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Richard Botkin
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1803
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1858
Botkins
Shelby County
Ohio, USA

Richard Botkin was the son of Richard Botkin Sr. & Catharine ‘Caty' Campbell. He "moved from Hamilton County to Shelby County with his family in 1832." He was a "Farmer, Justice of the Peace, Land Appraiser, and Stock Dealer. The town of Botkins was named in honor of 'founder' Richard Botkin, who was one of the twelve original plat land owners." (source: VILLAGE OF BOTKINS, OHIO, FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATION 1858-2008, published 2008, pages 3 & 4)

Richard Botkin married first Eliza Short, daughter of John Short & Hannah Morse, on October 22, 1829 in Hamilton County, Ohio.

They had five children:
1) Martha A. Botkin(1830-1899) m. James C. Dill
2) Erastes Botkin (Feb. 1831-Dec. 28, 1831)
3) Russell W. Botkin (1833-1868) m. Catherine Elliot
4) Robert W. Botkin (1836-1888) m. Catherine "Katie" Abbott
5) Hannah Lettisia Botkin (1838-1911) m. James David Williamson

Richard Botkin married second wife Jane Elliot (b.4 April 1824 in Licking County, Ohio; d.10 March 1891) on 14 September 1840 in Shelby County, Ohio. Jane was the daughter of Cornelius Elliot & Elizabeth Evans.

They had eight children:
1) Sarah Margaret Botkin (1842-1922) m. Daniel Cochlin
2) John Wesley Botkin (1845-1913)
3) Adam C. Botkin (1846-1847)
4) Alexander Botkin (1847-1920) m. Alpharetta Lambert
5) Eliza Botkin (1851-1851)
6) Sylvanus Botkin (1851-1899)
7) Emma J. Botkin (1853-1878) m. Samuel Fischer 'S.Fisher' Boyer (1851-1912) (*note: Two years after Emma J. Botkin's death, on the 1880 census, her 3 sons: Calvin Boyer, Age 7; Melvin Boyer, Age 7; and Stanley Boyer, Age 1, were residing in home of her mother Jane Elliott Botkin with her other siblings. A 4th son was Charles S. Boyer (1876-1925).
8) Charles Botkin (b. 6 March 1857-1885) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Botkin (1770 - 1853)
  Catherine Campbell Botkin (1769 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Short Botkin (1809 - 1839)
 
 Children:
  Erastes Botkin (____ - 1831)*
  Russell W. Botkin (1833 - 1868)*
  Robert W. Botkin (1836 - 1888)*
  Hannah Letitia Botkin Williamson (1838 - 1911)*
  Alexander James Botkin (1847 - 1920)*
  Silvanus Botkin (1851 - 1899)*
  Emma J. Botkin Boyer (1853 - 1878)*
  Charles Botkin (1856 - 1885)*
 
 Sibling:
  Letissia Botkin (1802 - 1844)*
  Richard Botkin (1803 - 1858)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Town of Botkins information website source : www.botkinsohio.com/docs/150annv/book.pdf
 
Burial:
Old Loramie Valley Cemetery
Botkins
Shelby County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.4526, -84.17963
 
Maintained by: DanS
Originally Created by: Joan Shoffner
Record added: Sep 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76790210
Richard Botkin
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Richard Botkin
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- Rita Botkin Bomher
 Added: Oct. 15, 2011

- Joan Shoffner
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011
 
 
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