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Squire Boone

Occupation: Land owner, businessman

born: 25 November, 1696 in Devonshire, England

    died: 2 January, 1765 in Rowan County, North Carolina

Married 23 September, 1720 to

Sarah Morgan

Daughter of Edward and Margaret Elizabeth Morgan

born: 1700 in Towamencin Twp, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 1777 in Rowan County, North Carolina



Squire Boone, was an English Quaker born in Devonshire in 1696. In 1713, while still a youth, Squire, his brother George and sister Sarah embarked for Philadelphia to appraise the possibilities of settlement for their father's family, who immigrated finally in 1717.

Squire settled first in Abington, then moved to Gwynedd, where he met Sarah Morgan, born in 1700 to Welsh Quakers. Married in 1720, they lived first near Gwynedd, then in Chalfont, Bucks County, before purchasing 250 acres of the Homestead in 1730. Squire's father and brothers also lived in the area and became prominent in business, local government and the Friends Meeting.


Squire and Sarah Boone had 12 children:

 

   1. Sarah Cassandra Boone: born: 7 June, 1724 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

died: 1815 in Madison Co., Ky at the home of her daughter.

 

   2. Israel Boone: born: 9 May, 1726 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 26 Jun 1756 in Mocksville, Rowan, North Carolina

  

   3. Samuel Boone: born: 20 May, 1728 Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: between 1811-1816 in Athens, Fayette, Ky

 

   4. Jonathan Boone: born: 6 December, 1730 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 1808 in Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana

 

   5. Elizabeth Boone: born: 5 February, 1732 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 25 Feb 1818 in Fayette, Ky

 

   6. Daniel Boone: born: 22 October, 1734 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 26 Sep 1820 in St. Charles County, Missouri at age 85yrs, 11mos., and 4 days

 

   7. Mary Boone: born: 3 November, 1736 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 6 Jul 1819 in Rowan Co., NC

 

   8. George Boone: born: 2 January, 1739 in Oley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 

died: 11 November, 1820 in Richmond, Shelby County, Kentucky

 

   9. *Edward 'Ned' Boone: born: 19 November, 1740 in Exeter Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 6 October, 1780 in Blue Lick, Clark, Kentucky

 

   10. Squire Boone II: born: 5 October, 1744 in New Britian, Or Exeter Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 15 August, 1815 in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana

 

   11. Hannah Boone: born: 2 August, 1746 in New Britian, Or Exeter County, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

died: 28 June, 1828 in Tompkinville, Monroe County, Kentucky

 


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