William Bone

14 January 1814–
Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Bone was born on 14 January 1814, in Greene, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Lewis Bone, was 34 and his mother, Aletha Tabitha Beeson, was 33. He married Delilah Gibson on 25 March 1835, in Greene, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Xenia Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died in Ohio, United States, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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William Bone
Delilah Gibson
Marriage: 25 March 1835
Mary E Bone
William Lewis Bohn
George W Bone
Martha Jane Bone
James A Bone
Sarah A Bone

Spouse and Children

25 March 1835
Greene, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 22

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.2 English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).3 Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Bone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Bone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bone in entry for Martha Jane Yram, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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