Bonnie Mae Jones

11 July 1926–5 February 1975 (Age 48)
Hansen, Orange, California, United States

The Life of Bonnie Mae

When Bonnie Mae Jones was born on 11 July 1926, in Hansen, Orange, California, United States, her father, David Augustus Jones, was 30 and her mother, Mary Gertrude Freeman, was 27. She lived in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States in 1930. She died on 5 February 1975, in Duarte, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Augustus Jones
1896–1970
Mary Gertrude Freeman
1898–1932
David Augustus Jones Jr
1921–1971
Mary Jane Jones Finley Birdseye
1923–2009
Frank Benjamin Jones
1924–2017
Bonnie Mae Jones
1926–1975

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Male1921–1971Male

    Mary Jane Jones Finley Birdseye

    Female1923–2009Female

    Frank Benjamin Jones

    Male1924–2017Male

    Female1926–1975Female

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 8

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1941

Age 15

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bonnie M Jones in household of David A Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bonnie Mae Jones, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Bonnie M Gary, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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