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Descendants of John Booth

The information listed below has been placed here as a guide to the descendants of John Booth, and should not be considered mistake free. Please direct comments, additions, and corrections to Herb Good

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LAST UPDATED September 11, 2000



Timothy Douglas Booth, BOOTH (E) Family History, One Lineage from Thomas, Sr. (1705-1767) of Amelia County, Virginia to Present, published May 1994.

Inquiries and/or comments can be directed to: Timothy Douglas Booth, 6620 White Post Road, Centreville, Virginia 22020. 








American Genealogical Research Institute, Booth Family History.  Heritage Press, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1978.


Biographical Sketches and Short History of Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Smyth and Wythe Counties, Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia, 1884.


Dabney, Virginius  Virginia, The New Dominion, Doubleday and Co., Garden City, N.Y., 1971.


Driver, Robert J., Jr.  58th Virginia Infantry, The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, H. E. Howard, Inc., Lynchburg, VA, 1990


The Franklin County Historical Society,  Cemetery Records of Franklin County, Virginia, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1986.


Hopkins, Walter Lee  Hopkins of Virginia and Related Families, Richmond, VA, 1931.  Reprinted C. J. Carrier Co., Harrisonburg, VA, 1980.


Jack, George S., History of Roanoke County, Stone Printing Co., Inc., Roanoke, VA, 1912.


Kagey, Deedie  Community at the Crossroads: A Study of the Village of Bonsack of the Roanoke Valley.  Privately published, Roanoke, VA.


Kagey, Deedie  When Past is Prologue: A History of Roanoke County, Roanoke County Sesquicentennial Committee, Walsworth Press, Inc., Marceline, MO, 1988.


Rubin, Louis D., Jr.  Virginia, A History, W. W. Norton and Co., 1977, 1984.


Salmon, John S. and Emily J. Franklin County, Virginia 1786 - 1986  A Bicentennial History, Franklin County Bicentennial Commission, Rocky Mount, VA, 1993.


Spann, Barbara T. Carlby, Fairfax County Office of Comprehensive Planning, Fairfax, VA, 1976.


War of the Rebellion, a Compilation of Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, U. S. Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1901.


White, Clara Roanoke 1740 - 1982, Roanoke Valley Historical Society, Hickory Printing, Roanoke, VA, 1982.


White, Clara St. John's Episcopal Church -- Roanoke, VA, St. John's Episcopal Church Building Centennial, Valley Printers, Salem, VA, 1992.


Wingfield, Dr. Marshall  Franklin County, Virginia: A History, Chesapeake Book Co., Berryville, VA, 1964.


Wingfield, Dr. Marshall Pioneer Families of Franklin County, Manuscript completed 1936, Virginia Book Co., Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1992.


Works Project Administration, Roanoke, Story of County and City, Stone Printing and Manufacturing, Inc., Roanoke, VA, 1942.


Manuscripts and Collections



Amelia County Will Book 2X, Amelia County, VA Courthouse.


Bedford County Deed Books, Land Tax Books, Court Order Books, Will Books, 1772 - 1800's, Bedford City/County Museum, Bedford, VA.  Courtesy of Fred D. Boothe, Dunwoody, GA.


Bible Family Records of McHenry and Lizzie Smith Booth, Bent Mountain, VA, Early 1900's.  Photocopies courtesy of Evelyn Booth Love, Greensboro, N.C.


Booth Family Papers, provided by Carlson F. Booth, Harrisonberg, VA, and in possession of Timothy D. Booth, Centreville, VA.  (Includes extensive collection of letters and documents of DeWitt Clinton Booth of Civil War era, and his daughter Lucy P. Booth.)


Booth, John N., compiler.  The Booth Family History: A Compilation.  (4 Volume Set.)  Oklahoma City, OK, 1993.


Booth, Lee Sutton, Sr.  Handwritten page on Booth American Immigrant, Lynchburg, VA


Booth, Lucy P.  Notes on the Booth Family, Bonsack, VA, 1920.


Census and Military Records, National Archives, Washington, D.C., 1790 - 1920.


Elliot, Katherine B. Early Wills 1746 - 1765 Lunenburg County, Virginia  South Hill, VA, 1967.


Franklin County, Virginia Wills, 1786 - 1812, T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami, FL, 1991.


Joplin, Ann Saunders  (Biography of) Ann Booth Saunders, Rocky Mount, VA, 1967.


Joplin, Ann Saunders (Biography of) Emily Booth Joplin, Rocky Mount, VA, 1967.


The Manor at Taylor's Store, papers in possession of innkeeper and proprietor Mary Lynn Tucker, Wirtz P. O., Franklin County, VA.  Photocopies provided.


Masonic information on the Booth Family of Franklin County and Roanoke, Responsive letter from Grand Lodge of Virginia AF and AM Library and Museum, Richmond, VA, 1993.


Mitchell, Mary Edna Lineage of George Edward Booth (Virginia - Missouri - Texas) with related Families, Waco, TX, 1965.


Raney, Marvin Raney Collection, Volume 2, Booth Family File, (243 pages), Franklin County Library, Rocky Mount, VA, 1978.  (Compilation of family histories of Bedford and Franklin Counties, VA.)


Smith, Essie Wade History of Franklin County, Virginia, unfinished Manuscript and Notes, reproduced by the Franklin County Bicentennial Commission, 1977.


 U.S.S. Hornet's Ship's Log, San Francisco, CA, 1945.


Weisiger, Benjamin B., III Compiler, Prince George County, Va. Wills and Deeds, 1713 - 1728.


Wingfield, Dr. Marshall Marriage Bonds of Franklin County, Virginia 1786 - 1858, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1973.  Available at Fairfax County main library, VA.




Newspapers and Periodicals


"The Fauquier," Obituary article provided by Carlson F. Booth, Harrisonburg, VA.


"The Roanoke Times and World News," (microfilm), Roanoke City Public Library, Virginia Room, Roanoke, VA.