(b. 1678) - Salem, Essex co., MA

(Second Generation - Booth Family)


BIRTH was born on 6 July 1678 in Salem, Essex co., MA as ³Booth, Alce, d. George and Alce²[1,16]. Alice
LEGAL MENTION ]. Alice and her sister-in-law Elizabeth (George Jr.ıs widow) testified against Giles Corey in 1692: ³Elizabeth Booth and Alice Booth v. Giles Corey The deposistion of Eliz: booth the wife of George booth & Allies Booth who testifie and say that on the 12ıth of this Isant Septır at the widow Shaflinıs house in Salem their appeared to us a grate number of wicthes as neare as we could rell about fifty thirteen of which we knew:who did Receive the sacriment in our right amongst whicth we most greviously afflect and torment us: and we beleve in our hearts that Giles Cory is a wizzard and that he has often affleted us and sevroll others by acts of wicthcraft. Elizabeth Boothıs mark. Allice Boothıs mark, (Reverse) Boothese Giles Corey.²[17,18]
MARRIAGE On 25 November 1699/1700 when Alice was 21, she married Ebeneezer MARSH Sr., son of Zachary MARSH & Mary SILSBEE, in Salem, Essex co., MA[1,4,19,20,21,22,23,24,25]. The official court record says that they married in 1699 as ³Booth, Alice and Eben[eze]r Mash².

CHILDREN (surnamed MARSH) i. Ebeneezer MARSH, SR. Please see his own page.
ii. Lydia MARSH
iii. Benjamin MARSH

GENERATION Great-great-great-great-great-great (G6) Grandmother
SOURCES 1. Torrey, Charles, New England Marriages Prior to 1700., (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society). [Torrey].

2. Perley, Sidney, The History of Salem, Massachusetts, 3 vols., (Salem: Sidney Perley, 1924), [Salem], 1:390; 3:73,175.

3. Savage, James A., A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 1860-1862., (Boston 1860-1862; rpt Baltimore 1955), [Savage], 1:212.

4. The Essex Antiquarian, (13 vols.)(n.p., 1897-1909), [EssexAnt], 10:190.

5. Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol. 1+, (Salem, Mass., 1859+), [EIHC], 3:190.

6. New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vols. 1+, (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1845+), [NEHGR], 37:163.

7. Salem, Essex co., MA Vital Records. [SalemVR], V:94 [Ct. R.].

8. Lynn, Essex co., MA Vital Records, [LynnVR], Court Record.

9. [Salem], 3:73.

10. [SalemVR], II:120 [Ct. R.].

11. [LynnVR], I:56 [Ct. R.].

12. [SalemVR], I:100 [C.R. 1].

13. The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Documentary History of 1692, (Salem, MA: The Nova Anglia Company, 2001), [SalemWitch], 399.

14. Essex County Archives, Salem Witchcraft, 1:100.

15. [SalemVR], II:120 [Ct. R].

16. Ibid. I:100 [Ct. R.].

17. [SalemWitch], 98.

18. Essex County Archives, Salem Witchcraft, 2:43.

19. [SalemVR], II:120 and IV:70.

20. Randall, Frank Alfred, Randall and Allied Families, (Chicago: Raveret-Weber Print. Co., 1943), [Randall Anc], 433.

21. Snow, Nora Emma, The Snow-Estes Ancestry, 2 vols., (Hillburn, N.Y.: privately printed, 1939), [Snow-Estes], 2:209.

22. [Salem], 1:253.

23. Marsh, Lucius B., The Genealogy of John Marsh of Salem and His Descendants 1633-1888, (Amherst, Mass.: C. William, 1888), [J. Marsh (1888)], 26.

24. Paul, Edward Joy, The Ancestry of Katharine Choate Paul, Now Mrs. William J. Young Jr., (Milwaukee: Burdich & Allen, 1914), [Paul Anc.], 195.

25. The Genealogical Magazine, (Salem, Mass.: Salem Press, 1890+), [GenMag or Putnam's Mag.], 6:213.

26. [SalemVR], II:55 [Ct. R.].

27. Ibid. I:100 [C. R. 1].

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