Sarah Boone (Griffith)
|Birthplace:||Gwynedd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Death:||Died in Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania|
|Place of Burial:||Exeter Friends Burying Ground, Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania|
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About Sarah Boone
Elizabeth Griffith was born on January 9, 1762, in Gwynedd Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Phinehas and Elizabeth Griffith. She died on October 6, 1821 in Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania and is buried at the Exeter Friends Burying Ground, Exeter Berks County.
In December, 1778, Sarah married Moses Boone, the son of James Boone and wife Mary Foulke. As she was a Welsh Baptist, this action contributed to Moses being dismissed from Exeter Monthly Meeting in 1780. This union produced four children over the next dozen years, and his eldest son John ultimately took over the family business shortly before Moses Boone’s death in 1823.
Children of Sarah Griffith and husband Moses Boone:
- John Boone, born March 16, 1780 in Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania and died September 22, 1858. Became a tanner and eventually took over the family business.
- Elizabeth Boone, born April 10, 1782
- Judah Boone, born January 16, 1788, in Exeter, Berks County
- Phineas (spelled Phinehas in some old texts) Boone, born June 22, 1790 and died February 28, 1831