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BOOTH Thaddeus Clyde

BOOTH Thaddeus Clyde

Male 1891 - 1935

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  • Born  31 Jan 1891  Surry County, VA (Snow Hill Plantation) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  31 Jan 1892  Surry County, VA (Snow Hill Plantation) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1900  Guilford, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1900 United States Federal Census
      about Thadeus C Booth
      Name:
      Thadeus C Booth          
      Home in 1900:Guildford, Surry, Virginia [Guilford, Surry, Virginia]          
      Age:9          
      Birth Date:Jan 1891          
      Birthplace:Virginia          
      Race:White          
      Gender:Male          
      Relationship to Head of House:Son          
      Father's Name:Thadeus F Booth          
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Mother's Name:Mary L Booth          
      Mother's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Marital Status:Single          
    Military  1917-1918  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WW-I Draft Registration 
    • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      about Thaddeas Clyde Booth
      Name:
      Thaddeas Clyde Booth          
      County:Surry          
      State:Virginia          
      Birthplace:Virginia;United States of America          
      Birth Date:31 Jan 1891          
      Race:Caucasian (White)          
      FHL Roll Number:1991280          
      DraftBoard:0          
      Age: Occupation: Nearest Relative: Height/Build: Color of Eyes/Hair: Signature:          
    Census  1930  Guilford, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Moonshiner. Made and sold it.  [1
    Died  24 Dec 1935 
    Notes 
    • FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: Well, I didn't know what he called himself, because he also had a girl, he also had a girlfriend, I presume she was his girlfriend, right across the road from him, where he lived.

      He married a girl named Ruth, who as a Rogers, whose last name was Rogers before she married, and I understand she, her family owned a lot of land. TIM: Right. We've got a big cemetery back there with the Boothes. You've got pictures of that on the CD also. Gene Harris: I've got no idea where that is. I'd love to see it. FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: This is in Savage, around Savage. Ruth Rogers on the low plane, and she was a cute brunette with blue eyes, and she had -- Gene Harris: Now, Ruth Rogers: Who was she? She was the one that married Thaddeus Clyde Boothe? FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: Right. And so he sort of became friends with the postmaster that lived across the, right in front of their home, and, and he got mixed up with, when the time of the Depression, and they did do some moonshining or whatever you call it, I guess, because he seemed to have more money than anybody else around. FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: And, and the interesting thing that happened was that he did not, Thaddeus was, I know, from being an alcoholic, the Greyhound Bus ran off of the bridge up there between Petersburg Pike and Hopewell -- TIM DOWNEY: You see, this, Mother, this needs to be recorded here. FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: -- and, and -- TIM: -- he jumped in the water to save him. FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: And Mary, the youngest -- Gene Harris: Mary, Mary Louise Boothe? FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: -- right. Lived close by and Uncle Clyde, so I was told, Aunt Lin told me, went out to help. It's probably about as far as from here across the street, and jumped in the cold water. And -- TIM: The Greyhound bus left the road and went over into the -- FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: Yeah. And he -- TIM: -- the river. FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: -- got, he died of pneumonia. TIM: He caught pneumonia saving the passengers -- FRANCIS A. BOOTHE: From cold water. So he didn't die, evidently, as an alcoholic, he died from that.


      RANCIS A. BOOTHE: Aunt Lillian, when we get down to her, she's the most interesting to me. I asked her when I went to stay with her, she was in her, lived to be 94, I said, Which one of these was the nicest of the seven boys? And she said, Clyde, but just think about it. He, he wasn't on the job all the time. So he could, when my grandmother wanted some help, all she had to do was call Clyde and Clyde came running and -- TIM: Right. He wasn't in the field for 12 hours a day --


      From a 2005 interview with Frances Adelle Booth
    Person ID  I713  Booth Family
    Last Modified  22 Aug 2013 

    Father  BOOTH Thaddeus Floyd,   b. 16 Dec 1854, Surry County, VA (Snow Hill Plantation) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1932 
    Mother  BARRETT Mary Louise,   b. 28 Jun 1864, Southampton County, VA (Sebriell) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1942, Savedge, Surry County, VA (At The Home Of Percy J. Booth) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jul 1882 
    Family ID  F184  Group Sheet

    Family  ROGERS Lillian Ruth,   b. 20 Apr 1896,   d. 21 Dec 1987 
    Children 
     1. BOOTH Orbrey Clyde, Sr.,   b. 22 Feb 1916,   d. 28 May 1996
     2. BOOTH Lillian Lucille,   b. 3 Mar 1918,   d. 29 Nov 1990, Spring Grove, Surry County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. BOOTH Phillip Gordon,   b. 16 Jun 1921
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID  F259  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1891 - Surry County, VA (Snow Hill Plantation) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 31 Jan 1892 - Surry County, VA (Snow Hill Plantation) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Guilford, Surry, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Guilford, Surry, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos

    » Slide Show
    Baird: Annie Bell Booth Baird
    Baird: Annie Bell Booth Baird
    Wife of Willie D. Baird
    Clyde Booth, Bessie Booth and Annie Bell Both
    Booth: Annibell Booth
    Booth: Annibell Booth
    Rear of group photo
    Booth: Thaddeus Clyde and Percy Jackson Booth, sr.
    Booth: Thaddeus Clyde and Percy Jackson Booth, sr.
    as young children

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Frances A Booth Interview - 2005.

    2. [S194] Talmadge Booth (Reliability: 2).


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