Daniel Boone’s Siblings Ranked Oldest To Youngest

Daniel Boone’s 10 Siblings Ranked Oldest To Youngest

Daniel Boone is one of the most famous heroes of American folklore. He was born in 1734 to Squire Boone and Sarah Morgan. His father was a weaver and blacksmith from England, while his mother was from a Quaker family from Wales.

Daniel grew up in Pennsylvania together with his many brothers and sisters. If you would like to know more about them, keep reading. Below you will find a list of Daniel Boone’s siblings ranked oldest to youngest.

11. Sarah Boone

Sarah Boone was one of Daniel’s siblings. Information regarding her life isn’t available. 

10. Israel Boone (May 9, 1726 – June 26, 1756)

Died At The Age Of: 30 years, 1 month, 17 days
Birthplace: Chalfont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

Israel Boone was Daniel’s oldest brother. He was born in 1726 and passed away at the young age of 30 years old. According to records, he died of Tuberculosis. He had a total of four children.

Did You Know?

Following his death, Israel’s brother, Daniel, and his wife, Rebecca, decided to adopt his kids and raise them as their own.

9. Samuel Boone (May 20, 1728 – 1808)

Died At The Age Of: c. 79-80 Years Old
Birthplace: New Britain, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA

Samuel Boone was born in May 1728 in New Britain, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, not much is known about him apart from the fact that he married a woman called Sarah Day in 1757. The two had two children, Hannah and Elizabeth.

Did You Know?

Samuel died in Athens, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA.

8. Jonathan Boone (December 6, 1730 – 1808)

Died At The Age Of: c. 77 Years Old
Birthplace: New Britain, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

Jonathan Boone was born in December 1730 in New Britain, Pennsylvania. He worked as a miller and trader and married twice. His first wife was a woman called Mary Nancy Boon. His second wife was named Elizabeth Boon. Throughout his life, Jonathan had a total of nine children.

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Jonathan’s children were called Sally “Sally” Boone, Abigail Boone, Daniel Irving Boone, Bathsheba Johnston, Susannah Boone, Joseph Boone, Dinah Allen, Hannah Boone, and Benjamin Boone.

7. Elizabeth Boone (February 5, 1732 – February 25, 1825)

Died At The Age Of: 93 years, 20 days 
Birthplace: New Britain Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

Elizabeth Boone was one of Daniel’s sisters. She was born in 1732 in New Britain Township, Pennsylvania.

On August 14, 1750, she married a man known as William Henry Grant II in Rowan, Bladen, North Carolina. The two had an incredible number of children. According to records, Elizabeth gave birth to at least eight sons and seven daughters.

Did You Know?

Elizabeth died in Kentucky in 1825. She was buried in Elkhorn Parks.

6. Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820)

Died At The Age Of: 85 years, 10 months,. 24 days
Birthplace: Oley Valley, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA

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Daniel Boone was born in 1734 and is known for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky, at the time, an area beyond the western borders of the Thirteen Colonies. He is also the founder of Boonesborough. This was one of the first English-speaking settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains.

Daniel took part in the Revolutionary War fought between 1775 and 1783. In 1778, he was taken by the Shawnees, an indigenous population from the Northeastern Woodlands, and adopted into their tribes. However, he decided to leave to keep protecting the Kentucky settlements.

Following the war, Daniel worked as a surveyor and merchant, but he soon went into debt. In 1799, he moved to Missouri, where he spent the last two decades worried because of some legal problems he was facing.

Did You Know?

Daniel is considered one of the main characters of American folklore, and several tales, both fictional and not, have been written about his life and adventures.

5. Mary Boone (November 3, 1736 – 1819)

Died At The Age Of: c. 83-82 Years Old
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Boone was born in Pennsylvania in 1736 and was one of Daniel’s younger siblings. When she was 14 years old, her family moved to North Carolina. Here, she met William Bryan, and they ended up marrying in 1755. At that time, Mary was only 18 years old, while her husband was 21.

In this period, Pennsylvania was fighting the French and Indian Wars. This is why William often left his family to fight with his comrades. Mary was often left alone in her house together with their two children. In 1756, Mary’s father died. By then, she had already given birth to four kids and was about to bore the fifth. In the meanwhile, her husband had left for Salisbury.

While William was fighting, Mary took care of the family and farm. By January 1777, she gave birth to her tenth and last children. Unfortunately, in 1779 the whole family decided to move to Kentucky, but William died in the moving process. As a consequence, Mary decided to go and stay in North Carolina.

In 1786, Mary moved again to Kentucky. In 1818 after roughly 40 years of widowhood, she decided to marry again a man called Charles Smith, Sr. At the time, she was 82 years old.

Did You Know?

Mary passed away seven months following her second wedding.

4. George Boone (January 2, 1739 – November 1820)

Died At The Age Of: 81 Years Old
Birthplace: Unknown

George Boone was one of Daniel’s youngest siblings. He was born in January 1739 and died in November 1820. In 1764, he decided to tie the knot with Nancy Ann Linville. The wedding took place in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Apart from this, not much is known about him.

Did You Know?

According to records, by 1800, George’s family had moved to Shelby County, Kentucky.

3. Edward Boone (November 19, 1740 – October 6, 1780)

Died At The Age Of:39 years, 10 months, 17 days
Birthplace: Exeter Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Edward Boone was born in Exeter Township, Pennsylvania, in November 1740. He spent most of his life in today’s Wilkes County in North Carolina. Here he was known for being a community leader and family man. Apart from this, he also served as a tax collector and surveyor.

Even though he considered himself a Quaker for several years, he decided to get baptized in the Baptist Church.

In 1779, he decided to move his family to Kentucky after his brother Daniel convinced most of his family to move there with the promise of free lands. Unfortunately, in 1780, Edward died on a hunting trip with his brother Daniel. He was survived by his wife and six children, Charity, Jane, Mary, George, Joseph, and Sarah.

Did You Know?

Edward was called Ned or Neddie by his relatives and friends.

2. Squire Boone (October 5, 1744 – August 5, 1815)

Died At The Age Of: 70 years, 10 months 
Birthplace: Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA

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Squire Boone became a famous soldier, politician, frontiersman, city planner, judge, land locator, gunsmith, and miller!

He was born in Berks, Pennsylvania, in 1744. In 1749, he moved with his family to Rowan County, North Carolina. Here he lived in the Yadkin Valley. However, at age 15, he was sent back to Pennsylvania to work with his cousin as an apprentice gunsmith.

After five years, he returned to North Carolina and married Jane Van Cleave. Together they had a total of five children.

Squire had a full life. From 1767 to 1771, he spent most of his time in long hunts together with his brother Daniel. In 1775, a renowned judge from North Carolina hired him to blaze what is now known as the Wilderness Road.

Four years later, he moved to the settlement at the Falls of Ohio (modern-day Louisville) with his family. However, Squire did not settle in the area for long. The following year, in 1780, he brought 13 families to Shelby County and established the first permanent settlement in the county, Squire Boone’s Station.

In 1782, Squire began serving as a land locator. Unfortunately, due to this work, he ended up losing his property.

Squire died in 1815 due to congestive heart failure.

1. Hannah Boone (24 August 1746 – 1828)

Died At The Age Of: c. 81-82 Years Old
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Hannah was Daniel Boon’es youngest sibling, as she was born in 1746. In 1765, she married John Stewart and had four daughters with him. Their names were Sarah, Mary, Rachel, and Elizabeth.

But this was not her only wedding. In 1777, Hannah married again to Richard Pennington. She had four children with him, Joshua, Daniel, John Stewart, and Abigail Pennington.

In 1811, Hannah and Richard moved to White County together with their son Joshua and his wife. Unfortunately, Richard died two years later.

Did You Know?

Hanna died in 1828, more than ten years after the death of her second husband.


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