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Augustus James Booty
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Birth: 1840
Monroe County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1930
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA

Son of JOHN LOCKE BOOTY and Helena Mercer (Beall) Booty.

1856-John and Helena are in Beckville, Texas area. John Booty had built and was teaching at The Booty School.

1861-Completed education at McKenzie College in Clarksville, Texas.

September 25,1861 Joined Company F/10th Texas Cavalry.

Promoted to Captain circa Battle of Pea Ridge/AR.

September,1864 Captain Booty was taken prisoner at Tensas Parish, Louisiana/imprisoned at Natchez, Mississippi.

December 21,1864 taken to Fort Warren, Massachusetts, George's Island in Boston Harbor, where he remained until his release on June 12, 1865.

Married Elmina Chapman Maddox/ December 17, 1868 in Rusk County, Texas.

1870- 12th. Texas Legislature for Rusk and Panola counties.
1873- 13th. Texas Legislature for Rusk and Panola counties
18761884 and 18891891 Served as District Judge
of Panola, Shelby, Rusk and Harrison Counties

Practiced law with the Booty and Young Law Firm in Marshall, Texas

1899- Served on the Faculty of the School of Law at Fort Worth University.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Locke Booty (1806 - 1862)
  Helena Mercer Beall Booty (1815 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmina Chapman Booty (1847 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Blanche Booty (1870 - 1889)*
  Augustus C. Booty (1876 - 1957)*
  Georgia Irby Booty (1881 - 1910)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Hamilton Booty (1836 - 1912)*
  Augustus James Booty (1840 - 1930)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: flgrl
Record added: May 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51923220
Augustus James Booty
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