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The Fort Boonesborough Monument

 
 
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By Karl Stelly, June 1, 2014
1. The Fort Boonesborough Monument - Side 1
Dedicated by their Descendents to the Sacred Memory of the Brave Pioneers who Entered the Wilderness of what Later became Kentucky and Formed the Settlement known as Boonesborough, First Fortified Settlement in Kentucky. We honor these, among the First Families of Kentucky. This side of the monument lists the names beginning with John Allen through Eligah Collins.
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Dedicated by Their Descendents to the Sacred Memory of the Brave Pioneers who Entered the Wilderness of what Later became Kentucky and Formed the Settlement known as Boonesborough, First Fortified Settlement in Kentucky. We Honor These, Among the First Families of Kentucky.

Allen, John * Allen, Richard * Allen, Thomas * Anderson, Aletha * Anderson, James * Anderson, Jemima * Anderson, John * Anderson, Mary * Anderson, Nicholas * Anthony, James * Anthony, John * Anthony, Joseph * Ark, Uriel * Ashby, Daniel * Bailey, Thomas * Baker, Isaac * Ballard, Bland * Banta, Abraham * Banta, Henry Jr. * Banta, Henry Sr. * Banta, John * Barborn, James * Barker, Samuel * Barker, William * Barnett, Alex * Barnett, Ambrose * Barnett, James * Barnett, John * Barnett, Joseph * Barnett, Robert * Barnhill, James * Barton, David * Barton, Joab * Barton, Joshua * Barton, Samuel * Barton, Thomas * Barton, William * Baughman, Catherine * Baughman, Jacob * Baughman, John * Baxter, Col. Edward * Beale, Charles * Bedinger, G. Michael * Bedinger, George * Bell, Flowner * Bell, Samuel * Bellentine, John * Bellew, Charles * Bennett, John * Benning, Joseph * Bentley,

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By Karl Stelly, June 1, 2014
2. The Fort Boonesborough Monument - Side 2
This marker Erected by Members of the Society of Boonesborough -- 1981. This side of the monument lists the names from Josiah Collins through Joseph Hines.
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William * Benton, Jesse * Benton, William * Berry, James * Best, Humphrey * Best, Moses * Best, Stephen * Black, Mary Gass * Black, William * Blackford, Joseph * Bledsoe, Anthony * Bledsoe, Joseph * Bledsoe, Moses * Boggs, Robert * Bondurant, John Peter * Boone, Ann * Boone, Betsy * Boone, Col. Daniel * Boone, Daniel Morgan * Boone, Edward * Boone, Enoch Morgan * Boone, George * Boone, Hannah * Boone, Isiah * Boone, Israel * Boone, Jemima * Boone, Jesse * Boone, Jonathan * Boone, Josiah * Boone, Lavinia * Boone, Moses * Boone, Nathan * Boone, Rebecca * Boone, Rebecca (GOE) * Boone, Samuel * Boone, Sarah (Brooks) * Boone, Sarah Wilcoxon * Boone, Squire * Boone, Mrs. Squire * Boone, Squire (Son of Sam'l) * Boone, Squire H. * Boone, Susan * Boone, Ulissy * Borus, Albert * Bowles, John * Bowman, Col. John * Boyle, John * Bradley, Edward * Bridges, James * Brooks, Samuel * Brooks, Thomas * Brooks, William * Bryant, David * Bryant, George * Bryant, Henry * Bryant, James * Bryant, Jonathan * Bryant, Joseph * Bryant, Rebecca * Bryant, Thomas * Bryant, William * Buchanan, Capt. William * Bulger, Edward * Bulger, John * Bullock, John * Bullock, Leonard Hendley * Bullock, Nathaniel * Bundan, David * Bunoran, John * Bunten, James * Burton, Robert * Bush, Capt. William * Bushby, Major William * Butler, John * Butler, Simon * Caldwell, Robert * Calk, William * Calk, Mrs. William * Calloway,
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By Karl Stelly, June 1, 2014
3. The Fort Boonesborough Monument - Side 3
In recognition of the Fort Boonesborough Bi-Centennial Commission, 1775 - 1975 -- For their Contribution to the Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of Fort Boonesborough. This side of the monument lists the names starting with Dr. Hines through Joshua Penix.
Caleb * Calloway, Edgar * Calloway, Elizabeth * Calloway, Flanders * Calloway, Frances * Calloway, George * Calloway, Hezekiah * Calloway, John * Calloway, Keziah * Calloway, Lydia * Calloway, Col. Richard * Calloway, Mrs. Richard * Cameron, John * Campbell, Samuel * Caperton, Adam * Carle, Thomas * Carter, Braxton * Cartwright, John * Cartwright, Robert * Chaplain, Abraham * Chatten, John * Chenault, Elizabeth Mullins * Chenault, William * Clark, Gen. George Rogers * Clay, Gen. Greene * Coburn, Judge John * Coburn, Samuel * Cocke, Capt. William * Coffee, Ambrose * Coffee, Jesse * Copher, Jesse * Colefort, John * Collins, Alex * Collins, Eligah

(Side 2 of Monument)
This Marker Erected by Members of the Society of Boonesborough -- 1981

Collins, Josiah * Collins, Thomas * Collins, William * Collier, Betts * Colmes, George * Combs, Joseph * Constant, John * Cook, David * Coombs, Cutberth * Coombs, Enos * Coombs, William * Coons, Jacob * Cooper, Ben * Cooper, William * Cossart, Peter * Cossart, Mrs. Peter * Couchman, Frederick * Coulter, James * Crabtree, Jacob * Cradlebaugh, Major William * Craig, John * Craig, Lewis * Crews, David * Crews, Mrs. David * Crews, Eligah * Crooke, John * Cross, John * Curd, Charles * Cutbirth, Benjamin * Daniel, John * Davis, John * Davis, Joseph * Davis, Samuel * Deal, William * Dean, Abram * Dean, Susan * Deban, Joseph * Dial, Thomas

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By Karl Stelly, June 1, 2014
4. The Fort Boonesborough Monument - Side 4
This side of the monument lists the names from Peter Pennebacker through Jesse Yocum.
* Doniphan, John * Doniphan, Joseph * Doster, James * Douglas, James * Drake, Joseph * Drake, Margaret * Dryden, William * Dumpard, John * Dunn, John * Dunnaway, Benjamin * Durbin, John * Duree, Daniel * Duree, Henry * Duree, Peter Jr. * Duree, Mrs. Peter Jr. * Duree, Peter Sr. * Duree, Mrs. Peter Sr. * Duree, Samuel * Elkin, Robert * Elkin, Mrs. Robert * Ellis, James * Ellis, Mary * Ellison, Joseph * Embry, Talton * Epperson, Richard * Espee, Robert * Estill, Ben * Estill, Boudee * Estill, Capt. James * Estill, Rachel Wright * Estill, Sally * Estill, Samuel * Estill, Wallace * Estre, James * Eubank, Achilles * Ewing, Baker * Fall, William * Farrar, John * Farrow, Thomas * Faulkner, John * Faulkner, Joyce Craig * Fear, Edmund * Field, Elizabeth * Fields, Col. Ezekiel H. * Finley, David * Finley, James * Finnell, John * Fleming, Robert * Flent, John * Fluty, John * Floyd, Col. John * Foot, Thomas * Fowler, Joseph * Fox, John * French, James * Gass, Capt. David * Gass, James * Gass, Jennie * Gass, John * Gass, Mary * Gass, Sarah (Mrs. David) * Gass, Sarah (Black) * Gates, James * Gatliff, Capt. Charles * Gatliff, James * Gatliff, Letitia * Gatliff, Neal * Gentry, Eliabeth * Gentry, Martin * Gentry, Richard * George, Catherine * George, John * George, Nicholas * George, Mrs. Nicholas * George, Whitson * Gibbs, Julius * Gilbert, Samuel * Girey, Richard * Girey, Samuel * Goff, Thomas
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By Karl Stelly, June 1, 2014
5. The Fort Boonesborough Monument
* Goodman, Ancil * Goodman, Daniel * Grant, Elizabeth * Grant, Hannah * Grant, Israel * Grant, John * Grant, Moses * Grant, Rebecca B. (Mrs. Wm.) * Grant, Rebecca Boone * Grant, Squire * Grant, William * Grubbs, Capt. Higgason * Grubbs, Mrs. Higgason * Guerrant, Peter * Hackett, Peter * Hall, Edward * Hall, Thomas * Hall, William * Hamilton, Andrew * Hamilton, James * Hamilton, John * Hancock, George * Hancock, Stephen * Hancock, William * Hand, Edward * Hanks, Abraham * Hanna, Andrew * Hargrove, Thomas * Harmon, John * Harmon, Val * Harper, John * Harper, Peter * Harris, Christopher * Harris, William * Harrison, Ben * Harrison, John * Harrison, Richard * Harrison, Samuel * Harrod, Edward * Hart, Chenoa * Hart, China * Hart, Cumberland * Hart, David * Hart, Mrs. David * Hart, John * Hart, Kiziah * Hart, Mary * Hart, Nathaniel Jr. * Hart, Col. Nathaniel * Hart, Mrs. Nathaniel * Hart, Simpson * Hart, Susanna * Hart, Thomas * Hart, Thomas Richard Green * Harvester, John * Hawiston, John * Hayes, Elizabeth * Hayes, James * Hayes, Jemima * Hayes, William * Henderson, John * Henderson, Nathaniel * Henderson, Nicholas * Henderson, Pleasant * Henderson, Col. Richard * Henderson, Samuel * Hendricks, Frances Holley * Hendricks, George * Hicks, William * Hines, Joseph

Side 3 of Monument
In Recognition of the Fort Boonesborough Bi-Centennial Commission, 1775 - 1975 -- For their

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Contribution to the Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of Fort Boonesborough.

Hines, Dr. * Hines, Col. Richard * Hite, Isaac * Hite, J. * Hodges, Jesse * Hogan, James * Hogan, Richard * Hoge, William * Hogg, James * Holder, Capt. John * Holley, Frances * Holley, Mrs. Frances * Holley, John * Holley, Mrs. John * Hooton, William * Horn, Aaron * Horn, Elizabeth * Horn, Jeremiah * Horn, Matthew * Howard, Benjamin * Howard, John * Howard, Margaret * Hoy, Elizabeth * Hoy, Frances * Hoy, Jones * Hoy, Parthena * Hoy, Sarah * Hoy, William * Hughes, Joseph * Hunter, Jake * Hunter, John * Hunter, Samuel * Innes, Harry * Irvine, Christopher Jr. * Irvine, Christopher, Sr. * Irvine, David C. * Irvine, Col. William * Jackson, John * Jackson, Joseph * Jennings, Edmund * Jennings, Jonathan * Jockars, Charles * Johnson, Andrew * Johnson, Betsy * Johnson, Rev. Cove * Johnson, Isaac * Johnson, Robert * Johnson, William * Johnston, Jacob * Johnston, Thomas * Jones, Catlett * Jouett, Matthew * Kavanaugh, Charles * Kavanaugh, William * Kelley, Beal * Kelley, Joseph * Kelly, Benjamin * Kelly, John * Kennedy, Andrew * Kennedy, David * Kennedy, Elizabeth * Kennedy, Jesse * Kennedy, John Jr. * Kennedy, John Sr. * Kennedy, Joseph * Kennedy, Mary * Kennedy, Thomas * Kenny, James * Kenton, Simon * Ketcham, Jonathan * Kincaid, John * Kincaid, Thomas * King, Daniel * King, John * Kintley,

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William * Kirkham, Robert * Kirkham, Samuel * Knox, John * Lackey, Sam * Ladd, Col. John * Landrum, Reuben * Lanham, Thomas * Lee, Charles * Lee, John * Lewis, Aaron * Lewis, Abraham * Lincoln, George * Lipscomb, Nathan * Lipscomb, William * Little, Thomas * Lockhart, Charles * Logan, Col. John * Logan, Samuel * Long, Frances * Long, Joseph * Long, Lawrence * Luney, John * Luttrell, Col. John P. * Luttrell, Thomas * Lynch, David * Lynn, William * McAfee, George * McAfee, Robert * McAfee, Samuel * McAfee, William * McClure, Moses * McCollum, John * McDowell, Thomas * McGee, David * McGee, William * McGuire, Archibald * McGuire, Lt. James * McGuire, Margaret * McMillan, James Sr. * McMillan, Margaret White * McPheeters, Jeremiah * McQueen, Thomas * McWhinney, William * Madden, George * Mankins, James * Mannen, John * Martin, John * Martin, William * Maupin, Jesse * Mays, William * Meriwether, George * Meriwether, Nicholas * Miller, David * Miller, Thomas * Miller, William * Million, John * Miras, Michael * Montgomery, Alex * Montgomery, John * Moore, Charles * Moore, John * Moore, William * Morgan, John * Morgan, Ralph * Morgan, William * Morris, Jesse * Morris, William * Morrison, Richard * Morton, John * Mosely, Thomas * Mounce, John * Myers, Jacob (Miss) * Nall, James * Neeley, Alexander * Nelson, Edward * Nelson, Mrs. Edward * Nelson, John * Nelson, Moses * Newby, John * Newland, Abraham * Noble, David Sr. * Noel, Thomas * Oldham, Jesse * Oldham, Tyree * Orear, William * Overstreet, Michael * Overton, Claugh * Owens, Thomas M. * Owings, John Cockey * Patterson, Richard * Patterson, William * Patton, Lt. James * Peake, James * Peake, Jesse * Peake, John * Penix, Joshua

Side 4 of Monument
Pennebacker, Peter * Perry, James * Peterson, Richard * Peyton, Anne Guffey * Peyton, Yelverton * Phelps, Anthony * Phelps, Edwin * Phelps, Elizabeth * Phelps, George * Phelps, Guy * Phelps, John * Phelps, Joshua * Phelps, Josiah * Phelps, Lucy * Phelps, Sarah * Phelps, Thomas * Phillips, William * Pittman, John * Pleakenstalver, John * Pleck, John * Pogue, John * Pogue, William * Pogue, Mrs. William * Porter, Samuel * Portwood, Page * Portwood, Page Jr. * Portwood, Sam * Powell, Levin * Proctor, Benjamin * Proctor, James * Proctor, John * Proctor, Joseph * Proctor, Capt. Nicholas * Proctor, Nicholas Jr. * Proctor, Rachel * Proctor, Reuben * Quinn, Benjamin * Quinn, James * Quinn, Thomas * Quisenberry, James * Rank, John * Ray, Nicholas * Reed, Alexander * Reed, James * Reid, Nathan * Rice, John * Rice, Joseph * Rice, Samuel * Riffe, Gen. Christopher * Ripperdam, Fred * Ripperdam, Mrs. Fred * Roberts, Benjamin * Robinson, David * Robinson, George * Robinson, Samuel * Robinson, William * Rodes, Col. Robert * Rollins, Pemberton * Ross, Ambrose * Ross, Hugh * Russell, James * Sanders, Samuel * Sappington, John * Scholl, William * Searcy, Anderson * Searcy, Asa * Searcy, Bartlett * Brown, Arabia * Bryan, William * Bryant, Samuel * Conway, John * Gess, John * Grant, Elizabeth Boone * Hamlin, John * McClanahan, Thomas Marshall * Moore, John & Mildred * O'Rear, Jeremiah * Searcy, Charles * Searcy, Reuben * Searcy, Richard Jr. * Searcy, Richard Sr. * Searcy, Sam * Searcy, William * Scott, James * Sefer, Hugh * Shields, Hugh * Shelby, David * Shelby, Isaac * Shelton, David * Shirley, Charles * Shirley, Katie * Shirley, Michael * Shores, Thomas * Slaughter, Col. Thomas * Smith, Enoch * Smith, George * Smith, John * Smith, Maj. Wm. Bailey * Snoddy, John * Snoddy, Samuel * South, John Jr. * South, John Sr. * South, Mrs. John * South, Samuel * South, Thomas * Sparks, Jonas * Spurr, Richard * Stagge, William * Stagner, Barney * Stagner, Mrs. Barney * Stapleton, John * Starnes, Jacob * Starnes, Joseph * Starnes, Valentine * Stephenson, John * Stone, Dudley * Stoner, Michael * Storms, Jacob * Strode, Samuel * Swearingen, Berue * Swearingen, Beroni * Swearingen, Thomas * Talbott, Hale * Tanner, John * Tate, John * Tate, Robert * Tate, Samuel * Tate, Samuel Jr. * Taylor, Edmund * Taylor, John * Taylor, Nancy * Taylor, Peter W. * Taylor, Richard * Terrell, John * Terrell, Robert * Thomas, James * Thomas, Moses * Thompson, James * Thompson, Lawrence * Thruston, Charles Mimms * Todd, John Col. * Tomlinson, William * Townsend, Gerrett * Townsend, Joshua * Phelps, Shadrack * Strode, John * Tyler, Capt. Robert * Wilson, William * Townsend, Oswald * Tripple, Thomas * Turner, David * Turner, John * Turpin, Solomon * Turpin, William * Twiddy, Capt. Thomas * Twiddy, William * Umphrey, William * Vallandigham, Benoni * Vallandigham, Lewis * Vardeman, John * Vassar, Joel * Wade, Richard * Walker, David V. * Walker, Felix * Walker, Joel * Walton, Robert * Wane, Isaac * Warren, Thomas * Warton, James * Watkins, Capt. Charles G. * Watkins, James * Webber, John * Welch, Walter * Wells, Richard * Westerville, James * White, Ambrose * White, Aquilla * White, Benjamin * White, Mrs. Benjamin * White, Galen * Whitledge, Robert * Whittaker, Capt. John * Wilcox, Billy * Wilcox, Sally Boone * Wilcoxon, Daniel * Wilcoxon, David * Wilcoxon, Elizabeth * Wilcoxon, John * Wilcoxon, Rachel * Wilkerson, Aletha Anderson * Wilkerson, John * Wilkerson, Mrs. John * Wilkerson, Moses * Wilkerson, William * Wilkerson, Wyate * Williams, David * Williams, Edward * Williams, Elder Daniel * Williams, Jarrett * Williams, John * Williams, Ralph * Williams, William * Williams, William * Wilson, Moses * Withers, John * Witledge, Richard * Woods, Adam * Woods, Capt. Archibald * Woods, John * Woods, Samuel * Woodson, Samuel * Worthington, Capt. E. * Wright, John * Yates, James * Yocum, Jesse
 
Erected 1981 by Members of the Society of Boonesborough.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationForts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1981.
 
Location. 37° 53.624′ N, 84° 16.224′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Boonesborough Road (Kentucky Route 388). Marker is at Fort Boonesborough State Park, near the entrance to the old fort. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4375 Boonesboro Road, Richmond KY 40475, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Boonesborough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel Hart / Home of Capt. Nathaniel Hart (approx. ¼ mile away); First Ferry in Kentucky / Col. Richard Callaway (approx. ¼ mile away); Col. Richard Callaway / First Ferry in Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer National Monument Association (approx. half a mile away); "Divine Elm" (approx. half a mile away); "Sycamore Hollow" (approx. half a mile away); Site of Fort Boonesborough 1775-1783 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 9,068 times since then and 557 times this year. Last updated on October 10, 2019, by Daryl Dixon of Senoia, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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