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Israel Boone

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Near Chalfont, New Britain Twp, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Death: June 26, 1756 (30)
Near Mockville, Rowan, North Carolina (Consumption)
Place of Burial: Joppa Cemetery, Mockville, Rowan, North Carolina
Immediate Family:

Son of Squire Maugridge Boone, I and Sarah Boone
Husband of Martha Ann Boone
Father of Jesse Boone; Jonathan Boone; Mary Elizabeth Power; Sarah Sallie Boone and Anna Boone
Brother of Nathaniel Boone; Sarah Cassandra Wilcoxson; Sarah Reese; Jonathan Morgan Boone; Ann Hannah Winter and 13 others

Occupation: married a non-Quaker "Worldling";
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About Israel Boone

Squire Boone was expelled from the "Friends" meeting because Israel married a wordling.

Buried in Mocksville Cemetery, Rowan County, NC
Israel and his wife had four children, the two daughters died young. The two sons went to Kentrucky probably in 1779.
It is said Israel married an Indian lady and this is somewhat a rumor, as he married in Pennsylvania, and left Pennsylvania with his father , mother, and family to settle in North Carolina . Quaker records indicate their marriage was December 13, 1747 in Exeter Township, Barks County Pennsylvania. It is known and recorded that Squire and Sarah were reprimanded shortly after his marriage for letting him associate with a non-Quaker and marrying outside the church. Shortly thereafter Squire, Sarah and family left Pennsylvania in 1750

Church records from the monthly meeting "I have heard that Squire and Sarah and family were excommunicated for refusing to apologize in public for their children's non Quaker marriages. I have no papers to show this and have not ordered the records of the monthly meetings as yet. Most people seem to believe this. Israel Boone died in N.C. when about thirty years old, from consumption, as did his wife sometime earlier.

The Moravians made their first settlement near Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1753. This was only about twenty miles from the Boone and Bryan Settlements on the Yadkin. In the first group of settlers was a young doctor, Hans Martin Kalberlahn, who had obtained all the medical education available at that period and in proficiency, was fifty or more so years ahead of his time. These Moravians kept careful diaries, recording the happenings of each day. The diary for 1755 contains the following entry.

August 26,1755 A consumptive by the name of Boone came with his mother and asked to remain for treatment and we could not refuse. We lodged him in the old house. September 01, the consumptive was taken home by his brother, who came for him last evening. He, Mr. Boone, returned on the 6th accompanied by his father, who remained overnight. On the 15th his brother came for him once more and he left there being small hope of his recovery. From Moravian Records Vol 1

It has been said Israel and Martha Boone were buried at the Burying Ridge, as this Cemetery was first named, and that is why Squire and Sarah chose this place to be buried also.

Jonathan, was six years old and his brother Jesse eight, in 1756, when his father and Mother died from tuberculosis. The two sisters Elizabeth and Sarah Sally Boone were four and two years old. Jonathan and his brother Jesse then lived with their uncle and aunt Daniel and Rebecca Boone. Jonathan's grandfather Squire Boone, died when Jonathan was fifteen years old, in 1765.

Daniel Boone reared his children, he died of consumption as recorded by the Moravians who treated him near Winston Salem, NC

The name of his wife is unknown and recent dna tests have proven that she was not of american indian decent.

Notes for ISRAEL BOONE: HIS WIFE IS NOT KNOWN. What is known is that she was a "worldling" (a non-quaker). His children were: Jesse, Jonathan, Elizabeth, and Sarah ("Sallie"). Jesse was born in PA and the family moved to North Carolina in 1750 where the other three were born. Israel's wife probably died in 1754 after the birth of their last daughter. Israel himself died 26 June 1756 to consumption. His sons were raised with their uncle, Daniel Boone.
From FInd A Grave: Birth: May 20, 1726 Chalfont Bucks County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Jun. 26, 1756 Mocksville Davie County North Carolina, USA

Note: Brother of Daniel Boone, Famous Pioneer

Israel Boone was born near Chalfont, New Britain Twp, Bucks Co., PA, the son of Squire Boone & Sarah Morgan Boone (both buried at Joppa Cem.; for his siblings see: Squire Boone's gravesite.

He died near Mocksville, Davie Co., NC, at the age of 30 years. His body was interred Jun 1756. In the book, "Boone Family to America 1670-1720, Vol. II, written and published by Jim White in 2009, the long lost wife of Israel Boone is discussed. On pages 97 and 102 Israel Boone married Martha Farmer on Dec. 31, 1747, at Montgomery Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. John Marks in Montgomery Township, Philadelphia Co., PA. Witnesses: Squire and Sarah Boone, and Martha's father, Samuel Farmer, Sr. Martha Farmer was born in 1728, to Samuel Farmer, Sr., and first wife, Martha Thomas, in Whitemarsh, Philadelphia Co., PA, and died of Tuberculosis, before her husband, Israel, in 1756 in Rowan Co., NC.

Israel died of consumption leaving four children. Brother Daniel and wife Rebecca took them in and raised them as their own.

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Israel Boone's Timeline

May 20, 1726
Near Chalfont, New Britain Twp, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Age 21
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
November 21, 1750
Age 24
Yadkin Valley, Rowan County, North Carolina, Colonial America
November 28, 1752
Age 26
Yadkin, Rowan County, North Carolina, Colonial America
Age 27
Yadkin Valley, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
June 26, 1756
Age 30
Near Mockville, Rowan, North Carolina
June 1756
Age 30
Joppa Cemetery, Mockville, Rowan, North Carolina