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Dallas Morning News


An article (including photo of the couple) appeared in the Dallas Morning
  News Sunday, November 12, 1933, as follows:
 
  "Stories of exploits of pioneering members of their family from Colonial
  times until the last wilderness was conquered in Texas were in order as
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. (Joel Hale) Boone celebrated their fiftieth wedding
  anniversary at the home of their daughter, Mrs. H. M. Aber, 1025 King's
  Highway.
 
  Mr. Boone, 78, is the great nephew of the famous pioneer and trailblazer,
  Daniel Boone.  He was born near where the city of Uvalde now stands while
  Indians still considered that territory their hunting ground.  Uvalde stands
  now on land that was part of the ranch then owned by Mr. Boone's father,
  Jesse Boone.  Chief Kickapoo and Chief Lapan were the leaders of two tribes
  of Indians that Mr. Boone recalls made frequent raids on the herds of
  ranchers during his childhood and youth.  Mr. Boone was engaged in several
  skirmishes and narrowly escaped death or serious injury in one or two
  surprise attacks.
 
  Mrs. Boone, 72, was the former Miss Sallie (Sarah) Lenora Fowler and was
  born near Birmingham, Ala.  Her family moved to Texas when she was 10 years old.
 
  She married Mr. Boone at Tyler on November 5, 1883.
 
  Mr. Boone engaged in ranching and stock farming for a number of years.  He
  retired from active pursuits some years ago.  They make their home with
  their daughter, Mrs. Aber.
 
  They have six children, "Dan" (Luther Clements) Boone and T. E. (Troy)
  Boone of Waco, the Rev. C. L. (Claude Leon) Boone of Thorndale, Mrs. R. M.
  (Bertha Boone) Moore of Fort Worth, Mrs. W. R. (Ruth Boone) Presler of Alpine, and
  Mrs. (Cleo Boone) Aber, and seventeen grandchildren."
 
  A little history on this family says:
 
  Joel Hale Boone b. March 05, 1855, Uvalde, TX, died April 5, 1937, Dallas,
  TX  married Sarah (Sallie) Lenora Fowler b. 1861 AL, d. 1948 Ft. Worth, TX
 

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