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Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820

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Personal name headingBoone, Daniel, 1734-1820
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Variant(s)Boon, Daniel, 1734-1820
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeFlorida
LocatedYadkin River Valley (N.C.) Kentucky Maysville (Ky.) Point Pleasant (W. Va.) Missouri
Birth date1734-11-02
Death date1820-09-26
Place of birthBerks County (Pa.)
Place of deathSaint Charles County (Mo.)
Profession or occupationScouts (Reconnaissance) Hotelkeepers
Frontier scouts
Found inHeirs of Daniel Boon. (To accompany Bill H.R. No. 872.), 1838.
Encyc. Am., internat'l ed., 1986 (Boone, Daniel (1734-1820) Am. frontiersman)
New encyc. Brit., 15th ed. micropaedia (Boone, Daniel; b. c. Nov. 2, 1734; d. c. Sept. 26, 1820)
WwW in Am. (Boone, Daniel, Indian fighter, scout; b. Feb. 11, 1735; d. Sept. 26, 1820)
Encyclopædia Britannica website, viewed Apr. 20, 2019 (Daniel Boone, (born c. November 2, 1734, Berks County, Pennsylvania [U.S.]--died c. September 26, 1820, St. Charles County, Missouri, U.S.), early American frontiersman)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: pages 96-98 ("Daniel Boone" family moved from Pennsylvania to the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina between 1751 and 1752. Fought against Cherokee under General Braddock. Married Rebecca Bryan August 14, 1756; settled on Sugar Tree Creek. Explored Florida in 1765 then Kentucky starting in 1767 as a hunter then as a settler and commander of frontier forts. Moved to what is now Maysville, Ky. around 1783 where he opened a trading post and tavern, then to what is now Point Pleasant, WV, then to Blue Licks, Kentucky, then to Missouri.)
Associated languageeng