Robert Henry Boone

Robert Henry Boone

Male 1852 - 1933  (80 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 12 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Robert Henry Boone 
    Born 15 Jan 1852  Sewell, Fayette Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1933  Greenbiar Co. W. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Organ Cave Cemetery, Greenbrier Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I339881  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2001 

    Father William Harrison Boone,   b. 16 Aug 1826, Monroe Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1902, Sewell, Fayette Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth McDowell,   b. 8 May 1833, Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1906, Sewell, Fayette Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1852  Gallipolis, Meigs Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Family ID F134599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Rebecca Patton,   b. 29 Nov 1852, Greenbier County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1934  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1882 
    Children 
     1. Walter Boone
     2. Walter H. Boone,   b. 1885, Greenbrier Co, (West)Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Boone,   b. 1883, Greanbrier Co, (West)Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Frank Boone,   b. 1889,   d. 1945  (Age 56 years)
     5. Franck Boone
     6. Wheeler Boone,   b. 1889, Greenbiar Co. W. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Myrtle Boone,   b. 1889, Greenbiar Co. W. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2001 
    Family ID F134598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Level Patton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Walter Boone
     2. Thomas Boone
     3. Franck Boone
     4. Wheeler Boone
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2001 
    Family ID F134591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Notes for Robert Henry Boone:
      Sheriff of Fayette Co. WV. 1888-1892. He removed to Greenbrier Co. WV. in 1893 located in Irish Corner
      district on a large farm near Ronceverte. He was a state senator from 1921-1925. He was a collateral
      descendant of Daniel Boone, early pioneer. Surviving him are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Willard Poole, of
      Charleston; four sons---Walter of Mt. Hope; Thomas of Fayetteville; Frank of Charleston; Wheeeler of
      Cincinnati and six grandchildren. Funeral services, at the family home, conducted by Rev. A. F. Shomo, of
      the Ronceverte M. E. Church, were followed by interment in the family plot at the Spy Rock cemetery,
      Lookout, Fayette Co. WV. Active pallbearers were: C. C. Rodgers, Martn Rodgers, H. D. Rodgers, Burton
      Rodgers, Mark Gee, and Clark Humphreys. Honorary pallbearers were Wm. B. Blake, Sr. Wm. B. Blake Jr. C.
      E. Boone, C. G. Dickson, Ira Foldern, R.K. Ford, Dr. J. L. Kean. [last line unclear]

      Orbit of R.H. Boone

      The passing of Robert Henry Boone, near Ronceverte, Nov. 27, 1933, came as a climax to a long and useful
      life of one of the state's venerable citizens. Born at what is now Sewell, Fayette Co. Wv. Jan. 15, 1853, Mr.
      Boone was the eldest son of William Harrison & Sarah McDowell Boone, pioneer citizens of Fayette Co. he
      was educated at the old Lewisburg Prebsyterian Academy and at Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie,
      N.Y.
      He was married Nov. 29, 1882 to Sarah Patton, of Greenbrier Co. Wv. with whom he celebrated his golden
      anniversary last year. Establishing himself in business in Fayette Co. , he became widely know and
      respected as Sheriff of that county from 1888-1892. Coming to Greenbrier Co. in 1893, he located on a large
      farm in Irish Corner, district near Ronceverte, where his life was exemplified by business integrity and
      sincerity of friendships. The high esteem in which he was held among those who knew and trusted him was
      evinced by his election to the State Senate, where he served from 1921-1925. he was a collateral descendant
      of the famous Daniel Boone, early pioneer. Surviving him are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Willard Poole, of
      Charleston; four sons---Walter , of Mt. Hope; Thomas, of Fayetevile; Franck, of Charleston; Wheeler of
      Cincinnati, and six grandchildren. Funeral services, at the family home, conducted by Rev. A. F. Shomo, of
      the Ronceverte M. E. Chruch, were followed by interment in the family plot at the Spy Rock Cemetery,
      Lookout, Fayette Co. Acative pallbearers were: C. C. Rodgers, Maryin Rodgers, H. D. Rodgers, Burton
      Rogers, Mark Gee, and Clark Humphreys. Honerary pallbearers were Wm. B. Blake, Sr. Wm. B. Blake Jr. D. E.
      Boone, D. F. Dickson, Ira Folden, R. K. Ford, Dr. J. L. Kean, Wm. B. Hines, G.H McDowell, R.F Martin, and
      others.


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