Shirley (Ford) Booth
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Marjory (Ford) Booth (1898 - 1992)

Marjory (Shirley) "Thelma" Booth formerly Ford
Born in Brooklyn, New York, USAmap
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Wife of — married 12 Nov 1929 (to 1942) in New York City, New Yorkmap
Wife of — married 1943 [location unknown]
Died in North Chatham, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Profile last modified | Created 24 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 4 Jun 2020
12:23: Gil Davis edited the Biography for Marjory (Ford) Booth (1898-1992). (added cemetery) [Thank Gil for this]
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Biography

  • Famed Broadway actress
  • Born Marjory Ford (aka Thelma Booth Ford), d/o Albert James Ford & Virginia M. Wright
  • Dropped out of school and moved to NYC to pursue acting, using the name Thelma Booth because her father wouldn't let her use the family name. She later changed her name to Shirley Booth.[1]
  • Married Ed Gardner, 12 Nov 1929 (div. 1942)[2]
  • Married Corp. Wm H Baker Jr.
  • Buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery[1][3]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wikipedia: Shirley Booth, accessed 25 March 2018.
  2. New York, New York, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-1995 for Edward F Poggenburg & Thelma B Ford, 12 Nov 1929, from New York City Municipal Archives; New York, New York; Volume Number: 12 (Ancestry.com [on-line database]).
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial #7961, accessed 25 March 2018.
  • "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2W8J-3C1 : 11 February 2018), Marjory Ford, 30 Aug 1898; citing Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, reference 35293 New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,953,365.
  • "New York State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKSV-X7Y : 20 December 2017), Thelma B Ford in household of Albert J Ford, Brooklyn, A.D. 17, E.D. 13, Kings, New York; citing p. 13, line 25, various county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 1,930,272.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M5S9-Q7C : accessed 13 April 2018), Thelma Ford in household of Albert J Ford, Brooklyn Ward 30, Kings, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1086, sheet 13B, family 310, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 985; FHL microfilm 1,374,998.
  • "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/248L-XV5 : 10 February 2018), Edward F Poggenburg and Thelma Booth Ford, 23 Nov 1929; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,653,969.
  • "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QKW1-D833 : accessed 13 April 2018), Shirley Or Thelma Booth Ford Booth, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 21 Oct 1992; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Advocate, The, born-digital text.
  • "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QKWQ-63ZZ : accessed 13 April 2018), Thelma Or Shirley Booth Ford, Texas, United States, 21 Oct 1992; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing San Antonio Express-News, born-digital text.
  • "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QK5S-Z518 : accessed 13 April 2018), Shirley Moore in entry for Jean Ford Coe, Portland, Oregon, United States, 07 Feb 2010; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Oregonian, The, born-digital text.


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