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Niobe Franklin Boomer
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1810
Sackets Harbor
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1901
Boone County
Illinois, USA

Niobe was daughter of Abel & Sarah "Sally" (Foster) Franklin.

2nd wife of Jonathan Allen "AKA Allen F." Boomer. Allen first married Perline Snow and had 7 children (All born in Jefferson Co., NY) then after her death in 1827, he remarried to Niobe Franklin and Niobe bore 14 children.

Niobe was the 2nd great-grandneice of Benjamin Franklin.
(*** 3 Jun 2008 > Thank You to volunteer Darlene Schoepski for the obit, Tombstone readings, and photos on this page)
Obit :
Died of Old Age
Mrs Niobe Boomer, the mother of Mrs J E Cronk, died at the residence of Mr Cronk, this afternoon at 1'30 of old age. Mrs Boomer was born in the state of New York, in 1810, and if she had lived till the 11th of January she would have been 94 years old. At this writing no arrangements have been made for the funeral. Northwestern Dec 31, 1903

The Boomer Tombstone is marked as follows:
Allen Boomer born
Ellisburgh, Jeff Co, NY
Dec 23, 1798
Belvidere, Oct 1 1873

Walter S Boomer
born Apr 3, 1842
died Oct 20, 1872
Clayton S Boomer
1856 - 1890

Niobe Franklin
Jan 11, 1810 - Dec 30, 1901
wife of A. Boomer
1810 - 1903
Mary H Boomer
1856 - 1890
Note: the tombstone has the wrong death year for Niobe she died in 1903; and birth is wrong for Clayton who was born in 1848.
(From Randy's Files) :
Name: Niobe FRANKLIN
Sex: F
Birth: 11 Jan 1810 in Saketts' Harbor,Jefferson Co,New York
Death: 31 Dec 1903 in Lottie's Home,Belvidere,Boone Co.,Illinois
Burial: Garden Praire Cemetery
Note: BIOGRAPHY: From the autobiography of Milton Andrews, November 26th, 1942
BIOGRAPHY: Allen and Niobe were from New York. Allen was a drummer boy in the war of 1812. Niobe was a decendent of Benjamin Franklin. Her grandfather was a second cousin. Allen Boomer was a ship captain on the Lakes in his younger days. He was married twice. His first wife's maiden name was Snow. They had two boys, Orris and Albert. Orris, the younger, was the father of Albert, Lyman, Allen, Grant, George, Perlina Bowers, Hattie Hendrickson, May House, Emily Boomer, Minnie Cole, and Nora Peavler.
BIOGRAPHY: Allen and Niobe had ten children. Niobe, Frederick, Allen, Lottie, Jasper, Clayton, Walter, Ben, Florence, Hulbert, and Mary. None of them are now living. Allen settled in Boone Country, Illinois. He hauled his wheat to Chicago, seventy-five miles, with team and wagon. It took a week to make the trip. He accumulated enough to make him comfortable in his declining years. After he passed away, Niobe stayed with her children. Her grandchildren loved when grandma came to visit. She was such a lovely old lady, always in good humor, and a devout christian, always putting her trust in God. Her daughter Mary was crippled in her back and never married. She traveled with her mother. Mary lived to be ninety years old.
C1830 > NY - Jefferson Co., Lyme Twp, Boomer, Allen
m 30-40 Boomer, Allen 32 b. 1798
f 15-20 Boomer, Niobe 20 b. 1810
f 5-10 Boomer, Marietta 10 b. 1819
m 5-10 Boomer, Orris 08 b. 1822
m 5-10 Boomer, Albert 06 b. 1824
f -10 Boomer, Adelaide 04 b. 1826
C1840 > IL - Boone Co., Deerfield Twp.
m 40-50 Boomer, Allen 42 b. 1798
f 30-40 Boomer, Niobe 30 b. 1810
m 15-20 Boomer, Orris 18 b. 1822
m 15-30 Boomer, Albert 16 b. 1824
f 5-10 Boomer, Niobe 08 b. 1832
m 5-10 Boomer, Fred O. 06 b. 1834
m -5 Boomer, Allen F. 04 b. 1836
f -5 Boomer, Charlotte 01 b. 1840
04 Sep 1850 IL - Boone, Bonus Twp., Pg. 54, Dw# 139, Hs# 140
ROW, Alex 30 m CAN Farmer
ROW, Caroline 23 f NY
ROW, Wm. 02 m IA
BOOMER, Allen 57 m RI Farmer $3900
04 Sep 1850 IL - Boone, Bonus Twp. Pg. 54 Dw# 140 Hs# 141
BOOMER, Niobe 40 f NY
BOOMER, Niobe 18 f NY
BOOMER, Fred 16 m NY
BOOMER, Allen 14 m NY
BOOMER, Charlotte 12 f NY
BOOMER, Benj. 10 m IL
BOOMER, Walter 08 m IL
BOOMER, Jasper 04 m IL
BOOMER, Claton 02 m IL
BARNETT, Josephine 03 f IL
BARNETT, Harriet 34 f NY
DIGG, Geo. 21 m NY Farmer $400
23 Jun 1860 IL - Boone, Bonus Twp. # 1257 # 1185
BOOMER, Allen 61 m MA Farmer $1000 $1000
BOOMER, Niobe 50 f NY
BOOMER, Charlotte 20 f IL School
BOOMER, Benjami 19 m IL
BOOMER, Walter 18 m IL
BOOMER, Jasper 14 m IL school
BOOMER, Clinton 12 m IL school
BOOMER, Florence 10 f IL school
BOOMER, Hurlburt 08 m IL school
BOOMER, Mary 03 f IL
3 Jun 1870 IL - Boone, Belvidere Twp. # 39 # 39
BOOMER, Allen 72 m MA Retired Farmer $3000 $3400
BOOMER, Niobe 61 f NY Keeping House
BOOMER, Walter 25 m IL Farmer
BOOMER, Clayton 22 m IL Farmer $275
BOOMER, Florence 19 f IL At Home
BOOMER, Hurlburt 17 m IL Goes to School
BOOMER, Mary 13 f IL At Home
11 Jun 1880 IL - Boone, Bonus # 104 # 104
Joel E. CRONK Self M m W 48 NY NY NY
Charllotte CRONK Wife M f W 41 NY NY NY
Florence CRONK Dau S f W 12 IL NY NY
Di Augbgne CRONK Son S m W 11 IL NY NY
Waitman CRONK Son S m W 10 IL NY NY
Mary CRONK Dau S f W 9 IL NY NY
Hastella CRONK Son S m W 7 IL NY NY
Lottie CRONK Dau S f W 5 IL NY NY
Mittie CRONK Dau S f W 4 IL NY NY
Bennie CRONK Son S m W 2 IL NY NY
Louis CRONK Son S m W 1 IL NY NY
Mave BOOMER MotherL W f W 70 NY NY NY
Frank HUNTINGTON Other S m W 29 VT VT VT
Walter ELLIS Other S m W 23 IL NY NY
Archibald HINES Other S m W 19 IA NY NY
12 Jun 1900 IL Cook, Chicago, 427 Waller Ave, # 260, # 292
SNELL, Louis head w m Jun 1847 52 m 22 IL
SNELL, Florence wife w f Dec 1850 49 m 22 2 2 IL
SNELL, Gladys dau w f Nov 1880 19 s IL
SNELL, Daphne dau w f May 1886 14 s IL
BUMNER, Noibe m-law w f Jan 1810 90 wd NY

Children of Allen & Niobe:

01) Jane Caroline
02) Daphne
03) Niobe Franklin (Boomer) Andrews
04) Frederick Orten Boomer
05) Allen Foster Boomer.
07) Charlotte "Lottie" Boomer
06) Benjamin T. Boomer
08) Walter S. Boomer
09) Jasper Hamlin Boomer
10) Clayton Seward Boomer
11) Florence, b. ca. 1850
12) Pauline
13) Hurlburt, b. ca. 1852
14) Mary H. Boomer
Family links: 
  Abel Franklin (1770 - ____)
  Sarah Foster Franklin (1780 - ____)
  Jonathan Allen Boomer (1798 - 1873)*
  Jane Caroline Boomer Row (1828 - 1853)*
  Allen Foster Boomer (1836 - 1918)*
  Jasper Hamlin Boomer (1845 - 1918)*
  Clayton Seward Boomer (1848 - 1890)*
  Mary H. Boomer (1856 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Garden Prairie Cemetery
Garden Prairie
Boone County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 6/49b
Created by: Randy Eutsler
Record added: May 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27166780
Niobe <i>Franklin</i> Boomer
Added by: Randy Eutsler
Niobe <i>Franklin</i> Boomer
Added by: Randy Eutsler
Niobe <i>Franklin</i> Boomer
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