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Joseph Franklin Bothell[1, 2]

Male 1882 - 1955  (73 years)

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  • Name Joseph Franklin Bothell 
    Born 28 Aug 1882  Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Sep 1955  Delaware County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22611  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2020 

    Father Charles Bothell,   b. 1849/1850, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Either Cecil County, Maryland or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is my guess Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Annie Elizabeth Steele,   b. 12 Sep 1852, Little Britain, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1931, Rising Sun, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F8507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F8509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S32],
      Joseph Franklin Bothell Sr.
      Birth 1882
      Death 1955 (aged 72?73)
      Burial: Edgewood Memorial Park
      Glen Mills, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

      Charles Stanley Bothell, 1905?1994
      Joseph Franklin Bothell, 1913?2006
      Kathryn Bothell Ewing, 1915?2000
      Madeline M. Bothell Eudy, 1917?1996
      Son of Joseph F. Bothell Sr. and Elizabeth Stanley.

      Husband of Mary Ella Bryant Bothell.

      Father of Joseph F. Bothell III, William R. Bothell, Richard A. Bothell and Charlotte M. Cherriman.

      He worked in the Sun Oil Refinery during World War II while farming his land near Smyrna in the evenings. Mr. Bothell moved his family to California in 1959, but he and his wife returned to Delaware after his 1973 retirement to be near their children and grandchildren.

      He was a talented artist who started drawing in his early years and painted in his spare time throughout his life. His paintings have been shown and sold across the United States. His other hobbies included building and flying model airplanes, woodworking and traveling.

      Mr. Bothell was a loving husband and father who left a legacy of hard work and honesty to his family.

      During his 92 years, he saw the world progress from fields worked by horse drawn plows to sending men into space. Maxwell Anderson's quotation, "There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime," would describe his life.

    2. [S160] Correspondence.
      Comments (Annie Elizabeth Steele b. 12 Sep 1852 Little Britain, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania d. 28 Jun 1931 Rising Sun, Maryland): Annie's first husband was Charles Bothell. They lived in Rock Springs, MD. My grandfather, Joseph Franklin Bothell was one of the younger children. Charles died rather young and the sons attended Girard College. She is buried next to her daughter Rebecca Garvin.

      Children of Joseph Franklin Bothell and Elizabeth Stanley are:
      Charles Bothell
      Dorothy Violet (Gillespie)
      Joseph Bothell
      Kathryn Gertrude (Ewing)
      Madeline May (Eudy)
      Mildred Ethel (Graybeal, Marshall)

      Elizabeth Stanley was born in Willistown, Chester Co PA; her parents were John Wesley and Etola (Sinquet) Stanley
      Grandpop had a farm in Upper Chichester, Delaware County, that once belonged to Kersey Dutton.

      nancy graybeal