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Sarah Boone (Griffith)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gwynedd, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Death: Died in Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Phinehas Griffith and Elizabeth Griffith
Wife of Moses Boone
Mother of John Boone; Phinehas Boone; Judah Boone; Joseph Boone; Phineas Boone and 1 other

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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
  • Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy: Oct 11 2016, 19:09:08 UTC
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Sarah Boone's Timeline

1762
January 9, 1762
Gwynedd, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
1780
March 16, 1780
Age 18
Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1782
April 10, 1782
Age 20
Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1782
Age 19
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1788
January 16, 1788
Age 26
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 16, 1788
Age 26
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1790
June 22, 1790
Age 28
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1821
October 6, 1821
Age 59
Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 6, 1821
Age 59
Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States