When James Boone was born on 31 July 1835, in Flat Creek, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, William "Billy" Boone, was 44 and his mother, Sarah "Sallie" Howard, was 31. He died on 13 November 1835, at the age of 0, and was buried in Boone Cemetery, Bedford, Tennessee, United States.
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 .
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