- Submitter states birth was at "Yadkin, Wilkes Davidson, North Carolina," a nonexistent place reported by gedcom files. Probably the Yadkin in Rowan Co, NC is meant.
He was 69. His body was interred in Hays-Boone Cem, Kansas City, Clay Co, Missouri.
Fact 1: first of Boone children to move to Missouri
Fact 3: entered into salt making business with Nathan at Boone's Lick
Fact 5: 1839 in died of Cholera
Fact 6: after death of sister, Rebecca and husband Phillip Goe, D.M cared for children
Fact 7: 1839 in buried in Boone-Hays cemetary in Westport Township, Jackson county, MO
Burial: Hays-Boone Cemetery, Kansas City. Clay Co., Kansas
Fact 1: Daniel, Rebecca, and children lived with Daniel Morgan's family in MO
Fact 4: Reported as the first American to settle near the mouth of the Kansas River (KC)
Daniel Morgan Boone settled in Darst Bottom, St. Charles County, Missouri in 1795, but moved to Montgomery County, Missouri in 1816. He held several prominent positions under the government, and during the Indian War was appointed Colonel of the Militia. He made most of the early government surveys in the present counties of St. Charles, Warren, Montgomery and Lincoln. At the time of his death he was living in Jackson County. In appearance he resembled his father more than any of the other children: "he was below medium height, and stoutly built, had light hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, and a voice like a woman's." His military record reads: "Daniel M. Boone, Kentucky, Missouri Captain Rangers July 19, 1813; recd. June 21, 1814; Captain Missouri Rangers to September 1814."
An account of their marriage was published in the Springfield Daily Leader September 18, 1915, as follows: "St. Charles, MO., Sept 18__. An account of the marriage of Daniel Morgan Boone, eldest son of Daniel Boone the famous pioneer of the Ohio Valley, was found today in the vaults of St. Charles Borromeo's Catholic Church here, which was wrecked by a tornado on July 7th. The account of the wedding was written by Father Leander Lusson, priest of the church at the time of the marriage, which stated: On March 2, 1800, have appeared before me, Frere Leander Lusson, recollect priest and pastor of St. Charles Parish in Missouri, Daniel Morgan Boone, the legitimate and oldest son of Daniel Boone and Rebecca Bryan his lawful wife, living at St. Charles, MO, on the one side; and on the other Sara Griffin Lewis, a younger and legitimate daughter of John Baptist Lewis and Elizabeth Harvey his lawful wife, her parents living at the port of St. Andrew. The which parties have declared to me their intention to bind themselves with the mutual pledge of marriage. After giving their oath on the Holy Bible to answer truthfully to all the points on which I must interrogate them, they have consented to answer. Being asked what religion they professed, the said Daniel Morgan Boone said he was a Presbyterian, and the said Sara Griffin Lewis said that she professed the Protestant religion. Being asked if they would promise to bring the children born of this union to the church of the place near their future dwelling to be baptized, and send them to be instructed in religion, they answered yes. Being asked if their parents were related within the forbidden degrees, so that according to their religion they could not contract marriage, they answered no. Being asked from what country they came, the said Daniel Morgan Boone replied that he was a native of Virginia, in the diocese of Baltimore, and that he was living here with his parents; and the said Sara Griffin Lewis replied that she was likewise a native of Virginia, and that she lived with her father and mother. Being asked whether their parents gave their consent to their marriage, their fathers and mothers, being present, answered yes. Being asked if they had been constrained by violence or threats or by force of authority to pledge their troth in marriage, they answered no. After the aforesaid information and after the publication of the bans on eight consecutive Sundays at the door of our Church of St. Charles, and also at the house of Mr. Mackay, Commandant of the said village and post of St. Andrew, the said Daniel Morgan Boone has, in my presence, taken the said Sara Griffin Lewis for his lawful wife, and pledged to her his marriage vow. And in return the said Sara Griffin Lewis has taken the said Daniel Morgan Boone for her lawful husband, and has plighted to him her troth. And I have received their mutual consent, and united them in the bonds of matrimony." [MyDataFile2.ged.FTW]