Rash's Surname Index
Notes for Sarah BOONE
Sarah Boone, child of Squire & Sarah Morgan Boone, was born 7 Jun 1724 near Chalfont, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She married in Exeter, Pennsylvania 29 May1742 to a non-Quaker, John Wilcoxson who was born 6 Sep 1720 in Berks Co., Pennsylvania. Her father was reprimanded by his church for allowing this marriage to happen. The Boone families then moved to North Carolina. John & Sarah lived in Coolumee, Davie County When her brother, DanielBoone and others, we
nt to Kentucky, Sarah & family went also.
Sarah's husband, John, was killed by an Indian near Lexington, Kentucky near Bryan's Station 3 Feb 1 782. Sarah, called Sally, died at the home of her grandson, Jesse Wilcoxson. She was age 91 years old. Some people say she died at the home of her daughter, Elizabeth.
She married out of the church because the "ladies' of the Quaker church found out she was pregnant when she married. They had 13 children, 11were raised in the oldest original log house John Wilcoxson built.
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