Thomas Boon & Unknown wife

the immigrant ca 1663

Thomas Boon est 1640 | his parents
& unknown wife | her parents
of England and Virginia


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


This Thomas Boon, the son of Nicholas Boon, was born in England about 1648 and came to Virginia about 1663

On 1 May 1668, Thomas Boon received a patent of land located in Northampton Co NC; 490 acres of which was sold by his grandson, Nicholas Boon, on 6 Feb 1754, Deed Bk 2.

9 April 1677 Nich [NB] Boone signed petition in Isle of Wight Co

on 17 March 1693 Mr. Tho Pollok used Robt. Boon as a head right for land in Chowan Precinct.

on 11 April 1720 Joseph, Nicholas, Nicholas, and William Boon were members of Capt. Robert Patterson’s Company of Militia [between Meherrin Creek to Meherrin River and up the river on both sides] means all were 16 yrs of age or older

1722 Albemarle Co tax list Thos. Spires
Thomas Boon a Virginian with 380 A and no polls
William Boon 400 A, 2 polls
Joseph Boon 975 A, 1 poll
list of Jno Worley
Jas Boon 1600 A,
Tho. Boon 380 A.
–m. Boon 420 A

Probable children of Thomas Boon the emigrant:
1. Nicholas Boon
2. William Boon by 1694 – bef 6 Feb 1731/32 Bertie Co NC
served as court appraiser on 18 Jan 1714/5 with brother Thomas Boon
married before 15 July 1720 Elizabeth Browne
dau of John Browne and ca 1670 Mary Broddie
3. Thomas Boon
married Elizabeth Strickland
4. James Boon bef 1692 – bef 31 March 1735 Bertie Co NC
married bef Feb 1712 Elizabeth Smith widow of Thomas Sessoms d 1711

on 1716 tax list with 1700 A and 1 poll.

recorded 25 Nov 1723. Great Book Volume 2, page 590.
Thomas Boone and wife Elizabeth of the lower parish to Peter Mackcone of the same, 180 acres in the lower parish adjoining Andrew Griffin, the Gun (Gum) Branch, Col. Arthur Smith, the Long Branch, Ratliff Boone, Johnson and the Horse Swamp (being part of the 1803 acres granted “to my father, Matthew Strickland, on 20 Apr 1680”) dated 8 Oct 1723,
S: Thomas (X) Boone, Elizabeth (X) Boone,
Wit: Andrew Griffin, Andrew Giles, and John Rice.


William Boon d bef 9 Feb 1731/32 | his parents
& bef 15 July 1720 Elizabeth Browne | her parents
of Bertie Precinct NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


William Boon and his brother? Thomas Boon were appointed appraisers with others on by the local court. I think this meant they were at least 21 years of age at this time.
At a court held at ye House of John Hill. 18 Jan 1714/15 . . .ordered that John Dew, James Bryan Jr, Thomas Boon and William Boon or any three of them appraise ye sd [William Carver’s] estate and return inventory to the next Court.

1 March 1719/20 William Boon patent 430 A in Chowan precinct on ye S side of Maherrin River joining William Boon Sr. and ye Slat Branch.

This William Boon made lots of land deals. The question is how to interpret them as to any relationships.

15 July 1720 Elizabeth Boon of Chowan Prect., wife of William Boon to Elias Fort power of attorney to relinquish my Dower in Land sold by my husband to John Bryan, being 100 acres Wit: Samuel Peacock, John Bryan

16 July 1720 William Boon of Chowan Prect. to John Bryant of Isle of Wight Co VA 8£ current money 100 acres more or less on the north side of Menherring river, joining Matthew Rushing, the second branch and the river now in the actual possession of John Bryan all houses, orchards, gardens, etc. part of a 640 acres granted to William Browne 29 Nov 1706. Wit: Benjamin Foreman, Elias Fort

10 July 1721 William Boon of Chowan Prect. to William Powell of the Lower Parish of Isle of Wight Co VA 11£ current money of VA 200 acres more or less on the north side of Roanoke River in Ocanocha Neck, joining the Beaver Dam branch and the Edge of a Pond now in his Peaceable possession part of a Pattent for 600 acres granted to William Boon 5 Mar 1712 Wit: Thomas Boon, Robert Hicks

15 July 1721 James Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth my wife to William Boon of Albemarle Co 20£ 600 acres on the south side of Meherrin River, joining William Boon, meadow branch, John Pace and Braswell all houses, orchards, etc. now in the actual possession of William Boon as by patent to me 5 April 1720. Wit: Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 Thomas Boon Jr. of Albemarle Co. to William Boon of Albemarle Co. 5£ 520 acres on the south side of Meherrin River, joining William Boon, Slab branch and Crane Pond branch all houses, Orchards, Gardens, etc now in the actual possession of the sd. William and by patent to me 11 Nov 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Thomas Boon Jr of the Province of NC. 4£ 50 acres more or less on the south side of Maherring River, joining Crain pond, swamp and the river now in the actual possession of Thomas Boon all houses, orchards, etc part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Xber 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth his wife to Samuel Canaday of Chowan Prect. 5£ 100 acres more or less on the south side of Maherrin River, joining the mouth of Long Branch, the Great Branch, a pond and the River all houses, orchards etc. now in the actual possession of the sd. Caniday part of a Pattent for 423 acres dated 3 Xber 1720 granted to me the sd. William Boon. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Chowan Prect. and Elizabeth my wife to Benjamin Fort of ye Pect afrsd. 5£ 40 acres more or less on the south side of Maherrin River, joining ye mouth of ye Deep Gutt, a swamp, Long Branch and ye River all houses, orchards etc. now in the actual possession of the sd. Fort part of a Pattent for 423 acres dated 3 Dec 1720 Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Nicholas Boon Sr of Chowan Prect. 5£ 40 acres more or less on Maherrin River, joining a swamp, Myry Branch, Deep Gutt and the river all houses, orchards, etc now in the actual possession of Nicholas Boon part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Dec 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Joseph Boon of Chowan Prect. 5 £ 50 acres more or less on Meherrin River, joining a Pond, the mouth of Great Branch, the Great Gutt and the river all houses, orchards, etc now in the actual possession of Joseph Boon part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Dec 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon Sr of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Nicholas Boon Jr of the Province of NC 5£ 50 acres more or less at the mouth of a swamp upon Meherrin River all houses, orchards, etc now in the actual possession of Nicholas Boon part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Dec 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

2 Sept 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth Boon to Henry Sims of Albemarle Co 15£ current money 200 acres more or less, joining the Beaver dam branch, William Powell, William Brasswell and John Pace now in the actual possession of Henry Sims part of a patent for 600 acres granted to William Boon 11 Nov 1720 Wit: Nicholas Boon, Joseph Boon

2 Sept 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth Boon to Robert Sims of the Same Co 10£ current money 200 acres more or less on the north side of Morattock River upon the south side of a Cypress branch, joining William Powell and the branch now in the actual possession of the sd. Sims part of a patent granted to William Boon 5 Mar 1711/12 Wit: Nicholas Boon, Joseph Boon

Source: “Chowan Precinct North Carolina 1696 to 1723” abst. by Margaret M Hofmann

6 Nov 1723 [A 210] Samuel Canady & wife Mary to Elias Fort 15£ for 100 acres on SS Meherrin River purchased of William Boon on 15 July 1721 now in actual possession of Elias Fort.
Wit: Thomas Boon, Isaac Sterling, Robert Scott. Feb Ct 1723

10 May 1725 [A 447] Henry Sims & wife Grace to Henry Irby 30¬£ for 200 acres part of 600 acre patent to William Boon dated Nov 11, 1711/12 on NS Moratock River on Beaverdam at William Powell’s corner tree, adj. William Brasswell, John Pace. Wit: Roger Casse, Hubord Gibson, Ann Evens. May Ct 1725

13 Nov 1727 [B 324] William Boon & wife Elizabeth to Hubbard Gibson, sen & daughter Mary 6£ 10sh for 100 acres on NS Morattock River, Cypress Swamp, Beaverdam Swamp adj William Strickland Sen, Robert Sims. Part of patent for 340 acres granted William Boon 8 Mar 1711/12 Wit: Nathan Cooper, Thomas Boon, jurat. Nov Ct 1727

13 May 1728 [B 406] William Boon to Carolus Anderson for “valuable consideration in hand” 200 acres part of 423 acre tract granted to Boon on 3 Dec 1720 on Heherrin River at the Great Gutt. Wit: Richard Bayly, Natha Cooper May Ct 1728

17 Nov 1730 [C 364] William Boon to William Little 150 £ for 550 acres surveyed for James Boon, on WS of Mirey Meadow. 100 A sold to John Bobbit; 100 acres sold to Henry Simes, where Chas. Evans now lives; 150 acres sold by Simes to Wm. Little adj James Simes. Wit: R. Forster, J Pratt NC Ct 1730

28 Nov 1730 [C 322] William Boon to Nathan Platt 29£ for 100 acres on Ockeneche Swamp adj. Henry Sims, Robert Sims Wit: John Pratt, jurat, John Glouer, C Evans . .

Source: “Colonial Bertie County North Carolina Deed Books A-H 1720-1757″abst. by Mary Best Bell.


[per Rubert Farnham Thompson]

Thomas Boon ca 1668 – 1723 | his parents
married Elizabeth Strickland | her parents
of England and Isle of Wight Co VA


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


This Thomas Boon did not marry Elizabeth Ratcliff dau of Richard – the Quaker records show that she married James Jordon on 3 March 1688 and had two children Elizabeth and James. She died in June 1695.

recorded 25 Nov 1723. Great Book Volume 2, page 590.
Thomas Boone and wife Elizabeth of the lower parish to Peter Mackcone of the same, 180 acres in the lower parish adjoining Andrew Griffin, the Gun (Gum) Branch, Col. Arthur Smith, the Long Branch, Ratliff Boone, Johnson and the Horse Swamp (being part of the 1803 acres granted “to my father, Matthew Strickland, on 20 Apr 1680”) dated 8 Oct 1723,
S: Thomas (X) Boone, Elizabeth (X) Boone,
Wit: Andrew Griffin, Andrew Giles, and John Rice.

Possible Children of Thomas Boon and :
Joseph Boon I of W VA – wrote will 19 Feb 1728/29 Chowan Precint
married Elizabeth
Note: he was NOT the Joseph Boon who married Ann Axtell 28 June 1714
Martha Boon
married Richard Bayley
Ratcliff Boon ca 1685 Isle of Wight Co VA – 1752 Isle of Wight Co VA
married ca 1709 Patience

Thomas Boon by 1694 – aft 8 Feb 1731/32
served as court appraiser on 18 Jan 1714/5 with brother William Boon
on jury 1724
executor of his brother’s will in Feb 1731/32

married aft 1719 Martha Gray
daughter of Richard Gray who died 1723 Isle of Wight Co VA
widow of William Brown [he d. 1719]

1 March 1719/20 Thomas Boon patent 520 A. in Chowan precinct of ye S side of Maherron River, joining William Boon Jr. ye Slab branch and ye Cream Pond Swamp.

15 July 1721 Thomas Boon Jr. of Albemarle Co. to William Boon of Albemarle Co. 5 £ 520 acres on the south side of Meherrin River, joining William Boon, Slab branch and Crane Pond branch all houses, Orchards, Gardens, etc now in the actual possession of the sd. William and by patent to me 11 Nov 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Thomas Boon Jr of the Province of NC. 4 £ 50 acres more or less on the south side of Maherring River, joining Crain pond, swamp and the river now in the actual possession of Thomas Boon all houses, orchards, etc part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Xber 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

4 Aug 1723 Thomas Boon patented 250 A on the SE side of Coyroy swamp in Bertie precinct joining Great branch and the sd Swamp

7 Nov 1723 Thomas Boon patent 640 A in Bertie precinct in Corory woods, joining the Swamp, a Branch of the Potacasey Creek and Corory Creek.

3.

  1. Martha Boon
    married Richard Bayley

27 Jan 1727/28 Joseph Boon & wife Elizabeth of Chowan Precinct to Richard Bailey ..”value received” 200 A. at Kirbey’s Creek and Spring Branch on SS Meherrin River… Part of a Patent of 400 A. dated 1 March 1719. Wit: William Green, Nathan Cooper. May Ct 1728 Bertie Co

1 Jan 1739 [F 60] James Boon of Craven County to John Taylor Sen 6 ¬£ for 100 A. on SS Maherrin River adj. Arthur Williams on NS Kirbey’s Creek at Spring Branch. Part of a patent formerly granted to Joseph Boon dated 1 March 1719. Wit: John Dew, jurat, Richard Bailey, James Holland Feb Ct 1739

6 Feb 1739 [F 61] Richard Bailey to George Buntin 10 ¬£ for 200 A. on SS Maherring River at Spring Branch on Kirbey’s Creek. being part of a patent granted to Joseph Boon for 480 acres dated 1 March 1719 Wit: John Dew, Nicholas Tyner. Feb Ct 1739

  1. Ratcliff Boon ca 1685 Isle of Wight Co VA – 1752 Isle of Wight Co VA
    married ca 1709 Patience
    a. Ratcliff Boon ca 1710 – 1795 I of W VA
    married Iof W VA 1771 Mary Raiford
    b. James Boon d 1770
    married IofW VA 1766 Sarah Raiford
    c. Jacob Boon d 1790 NH co
    married Lucy
    In the name of God Amen, this 13th day of October 1778. I Jacob Boon of the County of Northampton and State of North Carolina being of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God, . . . .
    I give and bequeath unto my son Jesse Boon my manor plantation where I now live and the land belonging to it also and all of my tools and one chest.
    Item I give and bequeath unto my daughters (** written then struck: “Sally, Lily (or Lucy), Becky and Patty. Each”) of them one feather bed and furniture a peace.
    Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Lucy all the remainder of my Estate during her natural life or widow hood and afterward the said remainder of my Estate to be equally divided between all of my children, and I do ordain and appoint my beloved wife Lucy and my sons Benjamin and Jacob Boon Executors to this my last will and testament ……
    . Signed sealed and —- by the Testator to be his last will and testament in presence of us.
    Jacob Boon,Sen. and seal
    Witnesses: William Lowe, Jesse Boon Lucy Boon (her mark)
    Northampton County December Court 1790
    This will was proved by Jesse Boon at the same time Benjamin and Jacob Boon qualified as Executors thereto ordered to be certified and recorded. Teste: ___ Hayes CCK
    i. Jesse Boon
    ii. Benjamin Boon d 1815 NH co NC
    In the name of God Amen, I Benjamin Boon of Northampton County and State of North Carolina being at this time well in health thanks be to God for it. . ..
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Benjamin Boon all my land that I now own and two negroes by the name of Jack and Mark and one cofat (??) and one still to him and his heirs forever.
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lucy Langford one negro woman named Judah and all her increase to she and her heirs forever.
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Polly Joyner one negro girl by the name of Dorcas to she and her heirs forever.
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Pledger one negro boy by the name of Cary, to she and her heirs forever.
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Miriam Woodard to negro boys by the name of Cugger and Tom to she and her heirs forever.
    Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Charity Davis five pounds to she and her heirs forever.
    Item. My will and desire is that my negro woman named Milly and her increase be sold at public sale and the money arising from the sale of said negro to remain in the hands of my executor hereafter named and for him to give my daughter Charity twenty five dollars a year till he gives her three hundred dollars.
    Item. My will and desire is that all my property not before mentioned shall be sold at public sale and the money arising from the sale thereof to pay the balance if the negro woman before mentioned should not sell for enough to raise three hundred dollars and also pay my executor to pay all my justs debts and the balance after all is discharged to be equally divided between four of my daughters, to wit, Lucy Langford, Polly Joyner, Rebecca Pledger and Miriam Woodard to them and their heirs forever.
    I do nominate and appoint my son Benjamin Boon and Elliott Futrell my two executors to this my last will and testament and do hereby disannul all other wills heretofore made by me: whereas I do hereby set my hand and affix my seal this 26th day of March 1815 Benja: Boon signed in the presence of Willie Futrell, Horea Futrell, Dempsey Futrell Junior.
    Northampton, December Court 1815. This last will and testament of Benjamin Boon was exhibited into Court and proved by the oaths of Willie Futrell and Horea Futrell two of the subscribing witnesses thereto, whereupon Benjamin Boon jun one of the executors in said will named was qualified according to the law, time being reserved for the other executor Ordered that said will be recorded. Teste, J.C. Harrison Clerk
    iii. Jacob Boon
    iv. Sally Boon
    v. Lucy [or Lily] Boon
    vi. Becky Boon
    vii. Patty Boon
    d. ?Thomas Boon
    e. Nicholas
    married by 10 March 1715/6 Olive —-
  2. Francis Boon by 1696 –
    served on jury July 1717 Chowan Co NC
  3. John Boon by 1697 –
    court appraiser October 1718
    5 April 1720 Arthur Williams patented land on S S of Moratuck River joining Joseph Boon, John Boon, John Chessire
    7 Nov 1723 John Boon patented 270 acres in Bertie Precinct on the SS of Moratock river joining the windings of the river.

?10. David Boon

4 Aug 1723 David Boon patented 177 A in Bertie precinct on the S side of Morattock River joining William Leadbetter and William Brown.

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Joseph Boon will 19 Feb 1728/29 | his parents
& bef 15 July 1721 Elizabeth | her parents
of Chowan Precint

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

Joseph Boon I of W VA – wrote will 19 Feb 1728/29 Chowan Precint
married Elizabeth

I Joseph Boon: Being Very Sick and weak of Body but in perfect memory; ….
Item: I give unto my son James Boon one certain tract or devident of land granted by patent in my son James Boon own hand.
Item: I give unto my son Joseph Boon on hundred acres of land lying upon Ochonechay Neck at Roanoak.
Item: I give unto my son Thomas Boon one hundred and eighty acres, it being part of a track of land containing 480 acres granted by patent, baring date ye first Day of March 1719, lying on ye south side of Mehoring River.
Item: I give unto my son Ratliff Boon my hold dwelling plantation containing 380 acres, I say unto my son Ratliff after his Mother’s decease.
Item: I give unto my son James Boon my new gun.
Item: I give unto my son Joseph Boon my old gun.
Item: I give unto my son James Boon one certain gray mare branded with the barrel of a gun and her increase to my sons each of them one.
Item: I give unto my sister Martha Baley, a hiefer and calf to share free or manage.
Item: I give unto my son Thomas Boon my sword.
Item: I give unto my son James Boon one iron pot, a small one, when he comes of ye age of sixteen years.
Item: I give unto my two daughters Mary and Elizabeth to each of them one cow and calf.
Item: I give unto my Loving Wife all ye rest of my moveable Estate, within and without for her to enjoy during her life and afterwards to be disposed to among my children. And I desire my two young horses to be sold ye produce of them to be disposed towards ye payment of my debts.
I appoint my loving wife Ex. of this my Last Will and Testament. The Last Will and Testament of Joseph Boon, Testator: Witness my hand this 19th Day of Feb. 1728
Witness our hands Joseph Boon
Signed Sealed in ye presences of X his mark
Thomas Boon X his mark
Nathaniel Cooper
Source: North Carolina Wills, Vol. 3, page 76
Note: he was NOT the Joseph Boon who married Ann Axtell 28 June 1714

Children of Joseph Boon and wife Elizabeth:
1. James Boon aft 1713 – 1770?
less than 16 when father wrote his will dated 18 Feb 1728/29
7 Nov 1723 James Boon, son to Joseph Boon, patent 210 A in Bertie precinct in Maherrin Woods joining Joseph Boon and hope meadow.
In Craven co in 1739

2. Joseph Boon bef 1728 – 1793 Johnston Co NC

3. Thomas Boon bef 1728 – 1796 NH Co NC
married Edith Whitehead ca 1730 –
i. John Boon
ii. Celia Boon
married Horn
iii. Patience Boon
Will of Thomas Boon 19 Oct 1788 – probate June Ct 1796
Give to my wife Edy Boon the whole of my estate during her life time
to my son John Boon all my lands, 4 negroes, blacksmith’s tools, etc
to my daughter Celia Horn negroes, etc
to my daughter Patience Boon negroes, my strong water Still, etc
Extr: son John, John and Benjamin Sherrard and Arthur Sherrard
Wit: Nicholas Boon and Ann Boon

4. Ratcliff Boon bef 1728 – 1787 Surry Co NC
I, Ratliff Boon,. . . do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament.
I give my wife Ruth Boon, one negro named Ballar and one wench named Judge & one gir named Hannah, together with all the personal estate I possess only what I shall give to my children hereafter named during her natural life.
I give to my daughter Rachel Gurly one dollar to her and her heirs forever.
I give to my son Joseph Boon one negro fellow named Trial to him and his heirs forever.
I give to my son Thomas Boon one negro boy named Crombel to him and his heirs forever.
I give to my daughter Charity Clark one negro boy Abraham and ten pounds in money to be raised out of my land when sold by my executors to her and her heirs forever.
I give to my son Ratliff Boon one negro fellow named Ned to him and his heirs forever.
I give to my daughter Hester Boon one negro girl named Felice and one feather bed and a ten pound horse to be raised out of the land when it is sold to her and her heirs forever.
I give to my son James Boon one negro fellow named Epin to him and his heirs forever.
I give to my daughter Mary Boon one negro girl named Hager and one feather bed and one ten pound horse to be raised out of the sale of the above land to her and her heirs forever.
I give to my son Daniel Boon one negro girl named Vilate and one feather bed and one gray colt which is called “prok” to him and his heirs forever.
My will and desire is that the land whereon I live should be sold after my decease and the money arive from such sale I give to my son Daniel only what I have will out of it to my three daughters to him and his heirs forever.
My will and desire that all i give to my wife during life that after her decease be sold and equally divided between my daughter Charity, my son Ratliff, my son James, daughters Hester and Mary and my son Daniel, except the girl Hannah which I give to my son Daniel more than the rest to them and their heirs forever.
Test Ratliff Boon {SEAL}
Robert Harris his X mark
Richard Hazelwood, Jurist
July the 10th day of 1787
North Carolina Surry County August term 1787
Richard Hazelwood one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will & testament of Ratliff Boon, made oath that he saw the said Ratliff Boon sign publish and declare the same to be his last will & testament, that he was of sound disposing mind & memory and at the same time he saw Robert Harris sign the same as witness. And ordered to be recorded. Recorded accordingly. S. J. Williams, C. C.
married Ruth
i. Rachel Boon
married Gurly
ii. Joseph Boon
iii. Thomas Boon
iv. Charity Clark
v. Ratcliff Boon
vi. Hester Boon
vii. James Boon
viii. Mary Boon
ix. Daniel Boon

5. Mary Boon

6. Elizabeth Boon

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Joseph Boon of Chowan Prect. 5 £ 50 acres more or less on Meherrin River, joining a Pond, the mouth of Great Branch, the Great Gutt and the river all houses, orchards, etc now in the actual possession of Joseph Boon part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Dec 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

That same day Joseph Boon signed his mark as witness to William Boon’s deeds to Robert Sims and Henry Sims

9 Nov 1725 John Nelson to Joseph Boon 3 £ for 40 acres on SS Meherring adj. Will Boon. Part of 500 A. patent dated 1 April 1723. Wit: Matthew Sellers; Catha. Sellers Bertie Co B-57

27 Jan 1727/28 Joseph Boon & wife Elizabeth of Chowan Precinct to Richard Bailey ..”value received” 200 A. at Kirbey’s Creek and Spring Branch on SS Meherrin River… Part of a Patent of 400 A. dated 1 March 1719. Wit: William Green, Nathan Cooper. May Ct 1728 Bertie Co B-426

 

If Joseph Boone died soon after he wrote his will 19 Feb 1728/29, the following would refer to his son Joseph.?

11 Aug 1729 James Wilson sells land adj. William Boon and Joseph Boon

10 Aug 1736 [D 320] Joseph Boon [Boone] to Carowlus Anderson 5 £ for 50 acres on Mehron River at the Great Gutt. being part of a patent formerly granted to William Boon for 423 A. dated 3 Dec 1720 Wit: John Dew, John Worrell Aug Ct 1736

31 Aug 1738 [E 517] Joseph Boone to Humphrey Pryer “12 barrells of good Stone Pitch” for 210 A. in Meherring woods adj. Joseph Boon by patent to Boon. Wit: John Dew, jurat, Benjamin Hill, Matthew Sellers. Nov. Ct 1739.

1 Jan 1739 [F 60] James Boon of Craven County to John Taylor Sen 6 ¬£ for 100 A. on SS Maherrin River adj. Arthur Williams on NS Kirbey’s Creek at Spring Branch. Part of a patent formerly granted to Joseph Boon dated 1 March 1719. Wit: John Dew, jurat, Richard Bailey, James Holland Feb Ct 1739

6 Feb 1739 [F 61] Richard Bailey to George Buntin 10¬£ for 200 A. on SS Maherring River at Spring Branch on Kirbey’s Creek. being part of a patent granted to Joseph Boon for 480 acres dated 1 March 1719 Wit: John Dew, Nicholas Tyner. Feb Ct 1739

21 Feb 1742 Ratcliffe Boon of NC to Thomas Lyle of Surry Co VA 5¬£ VA currency 250 A on the SS of Maherin river joining his brother Joseph Boon’s land, as by patent 1 Mar 1719; also 40 A joining the 250 A which sd 40 A was purchased by Joseph Boon, father of the sd. Ratcliffe, from John Nelson 9 Nov 1725.
Wit: James Washington, Thomas Morrell, William Cooper Reg. NH Co NC Feb Ct 1742 DB 1-62

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Nicholas Boon bef 1698 – 1728/31 | his parents
& Mary Foster? | her parents
of Isle of Wight Co VA & Bertie Co NC

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

9 April 1677 Nich [NB] Boone signed petition in Isle of Wight Co

Nicholas Boon bef 1698 – 1728/31 Bertie Co NC
brothers William and Thomas executors of his estate
married Mary Foster?
a. Nicholas Boon Jr bef 15 July 1721 –
married Olive
b. William Boon
married Alice
c. Joseph Boon ca 1730 –
d. Mary Boon
e. Martha Boon
f. Ann Boon

15 July 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Nicholas Boon Sr of Chowan Prect. 5

15 July 1721 William Boon Sr of Albemarle Co. and Elizabeth my wife to Nicholas Boon Jr of the Province of NC 5 £ 50 acres more or less at the mouth of a swamp upon Meherrin River all houses, orchards, etc now in the actual possession of Nicholas Boon part of a pattent for 423 acres bearing the date 3 Dec 1720. Wit: John Dew Sr, John Dew Jr, Robert Hicks.

2 Sept 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth Boon to Henry Sims of Albemarle Co 15 £ current money 200 acres more or less, joining the Beaver dam branch, William Powell, William Brasswell and John Pace now in the actual possession of Henry Sims part of a patent for 600 acres granted to William Boon 11 Nov 1720 Wit: Nicholas Boon, Joseph Boon

2 Sept 1721 William Boon of Albemarle Co and Elizabeth Boon to Robert Sims of the Same Co 10 £ current money 200 acres more or less on the north side of Morattock River upon the south side of a Cypress branch, joining William Powell and the branch now in the actual possession of the sd. Sims part of a patent granted to William Boon 5 Mar 1711/12 Wit: Nicholas Boon, Joseph Boon

4 Aug 1723 Nicholas Boon patented 180 A. on the S side of Maherine River, joining the N fork of the little swamp, Wm Kinchen, and Will Bennet.

7 Nov 1723 Nicholas Boon patented 130 A in Bertie on the S side of Meherrin River, joining William Boon, William Bennett, William Kinchen and the Miery branch.

7 Nov 1723 Nicholas Boon patent 240 A in Bertie precinct in Maherrin Woods joining the little swamp.

Looking for male Boon descendant for DNA testing . .I am a descendant of Hertford Boons and have talked my dear brother into doing the Boon DNA Test. We have three matches so far, but none have solved my Boon questions. Any info is going to be great.
Best wishes, Leta e-mail Leta

 

William Boon d aft May 1745 | his parents
& Alice | her parents
of Northampton Co NC

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

May 1745 William Boon and Alice his wife, planter to Anthony Robinson of York Co VA
30£ for 100 acres part of a Patent granted to William Boon 8 Mar 1741/2
May 1752 William Boon made deed to John Hayes
20 Feb 1752/53 Nicholas Boon and Alie Boon of Northampton Co NC
Feb 1754 William Boon made deed to Nicholas Boon
2 Jan 1759 Thomas Boon and Alice Boon of Northampton Co, planter to John Hillyard of Southampton Co VA
Feb 1761 William Boon made deed to Henry Brown
May 1764 William Boon made deed to Thomas Boon
3 Oct 1770 William Boon made deed to Jacob Parker

?Children of William Boon and Alice:
1. Nicholas Boon
2. Thomas Boon est 1725 – 1800 Northampton
married ca 1748 Alice Winborne
married ca 1763 Zilthia d bef 1796
3. William Boon

 

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