Frederick Booher 1
- Born: Abt 1790, , , TN
- Marriage (1): Mary E. about 1812
- Died: Oct 1847, , Washington, VA about age 57
1. Elizabeth Parrigin Booher story
2. Washington Co. VA Will Book 10 [General Index to Wills gives Bk. I p. 11
3. Linda Baum, Salt Lake City UT
4. Booher, Allen G. sr. MY OFTEN MISPELLED NAME IS BOOHER
5. 1840 Washington Co. VA census
!BIRTH: Source-4 p. 44 for date and place
!DEATH: Source-2 p. 357 Death occurred between Aug. 1847 when will was made and Oct. 1847 when the will was recorded.
!ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Source-1 said that Frederic had seventeen children, nine sons and eight daughters and that he lived and died in Washington Co. VA;
Source-2 Transcription of Last Will and Testament of Fredrich Booher:
I Fredrich Booher do make this my last will and testament viz: After my just debts are paid I will and bequeath all my estate to my beloved wife Mary so long as she remains my widow except what is hereinafter mentioned. It is my will that the property remain together as it is except so much as will be necessary to pay my just debts and is hereinafter disposed of, or the death of my wife Mary if the youngest heir is not of age it is my will that the property remain together until the youngest heir shall become of age then the property that may be left after raising the children and supporting my wife and is not hereinafter disposed of to be equally divided among my children viz: Eliza Ann, Fredrich Defend, Frankey, Samuel, Polly, John, Emanuell, Barbra, Malinda, William, Elizabeth, Girtianties, James Lyon, Rachiel, Jane, Jacob Hammer, Benjamin,* Madison,* Margaret Elen, and Sarah Catharine and their heirs.
It is my will when my sons marry or become of age that they have a colt and a new saddle to be of equal value as near as they conveniently can. As the girls become of age or marry they are to have a yearling colt and a spinning wheel out of the above mentioned property. Lastly I appoint my two oldest sons, Fredrich Defend and Samuel my lawfull Executors.
Signed and Sealed in the presence of these witnesses this 26th day of August in the year of our Lord 1847.
Fredrich (X his mark) Booher
* I believe the Benjamin and Madison named above may be the same person, Benjamin Madison Booher.
1840 Source-5 p. 203 image 9 on same page with Jacob, Martin, Isaac, Fred jr. & Samuel
male 50-60 [1780-1790] Frederick, b. abt 1790
male 15-20 [1820-1825] unk, both Samuel & Fred Defend had separate listings in 1840
male 10-15 [1825-1830] William, b. abt 1828
male 5-10 [1830-1835] Cirtianndies, b. abt 1832
male 5-10 [1830-1835] James Lyon, b. abt 1834
male 0-5 [1835-1840] John Emanuel, b. abt 1836
male 0-5 [1835-1840] Benjamin Madison, b. abt 1838
male 0-5 [1835-1840] Jacob Hammer, b. abt 1839
female 40-50 [1790-1800] Mary E., b. abt 1798
female 15-20 [1820-1825] Sarah Frances, b. 1820
female 15-20 [1820-1825] Elizabeth 1821
female 10-15 [1825-1830] Mary, b. abt 1824
female 10-15 [1825-1830] Barbara Malinda, b. abt 1830
female 5-10 [1830-1835] Rachel Jane, b. abt 1833
female 0-5 [1835-1840] Margaret Ellen, b. abt 1840
Note. The census shows only one female born 15-20.
Life span: 56 Years
Frederick married Mary E. about 1812. (Mary E. was born about 1798 in , , TN and died in Aug 1854 in , Washington, VA.)