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Benjamin Booth (1667 - bef. 1746)

Benjamin Booth
Born in Scituate, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1690 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
Husband of — married 1719 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co., Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died before before age 78 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Sep 2009
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Benjamin Booth was born 4 Jul 1667 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, the son of John Booth and Elizabeth Granger. Benjamin married first about 1690 Mary Sutton probably in Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. Together, they had six children:
  • Naomy Booth, b 3 Jul 1691; m 16 Apr 1714 Thomas Pierce; d abt 1760
  • Rachel Booth, b 5 May 1693; m 16 Apr 1714 Nathaniel Staples; d bef Oct 1746
  • Hannah Booth, b 1 May 1696; m 16 Apr 1714 Roger Braley Jr; d bef 10 May 1733
  • Benjamin Booth Jr, b 19 Jul 1698; m abt 1725 Sarah Hoskins; d aft 20 Feb 1759
  • John Booth, b 16 Sep 1700; m abt 1720 Priscilla Peirce; d bef 17 Mar 1750
  • Isaiah Booth, b 10 Mar 1703; m bef 1730 Hannah Richmond; d bef 26 Jun 1759
Benjamin married second about 1719 Hannah Stoughton, daughter of Nicholas Stoughton and Elizabeth (Knapp) Stoughton. Together, they had two children:
  • Anthony Booth, b abt 1720; m 1745 Rachel Parker; d bef 14 Nov 1803
  • Samuel Booth, b abt 1722; d bef 9 Apr 1746
Benjamin died before 9 Oct 1747 probably in Middleborough, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. He appears to have been survived by his second wife, Hannah.


Source Citations:
  • The Ancestry and Family History of Samuel Herbert Booth of Grand Forks ND (hosted on - Second Gen, Person No. 5, Benjamin Booth - (1667 - bef 1747) - m1. Mary Sutton (dau of John Sutton and Elizabeth House); m2. Hannah Stoughton (dau of Nicholas Stoughton and Elizabeth Knapp) - Some Descendants of Isaiah Booth (1703 - 1759) - multiple sources
  • The Ancestry and Family History of Samuel Herbert Booth of Grand Forks ND (hosted on - First Gen, Person No. 1, Isaiah Booth - (1702/03 - bef 1759) - m. Hannah Richmond (dau of Samuel Richmond and Mehitabel Andrews) - Some Descendants of John Booth Sr. (1634 - aft 1703) - multiple sources
  • Young, Malcolm A., "John Booth of Marshfield and Scituate Massachusetts: Servant and Planter," Article in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register - Vol. 159; Pages 220 - 234. Boston, Massachusetts (July 2005): The New England Historic Genealogical Society.

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Booth-455 and Booth-12 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate; both have same bp and bp
posted by Carolyn Adams
Booth-792 and Booth-12 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same father, same birth
posted by Bob Tonsmeire

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