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Alice Agnes Nasheau Boone
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1904
Knights Ferry
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 2007
Sonora
Tuolumne County
California, USA

A distant relative of Daniel Boone through her marriage, Alice passed away of natural causes at a Sonora care home.

Daughter of Joseph William Nasheau of Mariposa & Elizabeth Ann Thompson of Knights Ferry. Her grandfather owned and operated the original ferry there.

She lost her mother as a young girl and lived with various family members in Angels Camp, Fresno, Stockton and Modesto before settling in Tuolumne, where she met her husband, Tan Williamson Boone. They were married on Nov. 24, 1929.

She was a lifetime member of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, an accomplished artist and genealogist who traced the roots of Boone family back to 760 AD.

She organized the "Boone Family Annual Picnic," which brought together people from all over the United States. The first picnic was held in Mariposa in June 1967. The gatherings were then held for the next 30 years at the Boone family property in Columbia, with "Boone Park" built by her sons especially for the occasion.

The Boone Family Association, with 250 members nationwide, was a big part of her life.

She spent her years between two small towns, Chilcoot, Plumas County, and Columbia.

She and Tan raised their family in Chilcoot before bringing them back to Tuolumne County. They brought along their family business, J.M. Boone and Sons, which originated in Missouri in 1880.

Summers were spent in Chilcoot, joined by extended family and friends, with no televisions or telephones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tan, in 1998, a daughter, Alice "Shamrock" Boone in 1968, and two granddaughters, Rebecca Boone in 1962 and Tani Hicks in 1982.

In 1971, the Boone family reunion included 50 descendants of George Boone, the grandfather of the famous pioneer, Daniel Boone. Guests from all over California attended.

The guests that year were:
Harriet Shearer
Carol Shepno
Cindy Lo Buglio and daughter Nichola
George Donhew
Roberta Shearer Yerke
Tani Danette Boone
Sylvia Boone
Priscilla Horsman
Edyna Shearer Griswold
Beth Donhew
Mary Caldron and daughter
Peggy Joyce Boone and daughter Michelle
Richard H. Barnett
Michael Apperson
DAhl Shearer
Josephine Dodson
George W. Boone
Gordon Boone 2nd
George Boone, Jr.
James Maxwell Boone, Jr.
Kathy Canipa
Tim Canipa
Janice Boone
Misty Smith
Earl Foster
Roy Hiniger
Frank Barrett
Ila Barrett
Leonard Dodson
Art Ware
Joseph LoBuglio
Paul Horsman
Alice Boone
James Maxwell Boone
Mary Apperson
Gordon Boone
Kerri E. Boone
Byron Hays Apperson
Tan W. Boone
Frank Daniel Boone
Louise Boone
Gussie Ware
Stella Foster
Loraine Boone
 
 
Burial:
Columbia Public Cemetery
Columbia
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Plot: Pg 1, South of 39
 
Created by: Mohr Historical Research...
Record added: Sep 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21850687
Alice Agnes <i>Nasheau</i> Boone
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As a good friend of one of your grandsons, as well as a neighbor, I always liked and respected "Grandma Boone" and her husband, Tan. Rest in peace, Mrs. Boone.
- knickerbockerflat
 Added: Dec. 21, 2013
You had a long and productive life. Now you are reunited with your loving husband and family. Rest in peace.
- Mohr Historical Researcher
 Added: Apr. 5, 2008
 
 
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