Harvey DeVille Bonney

Male28 January 1861–11 November 1944

Brief Life History of Harvey DeVille

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.

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Family Time Line

Harvey DeVille Bonney
Martha Jane Wheeler
Marriage: 20 October 1879
Elbert Corden Bonney
Elinor Amilia Bonney
Frederick Mortimer Bonney
Gertrude R Bonney
Frank Earl Bonney
Audrey Lelia Bonney
Mildred M Bonney
Nellie Belle Bonney

Sources (19)

  • Harvey B Or D Bonney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harvey D. Bonney, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Harvey D Bonney, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1879Lorain, Ohio, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 2

    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 25

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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