Asa Prior Booth
State Board of Health Certificates
Asa P. Booth, Hillsboro Post Office, 1884 (date of license or diploma)
State Board of Health Certificates
A. P. Booth 1884
, Universityof Michigan Ann Arbor JeffersonDemocrat, 17 JUNE 1881
Asa BOOTH got back home this week from the
, where he has been studying medicine. He is looking extremely well. Michigan University JeffersonDemocrat, 23 JUNE 1882
Asa BOOTH has returned home from Ann Harbor, Mich., to spend vacation. He expects after another term to have the privilege of affixing M.D. after his name.
JeffersonDemocrat, 3 OCTOBER 1883
Asa BOOTH will again resume his studies at
, this week. He is one of the best, as well as brightest young men in this county, and will, no doubt, stand a good examination at the end of his term, and return home a full fledged M.D. Our best wishes for his success are with him. Ann Arbor, Michigan JeffersonDemocrat July 2, 1884
Asa Booth returned last Thursday from Ann Harbor, Michigan, with his diploma from the medical college of that place. He is now entitled to be addressed as Doctor. His return home was hastened by the serious illness of his mother.
JeffersonDemocrat April 21, 1892
The standard bred trotting stallion will stand the season of 1892 as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week in DeSoto at the livery stable on the east side of the track, and the balance of the week, at home 2 miles north of Hematite, and 1 mile south of Bailey Station. For a full pedigree, write to A.P. BOOTH, Hematite, MO.
Terms - $12 to insure a live foal. W.T. HENSLEY, Groom.
Jefferson , County Record March 13, 1913
Dr. A.P. BOOTH,
Miss Hilda BOOTH and Mrs. E.F. HONEY are back home
after spending the winter in
Asa Prior Booth, son of Joel P. and Phebe M. Booth, was born
March 6th, 1855, in ; died at the old homestead, near Berlin Center, Ohio , Hillsboro November 4th, 1917, aged sixty-two years, seven months and twenty eight days. In his early life for a number of years he taught school in . After this he took a medical course in the Jefferson County , Ann Arbor Medical School . He graduated in 1884. Although he was a graduate of one of the very best medical schools and was intellectually and every other way highly qualified for the profession, he never practiced medicine, but took up farming dairying, and the mercantile business. His mercantile life was spent at Hematite in partnership with Judge Rome Byrd. The last years of his life he lived with his niece, Hilda Booth, daughter of Joel C. Booth at her home at Buckeye, Missouri. He came to this county with his parents about 45 years ago. He has two brothers, Charles S. and Joel C. both of whom have preceeded him. His only sister, Mrs. Medora Honey survives him. Besides these near relatives he has two nephews, Charles W. Booth and Joel F. Honey, and three nieces, Hilda, Zoe and Medora Booth. Ann Arbor Michigan
No one has been a more important factor in the upbuilding of the county; he has been identified with almost every undertaking, and has always stood for the best interest. His life was commendable in every moral and social respect. His was a pure mind and his unfailing fidelity to his friends will cause many to gratefully cherish his memory. A vast host join the near members of the family in mourning their irreparable loss. His funeral was conducted by Rev. T. S. Mattews, pastor of the Presbyterian church,
The services were in the old homestead, the present home of his sister, Mrs. Medora Honey, and his remains were taken to the Hillsboro cemetery and laid away to rest, November 6th, 1917. DeSoto, Mo.
Will of A. P. Booth as follows:
Mrs. Medora Honey, a sister, is given undivided 3.16 interest in 8 lots in Hematite and $2000
Mrs. Lily Booth, 1-4 interest in a farm in
Miss Zoe Booth, niece, 20 shares of the capital stock of the Corno Mills
Miss Medora Booth, niece, 20 shares of the captial stock of the Corno Mills
Miss Hilda Booth, niece, All the West end of the N 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec. 6, Twp. 40, R5E containing 20 acres; 26 shares of the capital stock of the Corno Mills; all the personal property of every nature and kind on the Joel C. Booth farm including automobile, furniture, and fixtures, tools and impliments, all horses, cattle, grain, and feed.
Charles W. Booth, Nephew, is given all the rest of his property both real and personal, which interest is the major portion of his property
Miss Hilda Booth is named as Executrix without bond until Charles W. Booth reaches the age of 21, at which time hs is to become executor without bond.
Charles W. Booth was 21 Monday, Nov. 26, and was appointed Executor.