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Jesse R. Boone

Also Known As: "(Jessie)"
Birthplace: Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: McMinn, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Morgan Boone and Margaret
Husband of Elizabeth Boone and Sarah Boone
Father of Daniel Boone; Israel McMahan Boone; Hannah Boone; Sarah Wilson; Anna Coffey and 12 others
Half brother of Jonathan (1750) Boone; Mary Elizabeth Power; Sarah Sallie Boone; John (1755-1835) Boone and Anna Boone

Occupation: DAR Patriot #A012107
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About Jesse R. Boone

Jesse and his brother and two sisters were raised by Daniel Boone and his wife after their father and mother, Israel and Martha died of Tuberculosis. Israel was about 30 when he died.

Children of ISRAEL BOONE and MARTHA ? are:

                  i.    JESSE16 BOONE, b. 1748, York, York County, Pennsylvania; d. Nov 23, 1829, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee; m. SARAH MCMAHAN, 1775, Rowan County, North Carolina; b. 1750, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. 1829, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.

Notes for JESSE BOONE:

There is a bit of tradition that has been, at times, confusing to writers of Boone history, the statement that Jesse Boone was either the grandfather, or father of Judge Ratliff Boone, who was governor of Indiana in 1822. It seems that Ratliff's parents were a Jesse Boone and his wife Kessiah, who emigrated from Georgia to Kentucky when Ratliff was a boy. There is no proof and records to indicate such but one is to believe he is from the Squire Boone line." Descendants of Israel Boone" by Alice H. Boone.....Jesse Boone was a son of Israel Boone, he was mostly raised by Daniel Boone and his wife Daniel had only married two months when Israel died, Mrs. Sarah Henderson (Jesse granddaughter) he lived in Daniel Boone family. He was about five feet and eight to ten inches tall. He first entered land in Burke County, N.C. in 1777 and by 1801 he had entered four tracts. Jesse Boone raised his family of eight children in Burke Co. but after 1810 he moved to the Watauga territory, settling near Coffey's Gap

He was an active member in the church, having been chosen clerk and deacon at different times in the old Yadkin Baptist Church in Burke County. He joined the Church in Watauga, the minutes of this church contain many entry's concerning the Boone's. After several Controversies with the Three Forks Church , Jesse was said to have been excommunicated because of a remark he had made.

Sources: 1.Gregory 2.FTW ■[Family Roots.FTW]<p>DAR Patriot index (1990) Part I, page 305: Jesse: b 1748 NC d a 12-8-1829 TN m Sarah McMahan PS NC[FamilyRoots.ged.FTW]<p>DAR Patriot Index (1990) Part I, page 305: Jesse: b 1748 NC d a 12-8-1829 TN m Sarah McMahan PS NC 2.DAR Patriot index, (1990) p.305-date; "The Nichols Family of North Georgia" by Thelma Bevin, p.110 F.Moran Boone Genealogy--internet 3.DAR Patriot index, (1990) p.305-date & place; "The Nichols Family of North Georgia" by Thelma Bevin, p.110 4.Meb's records; LDS NC Birth/Marriage index p.2532 5. "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 July 2012), entry for Jesse /Boone/.

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Jesse R. Boone's Timeline

Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 24
Rowan, NC, USA
Age 27
Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
January 1776
Age 28
February 7, 1780
Age 32
Burke County, NC, USA
Age 35
Burke County, North Carolina, United States
Age 36
North Carolina, United States
July 26, 1785
Age 37
Burke, North Carolina, United States
December 8, 1829
Age 81
McMinn County, Tennessee, United States
December 11, 1829
Age 81
McMinn, TN, USA