Daniel Boone (b) 11/2/1734 (d) 9/26/1820, Pennsylvania. He was as a wandering hunter and trapper who was one of the earliest white explorers in Kentucky and worked to establish it as a 14th colony. Boone became a legendery hero.
Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky, which was then part of Virginia but on the other side of the mountains from the settled areas.
Daniel Boone's Grave-- in Kentucky. He died & was buried in Missouri, but the Kentuckians came, disinterred him, & took him back to Frankfort. However...they may have snatched the wrong body. No one knows for sure.
Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was an American pioneer, frontiersman and explorer whose exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the U.S. He was a militia officer during the Revolutionary War, which in Kentucky was fought primarily between the American settlers and the British-aided Native Americans. Boone was elected to the first of his three terms in the Virginia General Assembly during the Revolutionary War and fought in the Battle of Blue Licks.
Daniel Boone (information continued) In 1799, he moved with his son to Missouri where he became a judicial magistrate until 1803. In September 1820, he died at the home of Nathan Boone in St Charles County, MO. He was the sixth of eleven children in a family of Quakers. He married Rebecca Bryan on August 14, 1756. They had ten children. Rebecca died March 18, 1813.
Man’s Vest, ca. 1890. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through the George H. and Elizabeth O. Davis Fund and exchange of various Trust properties (2013.18) | This work is featured in our “Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” exhibition on view through May 10, 2015. #PlainsIndians #horses