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Pvt George W. Boone
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1847
Bridgwater
Somerset, England
Death: Apr. 17, 1932
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Co A 11th MI Inf


1856 emgigrated to America with his parents and 6 siblings to Benton, Penn Yan, Yates, NY and worked as a farm laborer and may have moved with his brother John to Hillsdale County in Michigan.

Just after he turned 17 years old he enlisted in the Civil War in the Union Army 16 Nov 1864 as a Private in Company A, 11th Michigan. Only served 3 months and 20 days and was discharged at the end of the war 06 March 1865

Lived in Edwardsburg, Cass Co, MI being employed by the Grand Trunk Rail Road.

Obit: Elkhart Truth 18 Apr 1932
George W. Boone, 84, a resident of Elkhart for more than 40 yrs, died at 5:50 Sunday afternoon at his home, 1724 DeCamp Avenue. In failing health four year, Mr. Boone was fatally stricken with apoplexy last Thursday. The funeral service will be held at the Charles Walley chapel, 126 South Second street, at 3 p.m. Tuesday and the burial will be in the Prairie street cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Walley chapel until the hour of the funeral.

Mr Boone was born Oct 17, 1847, in Bridgewater, England. He came to America at the age of 10 years with his parents, James and Louisa Boone, who settled at Hillsdale, Mich. For 11 years before overcome by ill healthy, four years ago, he was employed as a painter by the Elkhard Brass Manufacturing Co. He was twice married, his second wife being Lizzie Teed Boone, who survives him. There are four children by the former marriage-Mrs North Thursby of Bristol, Mrs Orrie Masten of Hones, Mich., Mrs William Walker of near South Bend and Charles Boone of Buchanan, Mich and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Walsh of Eaton Rapids, Mich., and Mrs Flora Simmons of Hillsdale.

George was first married to Mary Malvina Knight Niver and had the following children:
Nora L.-b. c1874
Mary E.-b. 1875
Grace-b. 1880
James-b.? d.1889
Charles H.-b. 1893 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James H. Boone (1819 - 1891)
  Louisa Loxstone Boone (1820 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Bell Young Boone (1865 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  John B. Boone (1842 - 1913)*
  Sarah J. Boone Easling (1844 - 1932)*
  Henry Boone (1846 - 1900)*
  George W. Boone (1847 - 1932)
  Anna E. Boone Welch (1849 - 1939)*
  Edwin Windom Boone (1852 - 1931)*
  William Boone (1854 - 1919)*
  Emily Boone (1855 - 1857)*
  Lousia Boone (1856 - 1859)*
  Alice E. Boone Hinkle (1858 - 1923)*
  Lincoln B. Boone (1861 - 1876)*
  Flora Louisa Boone Simmons (1864 - 1961)*
  Frank D. Boone (1865 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"BOONE//George W./1847-1932"
 
Burial:
Prairie Street Cemetery
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 1 Lot 329
 
Created by: Leanne M. Meyer
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62464820
Pvt George W. Boone
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Pvt George W. Boone
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