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Posted by: Pat Date: March 22, 2000 at 14:40:52
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Kentucky: A History of the State
by Battle-Pierce-Kniffin
3 rd ed. 1886

J . P. Smith , Warren co KY was born in Phillips co AR 24 July 1824 and
is a son of William and Keziah Boone Smith, the former of whom , a
native of Virginia , lived there most of his life but died in AR in
1841. His father, Phillip Smith removed to Arkansas and died there at an
advanced age. Subjects maternal grandfather John Boone was a native of
North Carolina , and immigrated to this state in an early day, afterward
removed to Tennessee where he died. Subject was about a year old when
his father died and his mother returned to Kentucky from Arkansas, and
for a time made her home with her father . She afterward married Rev.
Joseph Franceway and removed to Greensburg, KY where they remained eight
years and then returned to this county. Soon afterwards Mr. Franceway
died , leaving his widow with two children : John H. and Annie F. She
then married Jesse Bunch , one child was born of this union, Mary E.
Mrs. Bunch died in 1876. Subject married first, Mary, daughter of
Timothy J. Thomas, of Mississippi, this union was childless. He next
married Mrs. Bettie, widow of Samuel Gaines, of this county, and a
daughter of Wilson Ritter, of Barren county. She bore him four children
: William E., Wallie G., Charles R., and Carrie H. Mrs. Smith had by her
first husband , two children , John B, and Mary E. Gaines. Mr. Smith
owns 530 acres of fine land, well improved. He is a member of the
Christian Church and of the Democratic Party.

John Boone was believed to be the son of Jonathan Boone, older brother
of Daniel. He was married first to Henrietta Stewart who died possibly
ca 1815. He next married Any (Anna ) Grider Mitchell, widow of Charles
Mitchell and they raised a family of seventeen children.

1810 Warren co KY census

John Boone 1 m-10, 1 m 10-16, 1 m 26-45
2 f -10, 1 f 10-16, 1 f 16-26, 1 f 45 and up

1820 Warren co KY Census

John Boon 2 m -10, 2 m 10-16, 2 m 18-26, 1 m 45 and up
3 f -10. 1 f 10-16, 1 f 16-26, 1 f 26- 45


I would appreciate hearing from any researchers of the above families.

Thanks, Pat in OK

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