George Bonner

4 August 1850–5 March 1913 (Age 62)
Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Bonner was born on 4 August 1850, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Bonner, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Edmondston, was 20. He married Phebe Annette Alexander on 24 January 1878, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 5 March 1913, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

George Bonner
Phebe Annette Alexander
Marriage: 24 January 1878
John Bonner
Phoebe Annette Bonner
Elizabeth Bonner
Margaret Bonner
Florence Edna Bonner
Pansy Bonner
June Lavelde Bonner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1878Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 4
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 7
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 17
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Story Highlight

    George Bonner and Margaret Edmondston

    George Bonner and Margaret Edmondston -- From Ireland/Scotland to Midway -- Compiled by William F Bonner Kaye Bonner June 4, 1998 Foreword: Preparation of this history has taken several …

    Sources (26)

    • Geo Bonner in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George Bonner in household of George Bonner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George Bonner in entry for Phebie Bonner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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