John Mordecai Boone

24 August 1886–26 January 1981 (Age 94)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Mordecai

When John Mordecai Boone was born on 24 August 1886, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, Mordecai Dempsey Boone, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ellen Montgomery, was 28. He married Blanche Mae Roach about 1910. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sharon Springs Township, Wallace, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 January 1981, in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mordecai Boone
1886–1981
Blanche Mae Roach
1893–1933
Marriage: about 1910
Delaine Roach Boone
1914–1997
Mary Amelia Boone
1917–
Robert Lee Boone
1917–2015
Quintin Harvey Boone
1918–2005
William Albert Boone
1919–1942
Charles Edward Boone
1921–2001
Thomas Clayton Boone
1927–2014
Geraldine Ruth Boone
1930–1977
John Mordecai Boone Jr
1933–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1910
children

(9)

    Male1914–1997Male

    Mary Amelia Boone

    Female1917–Female

    Robert Lee Boone

    Male1917–2015Male

    Male1918–2005Male

    William Albert Boone

    Male1919–1942Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 4

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): from a nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology.3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch bone, boene ‘bean’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bean grower or a nickname for a man of little importance (broad beans having been an extremely common crop in the medieval period), or possibly for a tall thin man (with reference to the runner bean).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John M Boone, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • John M Boon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John M Boone, "United States Census, 1930"

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