Clifford Alonzo Bondurant

15 February 1845–8 October 1888 (Age 43)
Buckingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Clifford Alonzo

When Clifford Alonzo Bondurant was born on 15 February 1845, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Jerome Wellington Bondurant, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Malloy Garrett, was 22. He married Mary Page Wilkinson on 22 January 1872, in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 8 October 1888, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States.

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Clifford Alonzo Bondurant
Mary Page Wilkinson
Marriage: 22 January 1872
Myrtis Bondurant
Murda Bondurant
Georgia Florence Bondurant
Pearl Honey Bondurant
Elmo Alonzo Bondurant
Royden Sidney Bondurant
Richard Stewart Bondurant Sr

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  • Marriage
    22 January 1872Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
    Age 2
    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 16
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Bondurand: nickname from bon ‘good’ + the personal name Durand , literally ‘good Durand’. Compare Bundren and Bundrant .History: Jean-Pierre Bondurand from Génolhac in Gard, France, married Anne Faure in Manakin, VA, c. 1708. His name is listed (in the form Bondurant) in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Clifford A. Bondurant in entry for Marda Bondurant, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Clifford A Bondurant in household of Jerome Bondurant, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Clifford A Bondurant, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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