John Booher
(Abt 1750-Bef 1820)
Barbara Barnett
(Abt 1755-Bef 1844)
Martin Booher
Catharine Hartmann
Benjamin Wesley Booher
(Abt 1781-1856)
James Booher


Family Links

1. Lucinda Elizabeth Hunt

2. Sarah Ann Steele

James Booher 1

  • Born: 26 Aug 1818, Bluff City, Sullivan, TN
  • Marriage (1): Lucinda Elizabeth Hunt
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Ann Steele about 1842 in , Sullivan, TN
  • Died: 15 Jun 1905, , Sullivan, TN at age 86
  • Buried: Steele Cemetery, Sullivan, TN

   FamilySearch ID: LC7Z-55H.

  General Notes:

1. Booher, Winfield Scott. BOOHER FAMILY HISTORY HORIZONS, Wilmington CA (1976), p. 22
2. International Genealogical Index
3. Will of Abraham Booher signed 9 sep 1867
4. 1850 Sullivan Co. TN census
5. 1860 Sullivan Co. TN census
6. Roy Booker information, package received Nov. 29, 1997
7. 1870 Sullivan Co. TN census, print copy
8. Sullivan Co. TN Deeds
9. Online Family Tree: Erica Christensen - gedcom
10. Booher, Allen G. sr. MY OFTEN MISSPELLED NAME IS BOOHER, p. 361
11. 1880 Sullivan Co. TN census

!BIRTH: Source-1 p. 22 for place; Source-6 for date

!MARRIAGE: Source-1 p. 22 for names; Source-9 for date of marriage to Sarah A. Steele

!DEATH: Source-1 for date; Source-6 for date

!BURIAL: Source-6 Copy of headstones in Sullivan Co. Cemeteries from Shirley Frazier to Ernest Shank to Roy Booker

!ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Source-1 information from James Booher, Union Bridge MD 1954. James Booher has the birthdate of his grandfather James Booher as 1818. He is also the source for his birthplace. Source-3 named as executor of brother Abraham's will;

Source-8 Bk 19 p. 121 James Booher, Joseph L. Smith and wife Esther (Booher); Isaac M. Arants and wife Nancy (Booher); James H. Barr and wife Leah (Booher); and Abraham Mc Booher of the one part and Benjamin Booher on the other part, land willed to our mother, Catherine Booher by her father Martin Booher dec'd on White Top Creek, Civil Dist. 4, 248 acres, 1 Nov. 1856 [These are the children deeding land to their father]

1850 Source-4 p. 78 #951-951
Booher, James 32
Lucinda 21
Nancy 9
Phoebe 7
Benjamin B. 6
Sarah 4
Isaac 2
Hensley, Paulina 18

Note. If Lucinda's birthdate is correct, she could not be the mother of Nancy and probably Phoebe.

!1860 Source-5 p. 117 #796-796 Dist 9 Piney Flats P.O.
Booher, James 42 farmer 1200/2700 TN
Sarah A. 38 hk "
Phebe E. 17 " "
Benjamin P. 15
Sarah J. 13
Isaac M. 12

!1870 Source-7 [238] p. 525B #77-77 16th Dist. 3 Aug 1870
Booher, James 52 farmer
Sarah A. 49 HK
Isaac M. 21 farmer
Sarah A. 14 servant Black?

!1880 Source-11 Census Place: District 5, Sullivan, Tennessee
Source: FHL Film 1255281 National Archives Film T9-1281 Page 506D

James BOOKER Self 62 TN Occ: Farmer Fa: PA Mo: PA
Sarah A. BOOKER Wife 59 TN Occ: Kps Hs Fa: TN Mo: TN
Amanda STEEL Niece 17 TN Fa: TN Mo: VA
Robt. B. CRUMLEY GSon 10M TN Occ: Home Fa: TN Mo: TN

James married Lucinda Elizabeth Hunt. (Lucinda Elizabeth Hunt was born in 1819 in , Sullivan, TN and died in 1855 in , Sullivan, TN.)

James next married Sarah Ann Steele about 1842 in , Sullivan, TN. (Sarah Ann Steele was born on 16 Jul 1822 in , Sullivan, TN, died on 24 Feb 1900 in , Sullivan, TN and was buried in Steele Cemetery, Sullivan, TN.)


1 Grider, Barbara M., Barbara Grider Booher Database (Louisville, Kentucky. 2008.).

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