Bonnie Pearl Basham

15 October 1919–11 May 2007 (Age 87)
New Richmond, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Bonnie Pearl

When Bonnie Pearl Basham was born on 15 October 1919, in New Richmond, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States, her father, Willard Lee Basham, was 32 and her mother, Linda Florence Shrewsbury, was 24. She married John Richard Sheridan on 20 June 1936, in Winding Gulf, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Slab Fork District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Mabscott, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 2006. She died on 11 May 2007, in Richwood, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87.

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Richard Daniell
Bonnie Pearl Basham
Marriage: 11 November 1943

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World Events (8)

Age 1
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
Age 1
Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 23
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. It may be from places in Norfolk and Suffolk called Barsham, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Bār ‘wild boar’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Bonnie P Barham in household of Will Barham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bonnie Gibson in household of W L Bashan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonnie Basham in household of Willard Basham, "United States Census, 1930"

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