When Harvey DeVille Bonney was born on 28 January 1861, in Rochester, Lorain, Ohio, United States, his father, Cordon Lyman Bonney, was 28 and his mother, Amelia O. Masten, was 22. He married Martha Jane Wheeler on 20 October 1879, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 November 1944, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain, Lorain, Ohio, United States.
English (Lancashire): nickname for a handsome person, especially a large or well-built one, from northern dialect bonnie ‘fine, beautiful’ (still in common use in northern England and Scotland).
English: variant of Bunney .
German: variant of Boney . This surname is very rare in Germany.