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Richard Booth
Birth: Mar. 5, 1607
Parwich
Derbyshire, England
Death: 1688
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

He was probably born in Great Budnarth, Cheshire, England on March 5, 1606-1607 to Edward Booth, Jr. and Marsia (surname unknown). He went to Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut in 1640 and became one of the earliest settlers. He married Elizabeth Hawley September 10, 1640 and they had eight children including Bethiah Booth who married Joseph (Ensign) Curtis, Sr. The records of Stratford, Connecticut say that he was descended from Charlemagne, Holy Roman Ruler of much of western Europe in the year 800 A. D. Richard Booth prospered in Stratford and has left thousands of descendants in this country. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Booth (1581 - 1628)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hawley Booth (1607 - 1689)*
 
 Children:
  Ephraim Booth (1648 - 1683)*
  Ebenezer Booth (1651 - 1732)*
  John Booth (1653 - 1728)*
  Joseph Booth (1656 - 1703)*
  Bethia Boothe Curtiss (1658 - 1699)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Congregational Burying Ground
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Barbara Doxey
Record added: Nov 08, 2002
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Richard Booth
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Richard Booth
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Rest in eternal peace 8th great grandfather. As the first Booth to America, you have established a large sturdy family line which continues to grow.
- Cheryl Lee Booth Richardson
 Added: May. 6, 2015
R.I.P.
- Linda
 Added: Mar. 13, 2015
Rest in peace 9X Great Grandfather! What a wonderful, strong line of relatives you left behind!
- Hazel Boothe
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
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