Genealogy Projects tagged with Daniel Boone on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but was used primarily as a hunting ground by Indian tribes living along the tributaries north of the Ohio River and by the southern Cherokee tribes. Negotiations with the Indians for white settlement...

  • Boonesborough Pioneers

    This project will build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the settlers of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky. Historical Summary Boonesborough was founded by legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone when he worked for Richard Henderson of the Transylvania Company. Boone led a group of settlers through the mountains from Fort Watauga (at present day Elizabethton, Tennessee), car...