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Ruth Eleanor Boone
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Birth: 1830
Virginia, USA
Death: unknown, USA

Daughter of N/A and N/A.

Husband: John H. Boone.

Ruth married John, sometime prior to the birth of their firstborn child and (son) Joseph "Jasper" Boon(e), who was born in (1851), in the Bean Settlement, in Hardy County, "Old Virginia," present day West Virginia.


~ Joseph Jasper Boone.
~ James Daniel Boone.
~ John Robert Boone.
~ Catherine Jane Boone.
~ Sarah Bellzury "Belle" Virginia
(Boone) Moore.

Ruth and her husband, John H. Boon(e), lived in the Hardy County (Old Virginia) present day West Virginia territory, during the 1850 U.S. Census. And, they were also still in the Hardy County, W.Va., area., in the 1860's, because John and his pregnant wife, Ruth, and their 3 sons, (Joseph "Jasper," James Daniel, and John Robert), lived in Hardy Co, "Old Virginia," (Present day West Virginia), during the 1860 U.S. Census, (where shortly after the birth of their fourth child, and first daughter, (Catherine Jane), must have sadly died "something during the Civil War," from (1861-1865), or prior to (1870), because Catherine Jane Boon(e) isn't listed under her widowed mother, Ruth Boone's 1870 U.S. Census, along with her other siblings (Joseph "Jasper," James Daniel, John Robert, and Sarah Bellzury "Belle" Virginia). And, by the time John H. Boon(e) goes off to fight in the Civil War, between (1861-1863), his wife Ruth was pregnant with their last fifth child, (Sarah Bellzury "Belle" Virginia).

(Also Noted): Since Ruth's late husband, Private, John H. Boon(e), had died while fighting in the Civil War, for the 7th Virginia Cavalry Regment of Harris' Company/Ashby's
Mounted Cavalry, for the Confederate Army. She attempted to file a war pension claim for her husband John, on July 13th, 1863, but was denied by the state of Virginia., since
Ruth Boone and her family lived in Hardy/Hampshire Co, West Virginia territory.

So, after the War; John's widowed wife, Ruth, and their surviving 3 sons, (Joseph "Jasper," James Daniel, John Robert) and youngest daughter, (Sarah Bellzury "Belle"
Virginia) are listed under the 1870 U.S., Census, living in Sherman, Romney, Hampshire Co, West Virginia. So I don't know what happened to Ruth E. Boone, after the 1870 U.S. Census; whether or not she got remarried or died before the 1880 U.S. Census.

(Occupation): House Keeper.

(Census Records for Ruth E. (N/A):

(1830 Census):
(1840 Census):
(1850 Census):

(Census Records for Ruth E. Boone):

(1860 Census): Under her husband, John H. Boon.

(Head) John H Boon 34 1826 Maryland.
(Wife) Ruth E Boon 30 1830 Virginia.
(Son) Joseph Jasper 9 1851 W.Va.
(Son) James D 7 1853 W.Va.
(Son) John R 5 1855 W.Va.

Living in: District 1, Hardy Co., Virginia
Post Office: Fabius

(Noted): Census stated John's occupation was that of a (Laborer).

(Also Noted): John H. Boon/Boone joined the U.S. Confederacy Army during the "Civil War" (1861-1863); at which point he would later die in (1863), probably at "Gettysburg." And, Ruth E. Boone filed a "War Pension," for her husband (John H. Boone), in (July 13th, 1863).

(1870 Census): Under herself, Ruth E. Boone.

(Head) Ruth Boon 51 1819 W.Va. "Widow"
(Son) Joseph Boon 19 1851 W.Va.
(Son) James Boon 17 1853 W.Va.
(Son) Robert Boon 15 1855 W.Va.
(Dau) Virginia Boon 8 1862 W.Va.

Living in: Sherman, Hampshire Co., West Virginia.
Post Office: Romney

(Noted): "MAYBE" Ruth E. Boone and her youngest (son) John Robert Boone, moved to (Cedar County, Missouri, after the 1870 Census was taken). Or, after her (son) Joseph "Jasper" Boon married Sarah Catherine Dean, on February 28th, 1875, in Hardy County, West Virginia, at Peter Bean's house, by Daniel B. Arnold.

(ALSO NOTED): I found an interesting "Find-A-Grave" Memorial, that could very well be (John Robert Boone): Find A Grave Memorial # 32944379, (the son of John H. and Ruth E. Boone). If so, then he's calling his father (John H.) "HENRY" Boone. And, he gives one of his daughters the middle name (ELLEN), which could be short for his mother's middle name (Ellenor), instead of "Eleanor." I'm starting to believe that Ruth's name was: Ruth Ellenor (Ruth E). (Also Noted): Under the (1860 U.S. Census) John H. and Ruth E. Boone and their children were living next door to a (James and Hester Webb). James Webb, also fought during the "Civil War," and afterwards ended up moving his wife and family to (Cedar County, Missouri) around 1870. So, perhaps with (Ruth E. Boone) also losing her husband (John H. Boone) too, during the "Civil War," in (1863). Perhaps John H. Boone and James Webb, both fought in the same Confederacy Unit together, so that's why she and her son (John Robert Boone) moved to Missouri, too. James Webb (Find A Grave Memorial# 134248444). 
Family links: 
  John H. Boone (1827 - 1863)
  Joseph Jasper Boone (1851 - 1914)*
  James Daniel Boone (1854 - 1937)*
  John Robert Boon(e) (1856 - ____)*
  Catherine Jane Boon(e) (1860 - ____)*
  Sarah Bellzury Virginia "Belle" Boon(e) Moore (1862 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101199926

Rest in peace, Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandma Ruth.
- Rebecca ECKARD Wilson
 Added: Mar. 9, 2015

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