David James Bonnett

14 May 1862–4 March 1939 (Age 76)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of David James

When David James Bonnett was born on 14 May 1862, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John James Bonnett, was 26 and his mother, Ann Hughes, was 22. He married Francis Amelia Cluff on 3 September 1885, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 March 1939, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David James Bonnett
Francis Amelia Cluff
Marriage: 3 September 1885
Vivien Bonnett
Murry D. Bonnett
Muriel Cluff Bonnett
Earl Cluff Bonnett
Harvey Glenn Bonnett
Aileen Bonnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1885Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 24
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name for a milliner, or a nickname for someone who wore distinctive headwear, from Middle English bonet ‘cap, bonnet’ (Old French bonet).Altered form of French Bonnet . Compare Bonnette .History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its original form Bonnet in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • David Bonnett in household of James Bonnett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • D J Bonnett in entry for Glenn H Bonnett and Emma Jean Cox, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • David Bonnett in entry for Muriel Bonnett Halverson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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