Elmer Bonner Iverson

30 May 1895–13 May 1950 (Age 54)
Armstrong Grove Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elmer Bonner

When Elmer Bonner Iverson was born on 30 May 1895, in Armstrong Grove Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States, his father, Oliver Iverson, was 29 and his mother, Christine Berg, was 33. He married Lillian Elizabeth Funk in 1917, in Palo Alto, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Independence Township, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States for about 20 years and Vernon Township, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 13 May 1950, at the age of 54, and was buried in Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa, United States.

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Elmer Bonner Iverson
Lillian Elizabeth Funk
Marriage: 1917
Alice Lucille Iverson
Edna May Iverson
Alvin Bonner Iverson

Spouse and Children

Palo Alto, Iowa, United States


    Alice Lucille Iverson


    Edna May Iverson


    Alvin Bonner Iverson


Parents and Siblings

    Oliver Iverson


    Christine Berg




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.2 Swedish equivalent of Iversen 1.3 Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Iversen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bonner Iverson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonner E Iverson in household of Christine Iverson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer B Iverson, "United States Census, 1930"

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