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About Sarah Boone

From notes of Rev James Gilruth - Printed in the Irontown Ohio register: In P. VanBibber's family lived a niece of his named Olive VanBibber, a beautiful young woman who married Nathan Boone, the youngest son of the celebrated Col. Daniel Boone, and moved to Mo. with Daniel and Nathan

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Marriage: Nathan Boone b: 2 MAR 1781 in Boones Station, Fayette Co., Kentucky

  • Married: 26 SEP 1799 in Little Sandy, Kentucky
  • Note: marr. near present day Greenup, Ky.

Nathan was married to Olive Van Bibber (daughter of Peter VAN BIBER and Margary BOUNDS) on Sep 26 1799 in Greenbriar Co., KY. Olive VAN BIBBER was born in 1783 in Greenbriar Co., KY. She died on Nov 12 1858 in Missouri.

Son of Daniel Boone, Nathan looked after Daniel in his golden years. He married Olive Van Bibber as they joined Daniel in opening up Missouri after Kentucky had "become too crowed".

Nathan and Olive settled in the St. Charles, MO area until after the death of Daniel. After posting bond for a local politician who skipped town, Nathan joined the army based on financial need. Nathan was posted in Iowa, Kansas, and the New Indian Territory, later called Oklahoma. He moved his family to the Ashgrove, Missouri area just outside Springfield to be closer to his post.

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Sarah Boone's Timeline

January 13, 1783
Greenbriar, Kentucky, United States
September 26, 1799
Age 16
Elliott, Kentucky, United States
April 3, 1800
Age 17
St Charles, MO, USA
February 3, 1802
Age 19
St Charles, La Louisiane
March 17, 1804
Age 21
St Charles, District of Louisiana, United States
March 8, 1806
Age 23
Kentucky, United States
March 4, 1808
Age 25
Hall, GA
March 4, 1808
Age 25
September 22, 1810
Age 27
March 18, 1812
Age 29