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Moses Boone

Birthplace: Yadkin River, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Manhattan, Putnam, Indiana, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Squire Boone Jr. and Jane Boone
Husband of Hannah C. Boone
Father of Susan Boone; Squire Boone; Jennie Boone; Robert's Dad Boone; Samuel Boone and 7 others
Brother of Jonathan Boone; Isiah Boone; Sarah Cassandra Wilcoxon; Enoch Morgan Boone; Stephen Boone and 2 others

Managed by: Meghan Jean Hayden
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About Moses Boone

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A113366

Judge Moses Boone, second child of Squire and Jane (Van Cleve) Boone was born in Rowan Co., NC. In 1775 or 6, he was taken with his parents and family to KY. He was a small lad at the time of the seige of Boonesborough, but remembered a great deal about it.

He married his cousin, Hannah Boone, daughter of Samuel and Jane (Hughes) Boone in 1786.

In 1805 he went with his father to settle in IN. In 1808 he was appointed a Judge of Harrison Co, Indiana Territory by Gov. William Henry Harrison, and re-appointed by Gov. Thomas Posey. He was also one of three commissioners who directed the building of the first State House in IN, which is still standing in Corydon, IN.

(Copied from Wini Needham Salyer's copy of family history.)

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Moses Boone's Timeline

February 23, 1769
Yadkin River, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
December 20, 1786
Age 17
June 7, 1794
Age 25
Shelby, KY, USA
Age 32
March 8, 1852
Age 83
Manhattan, Putnam, Indiana, USA