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George Booth, Knight

Also Known As: "George Boothe", "George Bothe"
Birthplace: Dunham,Massey,Cheshire,England
Death: Died in Dunham,Massey,Cheshire,England
Place of Burial: Bowden, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Booth and Margaret Booth
Husband of Elizabeth Boothe
Father of Anne Booth; Sir George Booth II; Elizabeth Booth; Alice Daniell; Margaret Davenport and 6 others
Brother of John Edward Bothe; Rev. Robert Booth; Ellen Booth; Elizabeth Booth and Alice Booth
Half brother of Edward of Twemlowe, Cheshire Booth; William Booth; Margaret Constable; Jane Booth; Hammet Booth and 4 others

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About Sir George Booth

  • American biography: a new cyclopedia, Volume 6 By American Historical Company Pg.160
  • (IX) Sir William (3) Booth, son of Sir George Booth, of Dunham Massey, married (first) Margaret, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Ashton, of Lancashire "by whom a large inheritance in Lancashire and Cheshire came to the family of Bothe;" she died before 1504. He then married Ellen, daughter and co-heir of Sir John Montgomery, of Kewby, in Staffordshire. Sir William Booth possessed various manors in Cheshire, Yorkshire and Cornwall. He died November 19, 1519, and was buried at Bowden.
  • (X) Sir George (2) Booth, Esq., son and heir of Sir William (3) Booth, married Elizabeth Butler, of Beausay, near Warrington, in Lancashire, whose progenitors had been summoned to Parliament in the reigns of Edward I. and II.
  • (XI) Sir George (3) Booth, eldest son and heir of Sir George (2) Booth, was born about 1515-16, and died in 1544, aged twenty-eight years. He married, in 1531, Margaret, daughter of Rowland Bulkley, of Benmorris (Anglesea). He married, after her death, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Edmund Trafford, of Lancashire, Knight. To him, as head of one of the families of rank, came an official letter, October 12, 1529, announcing, by command of the Queen Jane Seymour, the birth of her son, afterward King Edward VI. It is dated on the day of his birth. This letter was preserved by Mary, Countess Dowager of Stamford (1771) as was also another from Henry VIII. to Sir George Booth, dated February 10, 1543, concerning the forces to be raised against the Scots. Elizabeth, wife of Sir George Booth, died in 1582. Both are buried at Trentham Church, Stafforshire.



  • ((A)), George Booth of Dunham Massey (d 1531). m. Elizabeth Boteler (dau of Sir Thomas Boteler of Beausey).
  • ((B)), John Booth. BE1883 identifies John's wife ...
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  • George Booth, Esq.1,2,3,4
  • M, #44383, b. circa 1490, d. 25 October 1531
  • Father Sir William Booth5,2,4 b. 11 Jun 1473, d. 11 Nov 1519
  • Mother Margaret Ashton5,2,4 b. c 1465, d. 1504
  • George Booth, Esq. was born circa 1490 at of Dunham-Massey, Cheshire, England; Age 29 in 1519.1,2,4 He married Elizabeth Boteler, daughter of Sir Thomas Boteler, Seneschal of Liverpool and Margaret Delves, circa 1514; They had 3 sons (George, Esq; John; & Robert) and 7 daughters (Ellen, wife of John Carington; Anne, wife of William Massy, Esq; Margaret, wife of Sir William Davenport; Elizabeth, wife of Richard Sutton, Esq; Dorothy, wife of Robert Tatton, Esq; Alice, wife of Peter Daniell, Esq; & Cecily).1,6,7,2,3,4,8 George Booth, Esq. left a will on 6 October 1531.2,4 He died on 25 October 1531 at of Bowden, Cheshire, England.1,2,4
  • Family Elizabeth Boteler b. c 1497
  • Children
    • George Booth, Esq.+1,2,4 b. 18 Dec 1515, d. 3 Aug 1543
    • Ellen Booth+9 b. c 1516
    • Dorothy Booth+10 b. c 1521, d. 3 Jun 1600
    • Alice Booth11 b. c 1525
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 129.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 259.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 213.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 437.
  • 5.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 128-129.
  • 6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 712.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 717.
  • 8.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 447.
  • 9.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 10.[S11576] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, by John Burke, Esq. and John Bernard Burke, Esq., p. 78-79.
  • 11.[S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 366.
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  • George Bothe1
  • M, #327562, b. 1491, d. circa 1530
  • Last Edited=30 Mar 2009
  • George Bothe was born in 1491.2 He was the son of Sir William Booth and Margaret Assheton.3 He married Elizabeth Boteler, daughter of Sir Thomas Boteler.1 He died circa 1530.1
  • He was also known as George Booth.2 He lived at Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England.2
  • Children of George Bothe and Elizabeth Boteler
    • 1.John Bothe+1
    • 2.Robert Bothe1
    • 3.Ellen Bothe1
    • 4.Anne Bothe1
    • 5.Margaret Bothe1
    • 6.Elizabeth Bothe1
    • 7.Dorothy Bothe1
    • 8.Alice Bothe1
    • 9.Cecilie Bothe1
    • 10.George Bothe+3 b. 21 Dec 1515, d. 3 Aug 1543
  • Citations
  • 1.[S229] Burke John and John Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England (1841, reprint; Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), page 72. Hereinafter cited as Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England.
  • 2.[S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.
  • 3.[S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
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  • Elizabeth BUTLER
  • Father: Thomas BUTLER of Warrington (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Margaret DELVES
  • Married: George BOOTH (Sir) (b. 1491) (son of William Boothe and Margaret Asheton) ABT 1519, Dunham-Massey, Cheshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. George BOOTH of Duncan Massey (b. ABT 1520) (m. Elizabeth Trafford)
  • From: BUTLER3


He had a half-sister named Dorothy Booth


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Sir George Booth's Timeline

Age 23
Dunham, Cheshire, England
December 21, 1515
Age 24
Barton, Lancs, England
Age 24
Dunham, Cheshire, England
Age 26
Dunham, Cheshire, England
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Dunham, Cheshire, England
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Dunham, Cheshire, England
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Dunham, Cheshire, England
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Dunham, Cheshire, England
Age 33
Dunham, Cheshire, England