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William M Boone

BOONE, PARKER, WANE, PAGE

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:28:32

William M Boone, was born in Harrison county, Indiana, may 30, 1822, where he continued to reside until 1851, when he removed to the tract of land in this county where he now resides, he was of the same family as the renowned hunter and pioneer, Daniel Boone and consequently a connection of Captain Boone, who first explored the county and from whom its received its name, it was probably owning to this fact, in part, that Mr Boone selected this county as his home, and this circumstance will afford additional interest to this sketch, although many years have elapsed since the illustrious Kentucky pioneer closed his eventful career his name is still familiar to every school boy, Mr Boone resides on Sec 23, township 83, range 26, he has a farm of about 200 acres, is a conscientious and upright citizen and enjoys the confidence of all, married September 19, 1841 to Miss Nancy H Parker, a native of Kentucky, they have seven children: Alice (wife of Thomas Page of this township), Edward M, Jesse P, Virgil, Matilda (wife of W Page of this township), Laura (now Mrs J W Wane), and Perry, lost tow, Squire and Ella

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