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Benjamin Gaines Botts
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1776
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1811
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Son of Joshua and Frances Gaines Botts.

He was educated in the law office of General John Minor, and became a prominent lawyer of wide reputation in Prince William County. His reputation was also well established in Fredericksburg and in Richmond, where he became conspicuous on the team of lawyers providing defense for Aaron Burr in his famous treason trial.

Benjamin Botts married in 1798 Jane Tyler of Dumfries, Virginia, with whom he perished at the burning of the Richmond Theater.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Tyler Botts (1782 - 1811)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Hutchinson Botts (1800 - 1854)*
  John Minor Botts (1802 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Monumental Church
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22848810
Benjamin Gaines Botts
Added by: George Seitz
 
Benjamin Gaines Botts
Added by: George Seitz
 
Benjamin Gaines Botts
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- John Minor Botts Smith
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 Added: Jan. 23, 2013

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 Added: May. 22, 2012
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