Biographical Sketch of Samuel B. Booth
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Booth, Samuel B., Vergennes, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1842. He was married in 1865 to Phebe K. Orviss, who was born in 1842. She was a daughter of Lorenzo and Phebe (Kees) Orvis, who were married in 1841. She died on January 20, 1842, leaving one daughter. Lorenzo then married his second wife, Mary B. Hitt, of Addison, Vt., in 1848. They had three daughters born to them. Samuel B. Booth was a son of Jared B. and Hannah (Adams) Booth. She was born on May 22, 1811, and he was born in Vergennes, Vt., on March 27, 1807, and they were married on November 19, 1833. She died in 1870, and Jared B. died on July 30, 1875. They had a family of nine children born to them, two of whom are now living, Samuel B. (born in 1842) and Jared (born in 1839). Jared B., sr., was a son of Samuel B. and Judith (Brace) Booth. Samuel Booth was born in 1775 and Judith was born in 1799. They had a family of five children born to them, of whom the only one now living is Ezra B. Booth, of Rochester, N. Y.