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Jane Boone (Van Cleave)

Also Known As: "Big Granny", "van Cleave", "van Cleve", "van Cleef"
Birthplace: New Brunswick, Middlesex County, Province of New Jersey
Death: Died in Otter Creek, Perry County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Aaron van Cleave and Rachel Jans van Cleef
Wife of Squire Boone Jr.
Mother of Jonathan Boone; Moses Boone; Isiah Boone; Sarah Cassandra Wilcoxon; Enoch Morgan Boone and 3 others
Sister of Cornelius "Cory" van Cleave; Samuel Van Cleave; John VanCleave; Benjamin VanCleef; Willem van Cleef and 4 others
Half sister of William van Cleve and William van Cleve

Occupation: married Aug 8, 1765
Managed by: Private User
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About Jane Boone

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A119103

Dutch decent

Jane VanCleve

Birth 16 Oct 1749

Death 10 Mar 1829, Ft.Knox,,Ky.


1 Squire Jr. Boone

Birth 5 Oct 1744, Oley Twp.,Berks Co,Penn.

Death Aug 1815, Harrison Co.,,Ind.

Burial Boone Caverens,Harrison Co.,Ky.

Father Squire Boone (1696-1765)

Mother Sarah Morgan (1700-1777)

Marriage 8 Aug 1765, ,,N.C.,U.S.A.

Children Jonathan (1766-1837)

Moses (1769-1842)

Isiah (1772-)

Sarah (1774-1846)

Enoch Morgan (1777-1862)

Notes for Jane VanCleve

Daughter of Aaron Van Cleve of N.J.

It is known by descendants that Jane (Hughes) Boone died in KY at the home of her daughter, Hannah, wife of Moses Boone, where she was known as "Little Granny" to distinguish her from "Big Granny" who was Jane (Van Cleve) Boone, wife of Squire Boone, Jr.
DAR ID NO 35260

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Jane Boone's Timeline

May 20, 1728
November 2, 1734
October 16, 1749
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, Province of New Jersey
August 30, 1766
Age 16
Yadkin River, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
Age 16
February 23, 1769
Age 19
Yadkin River, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
March 13, 1772
Age 22
Yadkin River, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
September 26, 1774
Age 24
October 16, 1777
Age 28
Fort Boonesborough, Lincoln, Kentucky, USA