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James Robert Boone
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1875
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1925
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Son of Joseph Jasper Boone, and Sarah Catherine (Dean).

(1st Wife): Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Baker.

James Robert Boon married Mary Elizabeth Baker, on April 27th, 1904, in Romney, Hampshire Co, W.Va.

(Source): West Virginia, Marriages Index Records (1785-1971):

Name of Groom: James Robert Boone
Grooms Birth Date: abt. 1876
Grooms Birth Place: Hardy County, West Virginia
Age: 28
Spouse's Name: Mary Elizabeth Baker
Spouse Birth Place: Hampshire County, West Virginia
Spouse's Age: 22
Marriage Date: 27 Apr 1904
Marriage Place: Hampshire, West Virginia

(Children): Lenora C., Leo B., Robert W., and Elizabeth W.

(1) Lenora Catherine Boone, # 142640447
(b) October 16th, 1906, in Hampshire Co, West Virginia.
(d) March 30th, 1988, in Plainsville, Adams Co, Illinois.
(m) Lawrence "Loren" Lester Lease.
(children) Delorse Ann, La Greta Ann, Loretta Jean.

(2) Leo Baker Boone, # N/A
(b) 1908, in Hampshire Co, West Virginia.
(d) After 1940 Census
(m) Gladys M. N/A, # 118627636
(children) James Eugene, Marvin Leo, Roger Keith.

(3) Robert W. Boone, (A TWIN) # 111478606
(b) July 21st, 1913, in Plainville, Adams Co, Illinois.
(d) April 13th, 2001, in Augusta, Hancock Co, Illinois.
(m) Idella N/A.
(children) N/A.

(4) Elizabeth "Betty" W. Boone, (A TWIN) # 7344061
(b) July 22nd, 1913, in Plainsville, Adams Co, Illinois.
(d) September 28th, 1993, in Highland, Madison Co, Illinois.
(m) Eugene "Gene" John Buchheim, married sometime after the 1940 Census.
(children) N/A

(Noted): Since James' first wife, Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" (Baker) Boone, died on September 13th, 1913, in Illinois, it is believed that she may have died shortly after giving birth to their twins Robert and Elizabeth, (who were born in 1913, in Illinois).

(2nd Wife): Pearl M. Jackson.

James Robert Boone married his second wife, Pearl M. (Jackson) on October 26th, 1917, in either Illinois "or" Texas.


(5) Mary Amelia "or" Anelia (Boone) N/A.
(b) Between 1918-1923 in Plainsville, Adams Co., Illinois.
(d) After 1940 Census.
(m) N/A.
(children): N/A.


* James Robert Boone.
~ Joseph Mc Nelion "Mack" Boone.
~ John Isaiah Boone.
~ William Wesley Boone.
~ Elizabeth Madeltha "Lillian"
(Boone) Pennington.
~ Albert J. Boone.
~ Ruth Rosetta "Rose" Boone.
~ Benjamin Walter Boone.
~ Minnie G. Boone.
~ David Cleavland Boone (Twin).
~ Luther Clinton Boone (Twin).
~ Arthur Daniel Boone.
~ Frances R. (Boone) Lupton.

(Noted): James was the firstborn child, and 1st son of Joseph Jasper and Sarah Catherine (Dean) Boon(e).


(Census Records for James Robert Boone):

(1880 Census): James is under his father, Jasper J. Boone.

(Head) Jasper J. Boone 28 1852 W.Va. Farmer
(Wife) Sarah C. Boone 28 1852 W.Va.
(Son) Jas. R. Boone 4 1876 W.Va.
(Son) Joseph Boone 3 1877 W.Va.
(Son) John Q. Boone 2 1878 W.Va.
(Son) Wm. W. Boone 3m 1880 W.Va.

Living in: Capon, Hardy, West Virginia

(Noted): "Jas" is James Robert Boone, and John's middle initial is (I), but the Census recorder read it wrong and put down (Q) instead, and "Wm" is William Wesley Boone.

(1890) Census was destroyed by a fire.

(1900 Census): Under James Boone.

(Head) James Boone 23 1877 W.Va.
(Brother) John Isaiah Boone 21 1879 Ohio

Living in: Sherman, Hampshire, West Virginia.

(Noted): Under the 1900 Census, James Robert Boone is the head of the household, with his brother, John Isaiah Boone living with him.

(Noted): James Robert Boon married his first wife, Mary Elizabeth Baker, on April 27th, 1904, in Romney, Hampshire Co, W.Va.

(Census Records for James Robert and Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Boone and family):

(1910 Census): Under James R. Boone.

(Head) James R Boone 34 1876 W.Va.
(Wife) Mollie E Boone 28 1882 W.Va.
(Daughter) Lenora Boone 3 1907 W.Va.
(Son) Leo Boone 1 1/2 1908 W.Va.

Living in: Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona.

(Noted): James Robert Boone married his second wife, Pearl M. (Jackson), on October 26th, 1917, in either Plainville, Adams Co, Illinois, "or" in Waco, Texas, (where Pearl's family lived).

(Census Records for James Robert and Pearl M. Boone and their family):

(1920 Census): Under James R. Boone/Boon.

(Father) James R Boone 44 1876 W.Va.
(2nd Wife) Pearl Boone 27 1893 Texas
(Daughter) Lenore Boone 13 1907 W.Va.
(Son) Leo Boone 11 1909 W.Va.
(Son) Robert Boone 6 1913 Illinois
(Daughter) Elizabeth Boone 6 1913 Illinois

Living in: Richfield, Adams, Illinois.

(Noted): Since James Robert Boone died on (Feb. 27, 1925) in Plainville, Adams County, Illinois; I thought it was special that his four children, Lenora, Leo, Robert and Elizabeth, all tried to stay together. I don't know why they didn't want to stay with their stepmother, Pearl, and their younger sister, Mary Amelia/Anelia Boone, back in Waco, Texas.

(1930 Census): Under Leo Boone [Leo Borne]

(Head) Leo Boone 22 1908 Wes Virginia
(Sister) Lenora Boone 24 1906 West Virginia
(Brother) Robert Boone 16 1914 Illinois
(Sister) Elizabeth Boone 16 1914 Illinois

Living in: Richfield, Adams, Illinois.

(Noted): James' second wife, Pearl M. (Jackson) Boone, later dies on (Aug. 13, 1936) in Waco, McLennan County,
Texas. So that explains "WHY" their daughter Mary Boone (17) is staying with her older sister, Lenora (Boone) Lease, in 1940.

(1940 Census Records found for James and Mollie's 4 kids):

(1940 Census) for Lenora (Boone) Lease

(Head) Loren Lease 30 1910 Illinois Farmer
(Wife) Lenora Lease 32 1908 WV
(Daughter) Loretta Jean Lease 4 1936 Ill
(Daughter) La Greta Ann Lease 2 1938 Ill
(Sister-in-law) Mary Boone 17 1923 Illinois

Living in: Richfield, Adams, Illinois

(1940 Census) for Leo Boone

(Head) Leo Boone 32 1908 W.V. Farmer
(Wife) Gladys 34 1906 Illinois Keeping House
(Son) James Eugene 8 1932 Illinois
(Son) Marvin Leo 7 1933 Illinois
(Son) Roger Keith 2 1938 Illinois

Living in: Richfield, Adams Co, Illinois.

(1940 Census) Under Robert Boone

(Head) Robert Boone Head M 26 Illinois
(Wife) Idella Boone Wife F 22 Illinois

Living in: Ellington Township, Adams, Illinois

(1940 Census) for Elizabeth Boone


(Find-A-Grave Memorials for James' Children):

(Daughter): Lenora Catherine (Boone) Lease # 142640447
(Son): Leo Boone - HAVEN'T FOUND HIM YET.
(Son): Robert W. Boone # 111478606
(Daughter): Elizabeth W. (Boone) Buchheim # 7344061
(Daughter): Mary Amelia/Anelia (Boone) N/A. # N/A

Family links: 
  Joseph Jasper Boone (1851 - 1914)
  Sarah Catherine Dean Boone (1851 - 1932)
  Mary Elizabeth Baker Boone (1882 - 1913)
  Pearl M Jackson Boone (1880 - 1936)
  Lenora Catherine Boone Lease (1906 - 1988)*
  Elizabeth W. Boone Buchheim (1913 - 1993)*
  James Robert Boone (1875 - 1925)
  Joseph McNelion Boone (1876 - 1956)*
  John Isaiah Boone (1878 - 1954)*
  William Wesley Boone (1880 - 1972)*
  Elizabeth Madeltha Boone Pennington (1881 - 1960)*
  Albert Jasper Boone (1883 - 1979)*
  Ruth Rosetta Boone (1885 - 1981)*
  Benjamin Walter Boone (1887 - 1952)*
  Minnie G Boone (1889 - 1890)*
  Luther Clinton Boone (1891 - 1980)*
  David Cleavland Boone (1891 - 1892)*
  Arthur Daniel Boone (1893 - 1980)*
  Frances R Boone Lupton (1895 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
Record added: Oct 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98777019
James Robert Boone
Added by: Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
James Robert Boone
Added by: Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
James Robert Boone
Added by: Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
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Rest in peace, Great-Great-Uncle James.
- Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
 Added: Oct. 13, 2012

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