Booth, Edwina

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Booth, Edwina Gender: F
Edwina Marie Frances Booth
born on 9 December 1861 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Fulham, England, 51n28, 0w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°09' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 17°47 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 08°44'

Edwina Booth (with her father Edwin Booth , circa 1864)


American biographer and memoirist. She was the only daughter of Edwin Booth, foremost American Shakespearean performer of the 19th century, and Mary Devlin Booth (Edwin's first wife and actress). On May 16, 1885, she married Ignatius R. Grossman, a banker. They had two children. In 1895, after her father's death, she published "Edwin Booth: Recollections by His Daughter, Edwina Booth Grossmann, and Letters to Her and to His Friends." Edwina died on 26 December 1938 at the age of 77.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • child->parent relationship with Booth, Edwin (born 13 November 1833)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Edwin Booth: A Biography and Performance History" by Arthur W. Bloom (McFarland, 2013), pp. 59-60: "Edwina Marie Frances [Booth] . . . was born on December 9, 1861, in Fulham . . . at 4:30 A.M."


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Daughter of Edwin Booth)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (1)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (2)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer