Peter Bucher
(Cir 1725-)
John Booher
(Cir 1750-Bef 1820)
Barbara Barnett
(Abt 1755-Bef 1844)
Benjamin Wesley Booher
(1781-1860)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine

Benjamin Wesley Booher 1

  • Born: 24 Nov 1781, , Lancaster, PA
  • Marriage (1): Catherine about 1815
  • Died: 14 Jul 1860, , Sullivan, TN at age 78
  • Buried: Bristol: Weaver's Union Cemetery, Sullivan, TN

  General Notes:

!SOURCES:
1. Elizabeth Parrigin Booher story
2. Booher, Winfield Scott. BOOHER FAMILY HISTORY HORIZONS, p. 22
3. Booher, Allen G. sr.. MY OFTEN MISSPELLED NAME IS BOOHER. p. 44
4. 1830 Sullivan Co. TN census
5. 1840 Sullivan Co. TN census
6. 1850 Sullivan Co. TN census
7. 1860 Sullivan Co. TN census
8. VAGenweb: Washington Co.: Thomas, A. ANDREW THOMAS FAMILY OF
WASHINGTON AND SMYTH COUNTIES VA
9. FAMILY GATHERINGS //genweb.net/~wsnks/
10. Martin Booher will
11. TNGenweb: Sullivan Co. Cemeteries

!BIRTH: Source-11 Weavers Cem. has 1781; Source-3 p. 44 has 24 Nov. 1781

!MARRIAGE: Source-10 named as husband in will

!DEATH: Source-1 he lived and died in Sullivan Co. TN; Source-9 Sullivan County Cemeteries for date

!BURIAL: Source-9 Sullivan County Cemeteries for place

!ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Source-1 Benjamin had nine children, four sons and five daughters; Source-8 has Wesley for a middle name; Source-11 BOOHER, Benjamin b. 11-24-1781 d. 7-14-1860

!CENSUS:
1830 Source-4 p. 326
Booher, Benjamin
male 40-50 [1780-1790] Benjamin, b. 1786
male 20-30 [1800-1810] unknown, too old to be son of his marriage to Catherine
male 5-10 [1820-1825]
male 0-5 [1825-1830] Abraham, b. 1830
female 40-50 [1780-1790] Catherine, b. abt 1788
female 10-15 [1815-1820] Esther, b. abt 1821
female 5-10 [1820-1825] Sarah, b. abt 1823
female 5-10 [1820-1825] Nancy, b. abt 1825
female 0-5 [1825-1830] Leah, b. abt 1829

!1840 Source-5 p. 101
Booher, Benjamin
male 50-60 [1780-1790] Benjamin, b. 1786
male 20-30 [1810-1820] Martin, b. 1817
male 20-30 [1810-1820] James, b. 1818
male 5-10 [1830-1835] Abraham, b. 1830
female 40-50 [1790-1800] Catherine, b. abt 1788
female 15-20 [1820-1825] Esther, b. abt 1821
female 15-10 [1820-1825] Nancy, b. abt 1825
female 10-15 [1825-1830] Leah, b. abt 1829

!1850 Source-6 p. 629 #825-825 Image 120
Booher, Benjamin 64 farmer PA
Abram 19 farmer TN
Nancy 25

!1860 Source-7 p. 34 #315 Beaver Creek P.O.
Booher, Benjamin 75 farmer 12800/6270 PA
A.M.C. 29 " TN
Harriet 27 hk "
Benjamin F. 3 "
Willard, Hugh C. 17 [grandchildren??]
Barr, William 12
Sarah C. 8

  Medical Notes:

Life span: 74 Years

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1850 in , Sullivan, TN. Name: Benj Booher Age: 64 Estimated birth year: abt 1786 Birth place: Pennsylvania Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Division 1, Sullivan, Tennessee Page: 69 Roll: M432_897

2. He appeared on the census in 1860 in , Sullivan, TN. Name: Benjamin Booher Age in 1860: 75 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1860: District 4, Sullivan, Tennessee Gender: Male Post Office: Beaver Creek Roll: M653_1275 Page: 34 Year: 1860 Head of Household: Benjamin Booher


Benjamin married Catherine, daughter of Martin Booher and Catharine Hartmann, about 1815. (Catherine was born about 1781 in , Lancaster, PA and died in 1856.)


Sources


1 Grider, Barbara M, <i>Barbara Grider Booher Database</i> (Louisville, Kentucky. 2008.).



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