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Adam Boots, II

  • Birth 19 Jul 1767 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1839 Greene County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 35615384

Son of Hans (or Johan) Adam Stieffel. Hans was born in Mangaborhn, Germany in 1733. Hans came to America before 1767 and changed his name to BOOTS (Stieffel is 'boots' in German). He married a woman named Barbary [given or surname?] before 1767 in West Virgnia. Hans (John) Adams BOOTS died in Dorcas, Hardy Co., West Virginia on 08/18/1803.

Siblings of Adam Boots II:
-Garrett Boots b.1765, b.bef.12/04/1819
-George Boots b.1769 d.bef. 04/19/1802
-John Boots b.1773 d.01/17/1792
-Mary Boots b.1775 d.1826
-Martin Boots b.1777 d.09/13/1842

Adam Boots II married on 10/20/1788 in Hardy Co., West Virginia.

Children of Adam & Mary Elizabeth (Ketterman) Boots:
1) Barbary Gorman Boots b.10/04/1789 d.06/07/1862 2nd wife of Rueben Strong and buried with him in Strong Cemetery
2) Jacob Boots b.11/26/1791; m. Susannah Bergdoll 06/03/1814; d.07/31/1861
3) Margaret Boots b.11/01/1793 in WV; m.Jacob Pendroy; d.11/03/1874 in Monroe, IA
4) Joel Boots b.03/18/1798; m. Sarah Pendroy 04/28/1825 in Greene Co., OH; d.11/18/1837
5) Martin Boots b.07/14/1803; m. Rhoda Strong Dill, dau of Rueben Strong, J.P.; d.03/15/1873
6) Adam Boots III b.10/27/1805; m. Jane Pendroy 08/28/1828 in Greene Co., OH; buried near Selma, Delaware Co., IN
7) Jesse Boots b.04/19/1808; m.1)Sarah Ann Thornburg, m.2) Anna Catherine _?_(she d.12/21/1852); d.05/30/1883
8) Levi Boots b.08/17/1812 in Grant Co., WV; m.Mary Campbell 11/07/1833; d.08/28/1843 buried in Strong Cemetery.

Excerpt from "Robinson's History of Greene County Ohio":

"Boots, Adam, Xenia [in] 1817; born July 19, 1767; died March 7, 1839, aged seventy-one; buried in Boots' graveyard; his wives were Hannah and Elizabeth."

Citation:"Robinson's History of Greene County," Greene County Pioneers 1803-1840, images, Google Books ( : accessed 17May2016); George F. Robinson. "Robinson's History of Greene County." S.J. Clark Publishing Co., Chicago. 1902. p.276.

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Aged 71 yrs. 7 mo. 18 da.

Gravesite Details The Boots surname translated to German is Steiffel

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  • Created by: Cheryl (Theroux) Whitican
  • Added: 7 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35615384
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Boots, II (19 Jul 1767–7 Mar 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35615384, citing Boots Cemetery, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl (Theroux) Whitican (contributor 46826361) .