William Bone was the son of John Bone and Ann Harbison Bone. He was born 1798 in Washington County, Kentucky and died in Hopkins County, TX bet.1850-1860.He married Minerva Hickerson November, 1823 in Washington County, Kentucky. Minerva Francis Hickerson was born 1796 in Virginia and died abt. 1881 in Hopkins, County TX. She was the daughter of William Hickerson.
Additional information on the ancestors of William Bone can be found in message #312 Hickerson Family Forum.
William and Minerva moved from Washington County, Kentucky to Bartholomew County, Indiana shortly after they married. All of their known children were born in Indiana.
In the late 1840's William and Minerva came to Texas. William's grant is listed in the Land Survey Abstracts Indices of Original Land Owners of Texas.
They are listed in the 1850 Texas Census.
William....52..farmer...b. Kentucky Manervy... 54..b. Virginia Joseph L.W.22..farmer...b. Indiana Nancy......17..b. Indiana Thomas.....19..farmer...b. Indiana Jesse......14..b. Indiana
Known children of William and Minerva are;
1. Joseph L. Washburn Bone born November 13, 1826 in Bartholomew County, Indiana and died December 23, 1895 in Hopkins County, TX. Married Sarah Jane Willis April 17, 1853 in Hopkins County. She was born May 18, 1834 in Tennessee, and died December 10, 1889 in Hopkins County, TX.
2. Mary Francis Bone born May 6, 1830 in Bartholomew County, Indiana d. unknown
3. Thomas Jefferson Bone born January 01, 1834 in Bartholomew County died March 08, 1906 in Hobbs, Fisher County, TX. Married Sarah Jane Miller November 15, 1855 in Hopkins County, TX. She was born September 20, 1840 in Kentucky and died March 01, 1918 in Cheapside, Gonzales County, TX.
4. Jesse Bone born September 25, 1836 and died May 1855, Hopkins County, TX.
I have more information on Joseph L. W. Bone and Thomas Jefferson Bone's descendants.