Asia Booth

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Birthday
19, 1835
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
May 16, 1888 (52)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1835
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
May 16, 1888 (52)

About

Younger sister of Abraham Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. Also an author, she published a 1938 work entitled The Unlocked Book: John Wilkes Booth, a Sister's Memoir.

Before Fame

She was born and raised in Bel Air, Maryland.

Trivia

She published an 1866 work -- Passages, Incidents, and Anecdotes in the Life of Junius Brutus Booth (The Elder) -- about the life of her father.

Family Life

Her 1859 marriage to John Sleeper Clarke produced eight children. Following her brother's murderous act against the American President, she moved to England with her husband and children.

Associated With

Her less infamous brother, Edwin Booth, had a prominent career as a stage actor.