Archie Benard Boone Sr.

10 March 1923–5 December 2003 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Archie Benard

When Archie Benard Boone Sr. was born on 10 March 1923, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Vestal J. Boone, was 27 and his mother, Texie Marie Carson, was 17. He had at least 1 son with Dahlia Geneva Webb. He lived in Ivy Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 5 December 2003, at the age of 80, and was buried in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Archie Benard Boone Sr.
Dahlia Geneva Webb
Richard Douglas Boone

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    Richard Douglas Boone


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Benard A Boone in household of Nestal Boone, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Archie Benard Boone in entry for Martha Maye Boone, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Archie Bernard Boone in entry for Toby Lewis Boone, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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