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07-13-2019, 05:43 PM (This post was last modified: 07-13-2019 06:24 PM by AussieMick.)
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Wow. Congratulations, Susan. Especially because, as Laurie has politely pointed out, the 'connection' to John W Booth is somewhat disputed ( I wasnt aware of that ... I'll try to find the website that sparked my interest ... but meanwhile there's this
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https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/li...d/6191757/

(BTW, I have cut-and-paste but I do not claim that the below is 100% accurate in the details. Tony Blair of course was a British PM)

"Cherie Blair - the John Wilkes Booth connection
Roy Stockdill
2/15/2006, 3:40:27 AM

Following another thread, I have now pinned down the relationship
between Cherie Blair, wife of Tony Blair, and John Wilkes Booth, the
assassin of Abraham Lincoln. Curiously enough, this cropped up only
this morning in the Daily Mail gossip column as part of an item about
Harrison Ford playing the man who killed Booth in a new film. The
relationship is also mentioned on several websites found with Google.

John Wilkes Booth's father was Junius Brutus Booth, born in London in
1796. He had a younger brother born in 1798, called Algernon Sydney
Booth. They were the sons of Richard Booth and Elizabeth Game, who
were married in London in 1795. It seems Algernon Sydney Booth was
the great-great-grandfather of the actor Tony (Anthony) Booth,
Cherie's father, who was born in Liverpool in 1931.

Junius Booth and his second wife Mary Ann Holmes left England in 1821
and John Wilkes Booth was born in 1838. The rest, as they say, is
history. Most of the events are on the IGI, albeit LDS private
submissions. However, with such well-known and high-profile people,
it seems fairly likely we can accept them for once.

It seems to be one of those cases where a certain type of genes
definitely run in a family! Junius Booth, father of John Wilkes
Booth, was an actor who had problems with alcohol and madness. So
does Tony Booth. In a previous message, I under-estimated the number
of daughters he's fathered. It's actually 8, not 5 or 6 as I said.
He's been married 4 times, including to the late Pat Phoenix of
Coronation Street fame, who he married virtually on her death bed,
and in 1979 almost died himself from burns when he caused a fire
trying to break into his flat when his then girlfriend locked him
out."

   

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