William Henry Bone

21 September 1828–11 March 1900 (Age 71)
Kennford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Bone was born on 21 September 1828, in Kennford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Bone, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Anstey, was 27. He married Ellen C Carter on 13 August 1855, in East Stonehouse, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Quethiock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 11 March 1900, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Bone
Ellen C Carter
Marriage: 13 August 1855
Ellen Mary Bone
Rhoda Jane Bone
William James Bone
Francis Bone
Emma Bone
Thomas Henry Bone
Clara Bone
Alice Bone
Clarence Bone
Florence Bone
Annie Bone
Richard Edwin Bone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1855East Stonehouse, Devon, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated
    Age 6
    An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.
    1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages
    Age 20
    """A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Middle English bon(e), boun, Old French bon ‘good’.English: possibly a nickname from Middle English bone ‘bone, leg’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 3), used of someone with a bad leg or long legs.English: variant of Boone 1.

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

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    Biography of William Henry Bone

    Biography written by William Henry Bone's granddaughter, Alberta May Blamires Streeper, July 7, 1976 (Copy obtained from Daughter's of Utah Pioneers) William Henry Bone, son of Richard and Elizabeth …

    Sources (44)

    • William Bone, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William Bone in household of James Murray, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Wm Henry Bone in entry for Andrew Thompson and Emily Bone, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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