Landon Morris Boone

2 February 1874–24 September 1953 (Age 79)
Yancey, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Landon Morris

When Landon Morris Boone was born on 2 February 1874, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Ervin Boone, was 52 and his mother, Matilda Aurenia Buckner, was 31. He married Sarah Ann Vickers on 12 July 1896, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Spindale, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 September 1953, in Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Landon Morris Boone
Sarah Ann Vickers
Marriage: 12 July 1896
Evie Rae Boone
Nancy Matilda Boone
Roy Landon Boone Sr
Beatrice Boone
Dillard Elijah Boone
Irene Boone
Lloyd Morris Boone
Johnny Twitty Boone
Earthie May Boone
Worlden Dakota Boone

Spouse and Children

12 July 1896
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings



    Taylor Boone


    James Sherman Boone


    Israel Stephen Boone


    Menetta Boone


    Jeremiah Boone


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Landon Boon in household of Eibin Boon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Landon Broom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Landen Boone, "United States Census, 1930"

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