In 1704 he bought land in Gwynned, moving there by 1708 when he was described as "a tailor by trade, a Welshman by birth, and advanced in age". Spraker's "The Boone Family" states that there is no proof of Edward's parentage pp. 542-544; pub. Vermont, 1922 The information that he arrived on the Monrning Star in 1683 was incorrect. It was William Morgan who did so.