Bonnie Leon Elrod

24 July 1919–1 May 1994 (Age 74)
New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States

The Life of Bonnie Leon

When Bonnie Leon Elrod was born on 24 July 1919, in New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States, his father, Amos Washington Elrod, was 35 and his mother, Beulah Nelson, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Nellie Pansey Harper. He lived in Morris, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, Denton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1994, in Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Bonnie Leon Elrod
1919–1994
Nellie Pansey Harper
1923–2014
Grover Elrod
1943–2003

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1908–1951Female

    Morris D Elrod

    Male1911–Male

    Grover C Elrod

    Male1912–1944Male

    Female1915–1970Female

    Amos Elrod

    Male1918–Male

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German Ellrott, Ellrodt, perhaps a habitational name from Ellierode near Northeim, Lower Saxony, either of two places in Hesse named Ellingerode, or two lost places so named. In the U.S. this name is very frequent in GA, TN, and TX.

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

Sources (3)

  • B L Elrood in household of Amos W Elrood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonn Elrod in household of A W Elrod, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bond L Elrod in household of Amos W Elrod, "United States Census, 1930"

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