Lara Earline Boone

1925–1998 (Age 73)
West Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lara Earline

When Lara Earline Boone was born on 5 March 1925, in West Columbia, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, her father, Dewey Proxile Boone, was 25 and her mother, Lillie A Pound, was 23. She married David Willard Bouknight about 16 March 1950, in Richland, South Carolina, United States. She lived in Congaree Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 31 October 1998, in Irmo, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Lara Earline Boone
David Willard Bouknight
Marriage: about 16 March 1950

Spouse & Children

about 16 March 1950
Richland, South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 4

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Earline L Boone in household of Dewey P Boone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tombstone

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