Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Henry Dorsey BOOHER

Male 1846 - 1895  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Henry Dorsey BOOHER 
    Born CA 1846  [1, 2
    • Age 56 in death record would put birth in about 1839, but age in marriage and census record put it in about 1846. Birthplace given as Doddridge County in marriage record, but as Harrison County in death record.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870, 1880  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [2, 3
    Military (ENLISTED 7/28/1864)  [4, 5
    Pvt, Co G, 6th WVa Cav, and Co H, 4th WVa Cav, Civil War (held POW 11/28/1864 - 2/5/1865) 
    Died 15 Nov 1895  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: dropsy 
    Person ID I88510  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2017 

    Mother Catharine BOOHER 
    Family ID F38038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Matilda SWIGER,   b. CA 1847, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Nov 1865  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John H. BOOHER,   b. CA 1866
     2. Ruth M. BOOHER,   b. CA 1869
     3. Rachel D. BOOHER,   b. CA 1871
     4. Mary M. BOOHER,   b. Mar 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca C. BOOHER,   b. May 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1944, Brownton, Barbour Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     6. Lewis Frederick "Fred" BOOHER,   b. 27 Aug 1877, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1951, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F38037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S2011] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    3. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).