Miami Union

April 27, 1911 

BOONE, JOHN LUCIEN - John Lucien Boone, a veteran of the Civil war and one of Troy's best known citizens, died Wednesday night of last week at his home on South Market street.  Death was due to heart trouble accompanied by other complications from which he had suffered since last December.  Mr. Boone was born in Dayton, Nov. 3, 1849, and was a son of Daniel and Susan Repp Boone, pioneer residents of Montgomery county.  He is also said to have been a direct descendent of Daniel Boone, Kentucky's great pioneer and historical character.  When the war broke out though still very young he enlisted in Co. D. 60th O. V. I. and served faithfully.  He was united in marriage with Miss Rosa Anna Podesta of Vicksburg, Miss., on June 28, 1883, and for a number of years they resided in that city he being with the "Isaquenna," a well known river boat which plyed on the lower Mississippi.  They removed to Troy several years ago and for a number of years Mr. Boone was the energetic local agent of a number of daily papers.  During his stay in this city he has gained the reputation of being an honest straight-forward man and had made many friends.  He was a member of Coleman Post G. A. R.  Besides his wife there survive him three children, Joseph Emmett Boone, of the U. S. Navy and stationed at Washington, D. C., John Tanner Boone, connected with the Detroit Electrical company and Miss Alma Boone, a teacher in the Troy pubic schools.  There are also two brothers and one sister--Daniel Boone of Dayton, Albert E. Boone of Zanesville and Mrs. Frank Black of Dayton.  The funeral was held from the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and was in charge of Coleman Post G. A. R.

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