John Boone (1745 - 1773) MP

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Birthplace: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Tanner
Managed by: Arthur Thorstensen, Jr.
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About John Boone

John Boone was born on November 10, 1745 in Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He was the son James Boone, Sr. and wife Mary Foulke. He was known as John Boone, Jr., to distinguish him from his uncle and cousin with the same name.

John married Sophia Weidner, daughter of Peter and Susanna Weidner. Sophia was born c.1748. They had three children. John died on March 29, 1773, at age 27..

John followed in his father's footsteps and became a tanner, operating a tannery in Alsace, Berks County, about 90 miles from Exeter. His widow sold this tannery and remarried to Mr. Biddle.

Children of John Boone and wife Sophia Weidner:

  • Hannah Boone, born November 1, 1765
  • James Boone, born January 26, 1769, married Catherine Williams c.1792
  • Susanna Boone, born May 1, 1771

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John Boone Jr.'s Timeline

November 10, 1745
Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Age 17
Morloton, Berks County, Pennsylvania
November 1, 1765
Age 19
Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania
January 21, 1769
Age 23
Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania
May 1, 1771
Age 25
Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania
March 20, 1773
Age 27
Alsace, Berks, Pennsylvania