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Thomas Booth (bef. 1663 - 1736)

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Thomas Booth
Born before in Cheshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Ware Parish, Gloucester County, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Booth-1645 created 27 Jul 2013 | Last modified
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Categories: Gateway Ancestors | Chester, Cheshire | Holy Trinity, Chester, Cheshire | Gloucester County, Virginia | FitzWalter-101 Descendants.

Magna Carta Gateway Ancestor
Thomas Booth is a descendant of Magna Carta Surety Baron Robert FitzWalter.


Thomas Booth was baptised at Holy Trinity, Chester, Cheshire, England 14 August 1663. He immigrated to Virginia and settled in Ware Parish in Gloucester County, Virginia. [1]

He married Mary Cooke, daughter of Mordecai Cooke.[2] Their children are:
1. George Booth, MD;
2. Mordecai Booth;
3. John Booth;
4. William Booth;
5. Mary Booth, m. John Perrin;
6. Isabel Booth, m. Rev. John Fox;
7. Anne Booth, 1st m. Thomas Reade & 2nd m. John Shermer;
8. Elizabeth Booth, m. Rev. Pryse Davis;
9. Catherine Booth

Thomas Booth's Obituary: "Died, three weeks since, at his home in Gloucester, Mr. Thomas Booth, a considerable merchant, who has been for many years in the Commission of Peace for that county. He lived beloved, died, and has left behind him the character of a just man."[3]


  1. Richardson, Douglas; Everingham, Kimball G., Editor. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial & Medieval Families, Vols. 1, pg 440 (Paperback).
  2. Title Descendants of Thomas Booth, Born 1663, Died 1736, of Ware Neck, Gloucester County, Virginia Publisher publisher not identified, 19?? Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Digitized May 31, 2007 Length 10 pages
  3. From Virginia Gazette, Nov 5, 1736:

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On 28 Sep 2015 at 16:25 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

update: Humphrey Seymour had a daughter Eleanor who married John Ashfield. See their profiles. Eleanor does not have a profile that I can find.

connect to Humphrey Seymour - he's shown by Richardson as an Ancestor of Thomas Booth. Humphrey's father is already badged.

On 11 Jun 2015 at 23:26 GMT Michael Stack wrote:

Thomas Booth is descended from Magna Carta Barons: Robert FitzWalter, Hugh Bigod, Roger Bigod, Robert Ros, John Lacy, Henry Bohun, William Mowbray, Robert Vere, Geoffrey Say, Gilbert Clare and Richard Clare.

On 11 Jun 2015 at 23:04 GMT Michael Stack wrote:

Thomas Booth is descended from Magna Carta Baron, Robert Fitzwalter.

1. Thomas is the son of ST. John Booth 2. ST. John is the son of John Booth 3. John is the son of George Booth 4. George is the son of William Booth 5. William is the son of George Boothe 6. George is the son of George Booth 7. George is the son of William Booth 8. William is the son of Catherine Mountfort 9. Catherine is the daughter of Robert Montfort 10. Robert is the son of Baldwin Montfort 11. Baldwin is the son of William De Montfort 12. William is the son of Margaret Clinton 13. Margaret is the daughter of John Clinton 14. John is the son of John Clinton 15. John is the son of Ida Odingsells 16. Ida is the daughter of Ela FitzWalter 17. Ela is the daughter of Walter FitzRobert 18. Walter is the son of Robert FitzWalter

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