Persis Haynes Boone

Brief Life History of Persis Haynes

When Persis Haynes Boone was born on 17 July 1851, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Washington Boone II, was 45 and her mother, Ann Odessa Haynes, was 38. She married David Johnson in 1868, in Pettigrew, Madison, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Kentucky Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 28 March 1937, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Saint Paul, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Wood
Persis Haynes Boone
Marriage: 1 June 1879
Cener Ellen Wood
Joseph F. Wood
Lillie M. Wood
Margaret Wood
Bertha M. Wood
Frank Wood
Lucy Everline Wood
Stella Wood
Fannie Odessa Wood

Sources (18)

  • Persis Johnson in household of John Bevans, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Persis Boone - Published information: birth-name: Persis Boone
  • Pursis Boone, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

World Events (8)


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology.

English (of Norman origin): from Middle English bon(e), boun, Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1.

Dutch: variant of Boon .

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

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