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 James Boone

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James Boone

Birth
Yadkin County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Oct 1773 (aged 16)
Wise County, Virginia, USA
Burial Lost at War, Specifically: October 10, 1773 (16)
Wallen's Ridge, near Wallen's Creek, Powell Valley, Virginia (Killed by Indians )
Place of Burial:
Wallen's Ridge, near Wallen's Creek, Powell Valley, Virginia
Memorial ID 195061692 View Source
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James Boone was Daniel and Rebecca Boone's first child. He was killed by indians at Cumberland Gap in 1773 while accompanying his father who was leading a group of settlers into Kentucky.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48869746
Born at "Bear's Creek" {LDS records}
Killed and tortured by an Indian War Party at "Wallen's Ridge" {Wallen's Creek in the Powell Valley} Also killed were 5 others {2 killed instantly; 1 tortured and killed with James; 2 others were missing-one found miles away killed by Indian war party and 1 remains found about 20 years later}
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varussel/indian/2.html
Also buried in same grave as James Boone was
Henry Russell son of General William Russell and Tabitha Adams

1773 Attempts to settle Kentucky; son James killed at Cumberland
Gap by an Indian attack October 9; settlers turn back

James was killed by Indians crossing the Clinch Mts. in Va. during his families first attempt to reach Ky.

Born at "Bear's Creek" {LDS records}
Killed and tortured by an Indian War Party at "Wallen's Ridge" {Wallen's Creek in the Powell Valley} Also killed were 5 others {2 killed instantly; 1 tortured and killed with James; 2 others were missing-one found miles away killed by Indian war party and 1 remains found about 20 years later}
Also buried in same grave as James Boone was
Henry Russell son of General William Russell and Tabitha Adams


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  • Created by: Sherry Templin (Hicks Giese)
  • Added: 29 Nov 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 195061692
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/195061692/james-boone : accessed ), memorial page for James Boone (3 May 1757–10 Oct 1773), Find a Grave Memorial ID 195061692, ; Maintained by Sherry Templin (Hicks Giese) (contributor 47303031) Lost at War, who reports a October 10, 1773 (16)
    Wallen's Ridge, near Wallen's Creek, Powell Valley, Virginia (Killed by Indians )
    Place of Burial:
    Wallen's Ridge, near Wallen's Creek, Powell Valley, Virginia.