DESCENDANTS OF PETER BOOHER

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                           Don Norman

 

1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Peter Booher's place and date of birth are unknown, although

he died September 23, 1820.  He married Elizabeth Kinser.

Elizabeth died Sugust 9, 1823.

 

Known children of Peter and Elizabeth (Kinser) Booher.

 

  2.  (1). John

 

  3.  (2). William

 

  4.  (3). Alexander

 

  5.  (4). Francis

 

  6.  (5). James

 

  7.  (6). Jacob                   b.       1814   d.       1888

         m.Nancy McCune  1833

 

7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Jacob Booher, a son of Peter and Elizabeth (Kinser) Booher,

was born in 1814 and died in 1888.  He married Nancy McCune in

1833.  Nancy, a daughter of Peter Anc Christina (O'Brien) McCune,

was born April 13, 1817 and died October 13, 1899.

 

Children of Jacob and Nancy (McCune) Booher.

 

  8.  (1). Peter                   b.Oct    1835

         m.Catharine -------

         m.Mary A. -----

 

  9.  (2). Jemima                  b.Nov 10 1839   d.Mar  8 1921

         m.Reason Smith Dec 17 1857

 

 10.  (3). Asenath                 b.       1842   d.May 24 1927

         m.William Zinn Norman Sep 22 1860

 

 11.  (4). Malissa                 b.       1844   d.       1924

         m.------ Tanner

 

 12.  (5). Margaret                b.       1848   d.       1898

         m.Isaac Starcher Mar 10 1866

 

 13.  (6). Martha                  b.       1853   d.       1899

         m.------- Corbett

 

 14.  (7). John J.                 b.       1855   d.       1939

         m.Sarah Starcher May  5 1874

 

 15.  (8). Victoria

 

 

8.PETER BOOHER     7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Peter Booher, a son of Jacob and Nancy (McCune) Booher, was

born in Roane County VA (WV) in October 1835.  He married Catharine

------.  Catharine was born in VA about 1840.

    Peter is listed in the 1900 Calhoun County WV census with wife Mary

A., who was born in PA in September 1844. They were married 18 years and

Mary was the mother of 3 children, all living.

 

Known children of Peter and Catharine Booher.

 

 16.  (1). Mary V.                 b.c.     1865

 

 17.  (2). Sarah J.                b.Jan 1867

          m. James W. Dawson Mar 7 1888, Calhoun County WV

 

 18.  (3). Elizabeth S.            b.c.     1869

 

Known children fo Peter and Mary A. Booher.

 

 19.  (1). Jacob                   b.Aug    1884

 

 20.  (2). Geneva M.               b.Apr    1887

 

 21.  (3). Bertha M.               b.Oct    1888

 

 

10.ASENATH BOOHER   7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Asenath Booher, a daughter of Jacob and Nancy (McCune) Booher, was

born in Ritchie County Vin 1842 and died May 24, 1927. She marrid

William Zinn Norman in Calhoun County VA (WV) September 22, 1860.

     William, a son of James Nedley and Catherine (Summers) Norman, was

born in VA about 1839 and died in the fall of 1862 at Brown’s Gap, VA. William was a member the 11th W.Va. Volunteer Infantry and was captured by Confederate forces at Spencer, WV  September 2, 1862. He was taken under guard to Brown’s Gap, VA, where he was shot by Confederate forces after refusing to bear arms for the Confederacy. This incident is detailed in a February 9, 1892, by Millard W. Haicks, also known as M.W. Heix. An exhaustive treatment of Asenath’s pension application by Timothy C. Miller is available at http://www.abstarcher.com/asenethpension.com.htm

 

    Asenath was apparently pregnant when she was married. Her first

child, Thomas Jackson Starcher, was born in December 1860. His father

was Thomas Starcher, a son of Adam and Phoebe (Coger) Starcher. Thomas

was born about 1832 and is believed to have died in the Civil War after

June 17, 1864.

    Asenath was listed as a widow in the 1870 Calhoun County WV cenus.

She had three children living with her. She apparently had two more

children.

 

Child of Thomas Starcher and Azenith  Booher.

 

 22.  (1). Thomas Jackson Starcher b.Dec       1860

          m. Mary E. Smith  Feb  8 1880

 

Children of William Zinn and Asenith (Booher) Norman.

 

 23.  (1).  William O. Norman      b. Jun      1863

 

Other children of Asenath (booher) Norman.

 

 24.  (1). Charles B. Rogers       b.c.     1867

 

 25.  (2). Hannibal Maffett        b.Jan    1871

         m. Jennie -----

 

 26.  (3). Clara Elizabeth Norman  b.Feb 6 1876    d.Aug 17 1953

         m. Thomas Alexander Hopkins Nov 22 1903

 

14.JOHN J. BOOHER     7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    John J. Booher, a son of Jacob and Nancy (McCune) Booher, was

born in Roane County VA (WV) in 1855 and died in 1939.  He

married  Sarah Starcher in Calhoun County WV May 5, 1874.  Sarah, a

daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth (Drennin) starcher, was born in

Roane County about 1859.

 

Children of John J. and Sarah (Starcher) Booher.

 

 27.  (1). Victoria                b.       1875

 

 28.  (2). Luzern                  b.       1876

 

 29.  (3). Alabama                 b.       1878

 

 30.  (4). Indiana                 b. Feb   1880

          m. Alpheus M. Nester May 29, 1897 Calhoun County WV

 

 31.  (5). Nevada                  b.       1883

 

 32.  (6). Grover                  b.       1885

 

 33.  (7). Florida                 b. Sep   1887

 

 34.  (8). Leonard R.              b. Feb   1890

          m. Ora Allen Aug 10 1909
 

 35.  (9). Virginia                b. Mar    1892

 

 36. (10). Lester                  b. Jul    1894   d.       1983

         m.Hattie Stout  Aug 20 1922

 

 37. (11). Luther                  b. Jul    1897

 

 38. (12). Lutetia                 b. Mar    1900          b.       1901

 

 

34.LEONARD R. BOOHER    14.JOHN J. BOOHER     7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

        Leonard R. Booher, a son of John J. and Sarah (Starcher) Booher, was born in Calhoun County WV in February 1890. He married Ora Allen in Calhoun County August 10, 1909. Ora, a daughter of CE Allen, was born about 1892.
 
Known children of Leonard R. and Ora (Allen) Booher.
 
 39.  (1). Floyd F.
 
 40.  (2). Charles Edward             b.       1914  d. Sep 30 2012
          m. Lenore -----
 
 

36.LESTER BOOHER     14.JOHN J. BOOHER     7.JACOB BOOHER

1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Lester Booher, a son of John J. and Sarah (Starcher) Booher,

was born in 1894 and died in 1983.  He married Hattie Stout

August 20, 1922.  Hattie, a daughter of Marcellus and Hannah

(Slider) Stout, was born June 7, 1901.

 

Children of Lester and Hattie (Stout) Booher.

 

 41.  (1). Velma

         m.Guy Wood

 

 42.  (2). Irene

         m.Delbert Lynch

 

 43.  (3). Donald

         m.Phyllis Wilson

 

 

41.VELMA BOOHER     36.LESTER BOOHER     14.JOHN J. BOOHER

7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Velma Booher, a daughter of Lester and Hattie (Stout) Booher,

married Guy Wood.

 

Children of Guy and Velma (Booher) Wood.

 

 44.  (1). Ronald

         m.Rebecca Carr

 

 45.  (2). John Roger

         m.Kathryn Hershman

 

 

41.IRENE BOOHER     36.LESTER BOOHER     14.JOHN J. BOOHER

7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Irene booher, a daughter of Lester and Hattie (Stout) Booher,

married Delbert Lynch.

 

Children of Delbert and Irene (Booher) Lynch.

 

 46.  (1). Linda Lou

 

 47.  (2). Joseph Delbert

         m.Janet Metz

 

 48.  (3). Stanley David

         m.Mary Jane Pauley

 

 

43.DONALD BOOHER     36.LESTER BOOHER     14.JOHN J. BOOHER

7.JACOB BOOHER     1.PETER BOOHER

 

    Donald Booher, a son of Lester and Hattie (Stout) Booher,

married Phyllis Wilson.

 

Children of Donald and Phyllis (Wilson) Booher.

 

 49.  (1). Pamela Lynn

 

 50.  (2). Steven Donald

         m.Pamela Todd

 

 51.  (3). Roger Wayne

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

“Calhoun County WV Marriages”

Cotrill, Stella and Elizabeth, "Descendant of Jacob Starcher"

"Calhoun County WV marriages"

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" p.91

"History of Calhoun County WV 1989" p.55,162

Norman, Don, "Descendants of James Norman"

Miller, Timothy C., MD, “It Took 50 Years and an Act of Congress, But Asenath, Got Her Civil War Widow’s Pension.” http://www.abstarcher.com/asenethpension.com.htm

Miller, Timothy C., MD, e-mail to Don Norman, Jun 13, Jun 15, 2002

1870, 1900 Calhoun County WV census

“Hur Herald”, Calhoun County WV, Oct 2 2012

 

Revised Sep 20 2016