Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Boone

Male 1699 - Bef 1789  (< 90 years)


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  • Name John Boone 
    Born 1699  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 28 Feb 1789  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017967  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father John Boone,   b. 1678, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Beaven,   b. Abt 1682, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Boone,   b. Bef 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Boone,   b. 18 Apr 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
     2. Nicholas Boone,   b. Abt 1741, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     3. Mary Boone,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 Sep 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years)
     4. Thomas Boone,   b. Bef 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     5. Alexis Boone,   b. Bef 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1821, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F11396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Priscilla Jenkins,   b. Abt 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Abt 1760  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 2751 JOHN BOONE, Sr. 07f19/1 02/28/ 1789
      "being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding ,"
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Alexius Boone --son
      -to have all of testator's lands which descended to testator as heir to his father John Boone and whereon testator's father formerly dwelled called "Brooke Wood"
      "Brooke Discovery" "Hazard" and "Boone's Folly"
      -to have "Boone's Chapel" and 1 acre of land round about the Chapel
      -to have a mahogany table
      -named executor of the will
      2. Priscilla Boone --wife
      -to have all the remaining parts of the land whereon testator now dwells called "Brooke Wood" and "Timber Land" for her natural life and after her decease to testator's son Alexius
      -to have all of testator's personal estate for her natural Life
      3. Ignatius Boone --son
      Susanna Boone -daughter
      -to have the occupation of testator's dwelling house during their single Lives
      -after widow's decease Ignatius to have Negroes "Jack" "George" "Henry" "Dick"
      "Jem" and "Abraham"
      -Susanna to have Negroes "Nat" "Cate" "Rachel" "Luke" "Jacob" "Minta" and "Anne"
      -all of testator's household furniture to be divided among them after widow's decease -Ignatius to have a desk and Susanna to have a tea chest, spoons, and tongs
      4. Elizabeth (Boone ?) --daughter
      -after widow's decease to have Negroes "Judey" and "Stephen"
      5. Rev. John Boone --son
      Thomas Boone -son
      Nicholas Boone --son
      Mary Hartley --daughter
      -to have 5 shillings each
      6. Martha Boone --granddaughter
      -to have Negroes "Josiaa" and 'Sury"
      -to have 1 feather bed and covering, I cow and a horse of "moderate value" a hunting saddle and bridle provided that she marries with the approbation of her uncle Alexius and her aunt Susanna Boone otherwise the bequest is null and void.
      7. Priscilla Boone --granddaughter
      -to have 1000 lbs of crop tobacco
      Witnesses: Francis Boone, Henry Boone, Jr., Alexius Sansbury
      Then came; the three above named subscribers to the will Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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      BOWIE, JOHN, Prince George's Co. 4 Mar, 1759 25 Apr, 1759
      Children: Allen and William Bowie, Mary Beanes (Bearns).
      Grandchildren: Benjamin Brooke; Nicholas, Wiseman, Eleanor and Margaret Claggett.
      Son-In-law: Edward Claggett, Tracts: Lot in Nottingham Town., "Brook Field," "Croome"
      Exs: Sons, Allen and Wm. Bowie.
      Wit: John Boone, Jr., Thomas Brooke, Henry Boone.
      === NJL
      John BOONE Jr signed a will on 19 Jul 1787. In his will, John named his father, John Boone; and mentioned his wife Priscilla and his children, Alexius, Ignatius, Susanna, John, Thomas, Nicholas and Mary in beguests. John died before 29 Feb 1789 in Prince George's, MD. He was born in Prince George's, MD. John Boone had acquired 250 acres of Brookwood by 1758. Eventually he obtained "all the lands that came to me as heir of my late Father, John Boone, and wherein he formerly dwelt, known by the names of Brooke Wood, Brooke's Discovery, Hazard, and Boone's Folly...also Boone's Chapel, and one acre of land round the said Chapel.
      The names of Edward, Elizabeth and Priscilla were cited in the Boone manuscript, "Boones of Maryland" by Father Edward Dyer Boone.

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