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Father of Daniel Boone (see booneinfo.com for complete line).
Squire Boone was born probably in Bradnich, Devonshire, England on 25 November 1696.Squire Boone was small of stature, fair complextion, with red hair and blue-gray eyes. He had a broad Cornish accent and was notable for their clannishness.He came to America with his brother and sister George and Sarah prior to 1713.He inspected the region of the Oley Valley near where Reading, Pennsylvania now lies.It was still the wild edge of the frontier.He judged the area a splendid site for a new clan homeland and sent word to the remaining Boone relatives in Devonshire, many of whom soon settled nearby.The Boones were Quackers.
Squire Boone married Sarah Morgan at Gwynedd Meeting House on 13 July 1720.The first ten years of Squire Boone's married life were spent near Gwynedd.He practiced the same trades he did in the old country. He supplemented income from his blacksmith shop and a weaving business with subsistence farming, a job often handled by family women and children.
In 1730, Squire Boone bought 250 acres of forest and meadow in the upper Schuylkill Valley in Exeter Township, then Oley, Berks County, Pennsylvania.On his farm was an outcropping of rock with a spring welling up from it.There, on top of the rock, Squire Boone built a one room log cabin where he and his growing family eked out a living.
Squire and Sarah Morgan Boone had a number of children, Sarah Boone, Israel Boone,Samuel Boone, Jonathan Boone, Elizabeth Boone, Daniel Boone (the famous frontiersman), Mary Boone, George Boone, Edward Boone, Nathan Boone, Squire Boone, Jr., and Hannah Boone.
On 1 May 1750, Squire Boone and his family moved to a place near Winchester, Virginia.Then in 1753, they moved on to a farm on the Yadkin River in Davidson County, North Carolina.
bib: Early Families of Eastern & Southeastern Kentucky and Their Descendants, William C. Kozee, Baltimore, 1979 (Olathe Public Library); Genealogies of Kentucky Families, A-M, The Register of the Kentucky Hist. Society, 1981 (Olathe Public Library); Daniel Boone by John Mack Faragher, Henry Holt and Co., New York, 1992; Colonial Homes, June 1994;