. Abt 1869, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1604  Group Sheet

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  • Headstones
    Cemetery - Leon
    Cemetery - Leon
    Leon, Whiteside County, Illinois
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  • Sources 
    1. [S168] 1850 Whiteside Co, Illinois Census, CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Whiteside DIVISION: District 37 REEL NO: M432-132 PAGE NO: 415A - REFERENCE: Enumerated by W. Anderson on October 2, 1850..
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    2. [S131] Portrait & Biographical Album of Whiteside County, Illinois, (Chicago: Chapman Brothers).

    3. [S168] 1850 Whiteside Co, Illinois Census, CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Whiteside DIVISION: District 37 REEL NO: M432-132 PAGE NO: 415A - REFERENCE: Enumerated by W. Anderson on October 2, 1850..

    4. [S130] Cemetery - Leon Cemetery.
      BD: Jun 9 1832

    5. [S183] 1840 US Federal Census.

    6. [S180] 1870 US Federal Census.

    7. [S258] History of Whiteside County, Illinois : from its first settlement to the present time, with numerous biographical and family sketches. Morrison, Ill.:, Bent, Charles, (Morrison, Ill.: unknown, 1877).

    8. [S132]

    9. [S130] Cemetery - Leon Cemetery.