Early Settler, War of 1812 VeteranThe death notice pictured at the right appears in the Western Reserve Chronicle on May 20, 1868, page 2.
Birth: May 10, 1789, Hinesburgh, Chittendon County, Vermont (but see death notice)
Death: May 3,1868
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery
Military Service: Private, 1st (Judson's) Regiment, Vermont Militia
Elisha Booth, Jr., came to Vienna Township in 1818. By that time he had married Nancy Kinsley (1792-1843). Their marriage produced five children.
Booth is listed as a farmer in the Federal Census of 1850. In 1860 he was seventy years old and living with his son, Elisha G. Booth (1823-1904), who was a merchant. By the 1870 census, Elisha G. Booth had moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he was a banker.