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Today's generation of the Boone family bears a name that was brought to England by the migration wave that was started by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Boone family lived in Sussex. Their name, however, does not refer to that area, but to their former place of residence, the town of Bohun, in the French maritime department of La Manche, in western Normandy.

Boone Early Origins



The surname Boone was first found in Sussex, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Boone Spelling Variations


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Boone Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Boone include Bohon, Bohun, Bone, Boon, Boone, Bohan, Bound and many more.

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Boone Early History


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Boone Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boone research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1220, 1st , 1215, 1275, 1st , 1298, 1342, 1373, 1368, 1394, 1587, 1660, 1645, 1699 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Boone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boone Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Humphrey VII de Bohun (d. 1298), 3rd Earl of Hereford and 2nd Earl of Essex, who, along with Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, led the barons in opposition to King Edward I; Humphrey de Bohun (1342-1373), 7th (and last) Earl of Hereford, 6th...

Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boone In Ireland


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Boone In Ireland



Some of the Boone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Boones to arrive on North American shores:

Boone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jo Boone, aged 12, arrived in Barbados in 1635
  • Win Boone, who landed in Virginia in 1642
  • Geo Boone, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • Mar Boone, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • Mary Boone, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Boone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Boone, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1717
  • Adam Boone, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760
  • Jacob Boone, who arrived in North Carolina in 1763
  • Fredrick Sayan Boone, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1795
  • Jon Hendrick Bearin Boone, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1795

Boone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Boone settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • Gertrude Boone, aged 1, arrived in Michigan in 1846
  • Cornelius Boone, aged 28, arrived in Michigan in 1846
  • Egbert Boone, who arrived in America in 1847
  • Emanuel Boone, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Boone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alois Boone, who arrived in Boston in 1906

Boone Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Samuel Boone U.E. from Rhode Island, USA who settled in Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1783 was a passenger on the Union Transport from New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Boone, "Boones" U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was a passenger number 366 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs. Margaret Boone U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was a passenger number 483 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Boone Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Powell Boone arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Robertson" in 1839
  • Henrietta Boone, aged 19, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boone (post 1700)



  • Daniel Boone (1734-1820), American pioneer, one of the most famous frontiersman in American history
  • Brigadier-General Milton Orme Boone (1891-1985), American Commanding General California Quartermaster Depot (1942-1946)
  • Bill Boone, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives 137th District, 2012
  • Ashley T. Boone, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Norwich, 1912
  • Andrew Rechmond Boone (1831-1886), American Democrat politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1861; Circuit Judge in Kentucky, 1868-74; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1875-79
  • Andrea L. Boone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008
  • A. Gordon Boone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956
  • Byron Boone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956
  • C. E. Boone, American Republican politician, West Virginia Republican State Chair, 1936-39; Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937
  • Cassius Aurelius Boone (1850-1917), American politician, Mayor of Orlando, Florida, 1882-83
  • ... (Another 43 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Boone Historic Events


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Boone Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Bernard J Boone (b. 1917), English Engine Room Artificer 4th Class serving for the Royal Navy from Addlestone, Surrey, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Boone


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Suggested Readings for the name Boone



  • Boon (also Boone) Genealogy, 1984 by Rupert Farham Thompson.
  • Boone, Eller, Sledge, Vaughn and Related Families by Jesse H. Boone.

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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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