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John Booth Jr. (1662 - 1718)

John Booth Jr.
Born in Scituate, Plymouth Colonymap
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Husband of — married 12 Dec 1687 in Scituate, Plymouth, Plymouth Colonymap
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Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Biography

John Booth Jr. was born 1 Jan 1662 [1] in Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, the son of John Booth and Elizabeth (Granger) Booth. [2] On 12 Dec 1687, John married Mary Dodson in Scituate. [3] She was the daughter of Anthony Dodson and Mary (Williams) Dodson. [4] [2]
Together, John and Mary had seven children: [2] [5] [6]
John first purchased property in Scituate, Massachusetts, in 1684. Thereafter he continued to acquire land, both as a member of the Conihasset Grant proprietors and as a Scituate resident. [8] He participated in town affairs as an inspector of highways and by performing jury duty. [2] He also owned slaves. [9]
John died on 6 Feb 1718 in Scituate, Massachusetts, leaving his wife and six daughters. [4] [1] His only son, Anthony, predeceased him, childless and unmarried. [2] [7]

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Footnotes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). - Death Record of John Booth - died 6 Feb 1718 aged 57 in Scituate, Massachusetts
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 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. - John Booth Jr - page 231-232
  3. Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. - Marriage Record of John Booth Jr and Mary Dodsun married 12 Dec 1687 in Scituate, Plymouth (Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Find A Grave Memorial# 23939474 for John Booth Jr. (1661 - 1718) - buried in Groveland Cemetery, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; (son of John Booth; husband of Mary Dodson, dau of Anthony Dodson and Mary Williams.)
  5. Ancestry.com User Family Tree - Ayer Family Tree by Warren Ayer - Profile for John Booth Jr (1661 - 1718} - 6 Sources
  6. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - Birth records of Scituate, Plymouth, Mass
  7. 7.0 7.1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - Death Records of Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
  8. Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis, The Seventeeth-Century Town Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 1997-2001)
  9. Konig, David Thomas, ed., Plymouth Court Records 1686-1859. (Boston: NEHGS, 2002) 5:1:93-95
Source Citations:
  • 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. - John Booth Jr - page 231-232
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). - Death Record of John Booth - died 6 Feb 1718 aged 57 in Scituate, Massachusetts
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 23939474 for John Booth Jr. (1661 - 1718) - buried in Groveland Cemetery, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; (son of John Booth; husband of Mary Dodson, dau of Anthony Dodson and Mary Williams.)
  • Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. - Marriage Record of John Booth Jr and Mary Dodsun married 12 Dec 1687 in Scituate, Plymouth (Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT)
  • Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis, The Seventeeth-Century Town Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 1997-2001)
  • Konig, David Thomas, ed., Plymouth Court Records 1686-1859. (Boston: NEHGS, 2002) 5:1:93-95


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