Margaret Boon (1681-1738)

Margaret Boon was born in 1681 to Mans Cock and Gunilla Jonasdotter.  She married Olof Boon at Gloria Dei in May 1703 and was survived by Annika (married John Rawson in 1830), Gunilla (married Jacob Archer in 1734) and William (married Elizabeth Archer c. 1739).

In Memory of
Margaret Boon who
Died ye 17 of June 1738
Aged 57 years.
She lived a widow three and twenty years
Five children born by one husband dear,
Two of use same on ye ground lyeth here.

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.