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Mocksville in Davie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boone Tract

 
 
Boone Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
1. Boone Tract Marker
Inscription.  In 1753 Lord Granville granted 640 acres on Bear Creek to Squire Boone who sold it in 1759 to his son Daniel. This was a part of the original Boone tract.
 
Erected 1979 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-47.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 35° 54.336′ N, 80° 36.226′ W. Marker is in Mocksville, North Carolina, in Davie County. Marker is on Wilkesboro Street (U.S. 64), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mocksville NC 27028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hinton R. Helper (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Basil Gaither (approx. 1½ miles away); In 1827 (approx. 1½ miles away); The Boone Family in Davie County (approx. 1½ miles away); Colonel Thomas W. Ferebee (approx. 2.4 miles
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
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away); H. Andrew Lagle (approx. 2.4 miles away); Davie County in the Civil War (approx. 2.4 miles away); Davie County War Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mocksville.
 
Also see . . .
1. DanielBooneFamily.org. a partial image of Lagle Land Grant Map highlighting multiple Boone-family tracts (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.) 

2. facts about Squire Boone and family. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
3. more facts about Squire Boone and family. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
4. more facts about Squire Boone and family. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Additional commentary.
1. My Ancestors
Squire and Sarah Boone are my g-g-g-g-g-g-g-great grandparents through the infamous marriage of their eldest child Sarah to the "worldling" (non-Quaker) John Willcockson (var. Wilcockson, Wilcoxson, Wilcoxen, Wilcox). Until researching this historic marker, I had no idea that I live within walking distance (by 18th-century standards) of my ancestors'
Boone Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
3. Boone Tract Marker
homeplace. John and Sarah's tract is also visible on the Lagle Land Grant Map and plaque image included with this entry.
    — Submitted March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
 
Boone Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
4. Boone Tract Marker
Boone Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
5. Boone Tract Marker
Boone Tract image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
6. Boone Tract
east side of Bear Creek, facing north
Boone Tract image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
7. Boone Tract
west side of Bear Creek, facing south
Boone Tract image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
8. Boone Tract
west side of Bear Creek, facing southwest
approximate location of Boone Tract and marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, March 3, 2012
9. approximate location of Boone Tract and marker
Image of plaque of Davie County at Joppa Cemetery. Approximate location of the referenced Boone Tract and historic marker are highlighted in red (not in original photo). Click photo for better view. See related links of this page for more-detailed map images.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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