James R Boone

15 October 1867–12 June 1954 (Age 86)
Virginia, United States

The Life of James R

When James R Boone was born on 15 October 1867, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Fagan Boone, was 19 and his mother, Eliza Jane Julian, was 19. He married Loretta Frankie Tipton on 18 September 1895, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 2, Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1954. He died on 12 June 1954, in Banner Elk, Avery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Roan Mountain, Carter, Tennessee, United States.

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James R Boone
Loretta Frankie Tipton
Marriage: 18 September 1895
Bertha Naomi Boone
Corbit Boone
David Boone
Lydia Boone
Ernest Daniel Boone
Maxie F Boone
Hazel Marie Boone
Florence June Evangeline Boone
James Herman Boone
John Thayer Boone

Spouse and Children

18 September 1895
Carter, Tennessee, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings





    Mary Lydia Polly Boone


    David Boone


    Ira Pender Boone


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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)

  • James N Boon in household of John F Boon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Boone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Boone, "United States Census, 1940"

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