When Harriet Adelaide Bonner was born on 29 July 1850, in Kinderhook, Branch, Michigan, United States, her father, Ira H Bonner, was 38 and her mother, Mary Louisa Lambson, was 34. She married Malcom Wallace Vaughan on 3 September 1867, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Milton Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Tyrone Township, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 October 1920, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kent City, Kent, Michigan, United States.
English: from Middle English boner(e), bonour ‘gentle, courteous’ (Old French bonnaire, shortened from debonnaire). This surname is also common in Ireland where it was adopted for Ó Cnáimhsighe, see Bonar 2.
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ynyr ‘son of Ynyr’, a common medieval personal name derived from Latin Honorius with fused patronymic marker (a)p, normally voiced before a vowel.
German (also Bönner): from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Bonhard, formed with the element bon ‘request, petition’ (compare Latin bonus). This surname is also found in Sweden.
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