Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Joseph Botts

Male 1790 - 1880  (90 years)


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  • Name Joseph Botts 
    Born 6 Feb 1790  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1880  St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026856  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father John Botts,   b. 25 Oct 1754, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1796, Mason, Grant, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Lucy Gaines,   b. 25 Oct 1755, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1774  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Culpeper County, Virginia
    Family ID F16465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sabra Wilkes,   b. 11 Mar 1790, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1865, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1810  Bracken County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Matilda Amanda Botts,   b. 18 Dec 1810, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Leoti, Scott, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Joseph Botts,   b. Aft 1811, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Botts,   b. Aft 1811, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Seth Botts,   b. Aft 1811, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joshua Mills Botts,   b. 13 Feb 1813, Idlewood, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1863, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     6. Mary Botts,   b. 18 May 1815, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1852, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     7. William Oscar Botts,   b. 11 Aug 1817, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1888, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Anne Amelia Botts,   b. 14 May 1820, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1912, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     9. Martha Jane Botts,   b. 14 Apr 1823, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1916, Sciota, McDonough, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     10. Lucy Elizabeth Botts,   b. 14 Nov 1825, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1826, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     11. Absalom Graves Botts,   b. 7 Jun 1828, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1916, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     12. Robert Kirtley Botts,   b. 1 Jan 1831, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1855, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     13. James Dickens Botts,   b. 1 Aug 1833, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1914, Highland Park, San Bernardino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     14. Maria Louise Botts,   b. 28 May 1836, Idlewild, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1923, Turlock, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     15. Sidney Wardon (Worden) Botts,   b. 12 Sep 1838, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1840, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F16469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 




    • In the summer of the year 1810, Joseph lived in Mason County, Ke ntucky. He moved to Boone County, Kentucky in the fall of 1810 . He lived near the Bullittsburg Baptist Church at Idlewild.
      Joseph joined the Bullittsburg Baptist Church in December of 191 7. He studied for the ministry there and the church called him a s deacon on July 2, 1826. The church issued Joseph a minister' s license in December 1829. He began his career as minister o f the gospel in 1833. The Baptist Church ordained Joseph a prea cher on February 3, 1834. He served the Bullittsburg and nearb y churches until he moved to Hancock County, Illinois in the fal l of 1836.
      Joseph was one of the founders of the village of St. Marys, Illi nois. Joseph was a farmer as well as being a preacher. At st . Mary's he organized the Baptist Church. Joseph's home was a h alf mile from the church at St. Marys. He walked to the churc h and was the pastor for forty years. He reportedly aided in th e organization of forty Baptist churches. He was an active mini ster for fifty years.

      Source: John R. Botts


      Joseph lived in Mason County, Kentucky until 1810 when he move d to Boone County, Kentucky near the Bullittsburg Baptist Churc h at Idlewild.

      He joined the Bullittsburg Church in December of 1817. He studie d for the ministry there and the church called him as deacon o n July 2, 1826. The church issued Joseph a minister's license i n December 1829. He began his career as minister of the gospel i n 1833 and ordained by the Baptist Church on February 3, 1834. H e served Bullittsburg and nearby churches until he moved to Hanc ock County, Illinois in the fall of 1836.

      Joseph was one of the founders of the village of St. Mary's, Ill inois. He was a farmer as well as being a preacher. At St. Mary' s he organized the Baptist Church. Joseph's home was a half mil e from the church at St. Mary's where he was the pastor for fort y years. He reportedly aided in the organization of forty Baptis t churches and was an active minister for fifty years.

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