son of John Boone (1632-1711)
grandson of John Boone ( -1677)
great grandson of Henry Boone (1565-1638) of Dartmouth, Devon, England
n 1681, Major John Boone and his wife Elizabeth founded the plantation using land grants from Carolina’s Lords Proprietors. Their oldest son Captain Thomas Boone is credited with the 1743 planting of the first trees in today’s sweeping, moss-draped allee of oaks. He also produced the plantation’s first successful cash crop of indigo for the European market. John and Elizabeth Boone had two great-grandsons, brothers John and Edward Rutledge, who were Founding Fathers of the nation.
Thomas married Mary Capers-Simes (1696-1783)
He is buried at Christ Church Parish, Mount Pleasant, SC at Boone Hall Plantation.
See Thomas Boone # 75153375
This is his grandson.