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About Napoleon Boone
Napoleon Boone, son of Daniel M. Boone (1769 - 1839) and Sarah Griffin Lewis (1786 - 1850), was the second white child born in present-day Kansas. His father, son of the great frontiersman Daniel Boone, was employed as a government agriculturist for the Kansa Indians. Historian Marilyn Irvin Holt notes that "Daniel M. Boone sent at least six of his twelve children to school at the short-lived Kansa Methodist Mission. They studied side-by-side with Indian youngsters..."
- Holt, Marilyn Irvin. "Chapter 1: Perceptions and Expectations." Children of the Western Plains: The Nineteenth-century Experience. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2003. 9-10, 14. Print.