Boone, Squire, 1744-1815

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Squire Boone was the brother of Daniel Boone, the famous Kentucky explorer and settler. Squire Boone helped to blaze the Wilderness Trail, and was one of the settlers at Boonesborough, the operator of a gristmill and sawmill, and an ordained Baptist minister.

From the description of Papers 1787-1813. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28189399

Squire Boone was born in 1744, in Berks County, Pennsylvania. He married Jane Van Cleave in 1765 and had five children, Jonathon, Moses, Isaiah, Sarah, and Enoch Morgan. During his marriage, Squire, and his brother, Daniel Boone, explored Florida, cut the Wilderness Road, and built Boonesboro in Kentucky. Squire also served as an elected representative to the Virginia Legislature from Kentucky. After experiencing problems with land titles in Kentucky, Squire moved to Mississippi, New Orleans, and eventually settled in Indiana, where he died in 1815.

From the description of Birth and death record : photocopies and letter, 1744-1950. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36807873

Explorer, pioneer, and brother of Daniel Boone.

From the description of Depositions, 1809-1813. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46727251

Squire Boone was born in 1744, in Berks County, Pennsylvania. He married Jane Van Cleave in 1765 and had five children. During his marriage, Squire and his brother Daniel Boone explored Florida, cut the Wilderness Road, and served in the Virginia legislature. After experiencing problems with land titles in Kentucky, Squire moved to Mississippi, New Orleans, and eventually settled in Indiana, where he died in 1815.

Boone's Station is also known as Painted Stone. It is located in Shelby County, Kentucky.

From the description of Squire Boone family papers : surveys, depositions, indentures, 1781-1829. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37142242

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referencedIn Letter. 28 February 1899. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Boone, Squire, Jr., 1744-1815. Papers 1787-1813. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Filson Club. Filson Club lectures, 1887-1992. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Boone, Squire, 1744-1815. Depositions, 1809-1813. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Boone papers, 1760-1911. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Beers, Jayne Bergen. Collection, 1784-1927. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Boone, Squire, 1744-1815. Squire Boone family papers : surveys, depositions, indentures, 1781-1829. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn McDowell, Robert Emmett, 1914-1975. Collection, 1774-1869. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Boone, Squire, 1744-1815. Birth and death record : photocopies and letter, 1744-1950. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Ridenour, George L., 1889-. [Materials on Kentucky collected by George L. Ridenour and left in the library of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary about 1931]. SBTS Library, James P. Boyce Centennial Library
referencedIn Kentucky. Fee book, 1787-1788. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Banta, Daniel. Legal document, 1813 March 1. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Bodley family. Bodley family papers, 1773-1939. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Todd family. Todd family : papers, 1783-1891. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Adair, John, 1757-1840. Affidavit for William Bryant concerning 1,000 acres of land on Floyd's fork : manuscript, 1780 May 9. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Boone, Squire, 1744-1815. Squire Boone land document, 1782. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Beall-Booth family. Beall-Booth family papers, 1778-1956. The Filson Historical Society
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associatedWith Ridenour, George L., 1889- person
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Birth 1744-10-05

Death 1815-08-05

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