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John Boone, Jr

Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Death: March 29, 1773 (27)
Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Place of Burial: Ephrata, Cloisters, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of James Boone, I and Mary Foulke
Husband of Sophia Boone Biddle
Father of Hannah Boone; James Boone and Susanna Boone
Brother of Anne Lincoln; Mary Boone; Martha Hughes; James Boone, Jr; Judah Boone and 6 others

Occupation: Tanner
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About John Boone Jr.

John Boone was born on November 10, 1745 in Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He was the son James Boone, Sr. and wife Mary Foulke. He was known as John Boone, Jr., to distinguish him from his uncle and his cousin with the same name.

John married Sophia Weidner, daughter of Peter and Susanna Weidner. Sophia was born c.1748. They had three children. John died on March 29, 1773, at age 27..

John followed in his father's footsteps and became a tanner, operating a tannery in Alsace, Berks County, about 90 miles from Exeter. His widow sold this tannery and remarried to Mr. Biddle.

Children of John Boone and wife Sophia Weidner:

  • Hannah Boone, born November 1, 1765
  • James Boone, born January 26, 1769, married Catherine Williams c.1792
  • Susanna Boone, born May 1, 1771

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John Boone Jr.'s Timeline

November 10, 1745
Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
November 1, 1765
Age 19
January 21, 1769
Age 23
May 1, 1771
Age 25
March 29, 1773
Age 27
Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania
Ephrata, Cloisters, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania