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William Boon, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1737
Queen Anne's County
Maryland, USA
Death: 1796
Caroline County
Maryland, USA

William Boone was baptized 8/4/1737 St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church, Church Hill, Queen Anne's County, MD;parents Isaac & Elizabeth Boone,The "church on the hill," or St. Luke's Episcopal Church, is one of the oldest intact brick church in the state having been built in 1732 at a cost of 140,000 pounds of tobacco. That tobacco paid for bricks to be brought over from England to replace the wooden church that had been erected in 1728.
A William Boon married Rebeckah Chance 1/31/1759 in the same church--St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church, Church Hill, Queen Anne's County, MD; probably our William Boon.

(William Boon was called William Boon Jr. to distinquish him from a cousin, William Boon Sr. born 1734, the son of James who was the brother of William's father, Isaac).

In William's father, Isaac's will: To eldest son, Willian, 60 A of "Dead Ridge," 40 A of "Boon's Venture Addition" on northwest side of "Dead Ridge."

Inherited 60 A pt of tract called Dead Ridge and pt of tract called Boon's Venture Addition on NW side of sd land called Dead Ridge, 40 acres in a square adjoining to sd 60 acres called Dead Ridge. Also half of Boon's Venture with brother, Moses, in father Isaac's will 4 Oct 1766.

William Boon is a joiner in 1773

From: Revolutionary Patriots iin Caroline Co., MD 1771-1883 by Hary Peden Jr. the following p. 17

Boon, (Boone), William Jr. (1737-after 1786) Private, Militia, Capt Thomas Hughlett's Company, 28th Battalion, by Aug 13, 1777 (Ref: M-152)William Boon Jr., Son of Isaac, was aged 48 in a 1784 deposition and aged 49 in a 1786 deposition (Ref: 5-10)

William's children were: Henry, Leah, Hannah, Lydia, Mable, Dorcas, Mary and Elizabeth.

The names of all his children come from Chancery Court document showing a court settlement for land that William had inherited from Isaac and sold to his brother William in 1788, reserving a life right to occupy the land until his death. Money changed hands, but a deed was never recorded. In the meantime both William and Isaac died and the court had to be involved in order for the heirs to settle both estates. I found an abstract online of this document. Document states that William Boon Jr. "departed this life intestate since the 1st day of January 1788 (presumably when he made his deal with brother, Isaac)"

CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers)
1807/12/22
406: John Boon, Elizabeth Boon, and Hawkins H.
Boon vs. Henry Boon, Elizabeth Boon, John Copes (son of Leah , Mrs Samuel Copes) & Darcus Copes, Deaker Booker, Hannah Booker, Edward Swift, Mable Shoebrooks, Edward Shoebrooks, Darcus Whitley, and Richard Whitley. CA. Estate of
William Boon - Dead Ridge, Boons Purchase, Boons
Fancy. Recorded (Chancery Record) 71, p. 522.
Accession No: 17,898-406. MSA S512-459 1/35/5/

In the 1790 US Census William Boon's farm had 1 male and 5 females, no slaves or other people. This is the only census where William would be included as he died before the 1800 census ten years later.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Atwell Chance Boon*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Boon Monticue (1790 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: William may have been buried at his church where he was baptized and married.
 
Created by: Pat Ellingson
Record added: Apr 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68355400
William Boon, Jr
Added by: Pat Ellingson
 
 
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Five times Great Grandfather
- Debbie Schmidt Tschida
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
Revolutionary War Veteran
- Pat Ellingson
 Added: Apr. 14, 2011
William was my great-great-great-great grandfather.
- Pat Ellingson
 Added: Apr. 14, 2011
 
 
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