Booher, Wellington Virgil, - M 1898/03/10

Social, Family, and Historical Relationships


History of: Booher, Wellington Virgil
Family and Social Relationships of: Booher, Wellington Virgil
Ancestor and descendent family tree of: Booher, Wellington Virgil

Paternal Grandfather: Boils, Sevier - M 1828/--/--
Paternal Grandmother: Booher, Jane - F 1842/--/--
Father: Booher, George Washington - M 1860/08/18
Mother: Choate, Frelia Clementine - F 1868/05/30
Maternal Grandfather: Stephenson, Leander Jacob - M 1832/04/11
Maternal Grandmother: Franklin, Martha - F 1846/--/--
Date of birth: 1898/03/10
Place of birth:
Date of death: 1969/08/23
Cause of death:
Place of death: Jamestown, Fentress, TN.
Place interred: McWhorter (Crestlawn) Albany, KY
Spouse: Ewing, Mary (Booher) - F 1905/11/06 - 1921/05/01 to ----/--/-- - Married in Byrdstown, Pickett County, TN

Children: 9


Grandchildren: 13


Primary profession or occupation:

Pastor & Teacher

Important dates:


 Nickname (Wellie) After Wellie & Mary married, his brother taught school at  
Hidalgo, KY and his sister, Bessie, took over the 1-room school & taught for  a 
little while.  When she left, Wellie was asked to come in and complete the  
school year.  A man named Belsh Dishman rented them a house for $1/mo.  Belsh 
later committed suicide & his gravestone was thrown into the grave &  buried 
with him.  Also at Hidalgo lived a terrific gunsmith, Wyatt Atkins,  whose 
gun-making tools are now in the Smithsonian in Washington.
Cemetery is at Peolia Methodist Church on Rte. 738 near Albany, KY

Physical Characteristics:


Pictures and videos:

Wellie and Mary Booher at God's Bible School - Cincinnati, OH


History of: Booher, Wellington Virgil

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Last revised 2012/07/25.