William Booth was born 10 April 1829 in Sneinton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom to Samuel Booth (1775-1842) and Mary Moss (1791-1875) and died 20 August 1912 Hadley Wood, Greater London, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Mumford (1829-1890) 16 July 1855 in Stockwell Green, Greater London, England, United Kingdom.



Offspring of William Booth and Catherine Mumford (1829-1890)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Bramwell Booth (1856-1929)
Ballington Booth (1857-1940)
Catherine (Kate) Booth (1858-1955)
Emma Moss Booth (1860-1903)
Herbert Henry Howard Booth (1862-1926)
Marian Billups (Marie) Booth (1864-1937)
Evangeline Cory Booth (1865-1950)
Lucy Milward Booth (1868-1953)


Footnotes (including sources)

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  • William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was an English Methodist preacher who, along with his wife, Catherine, founded the Salvation Army and became its first "General" (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England, to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid. In 2002, Booth was named among the 100 Greatest Britons in a BBC poll.
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